Meet the Team

Asma Kassam, BHK, CSNA

Certifications

  • Bachelor of Human Kinetics – UBC
  • Certified Group Fitness Leader
  • Certified Sports Nutrition Advisor
  • Certified Indoor Cycle Instructor

Specialties

  • Weight Loss/Circuit Training
  • Corrective exercise

Asma has had an interest in sport and fitness since the age of 6. While pursuing Human Kinetics at UBC, Asma began teaching fitness classes, and discovered how rewarding and exciting it was to be helping others with their fitness goals. While in UBC she also worked in head offices such as Best Buy. Scouring the industry for passion and excellence she decided she needed to create her vision of providing excellence for her clients, and launched Active Kinetix Fitness & Rehabilitation.

Adding a team of finely educated individuals who share the same passion with various skills and qualifications is truly a dream. We hope to be serving the community and vow to continue furthering our knowledge to provide the best service.

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Jessica Walesch, BKin, CFST 1

Certifications

  • Bachelor of Kinesiology – UFV
  • Certified Fascial Stretch Therapist
  • Active Isolated Stretch Therapist

Specialties

  • Active Rehabilitation
  • Stretch Therapy & soft tissue release
  • Functional fitness training
  • Injury prevention

Jessica’s interest in exercise therapy arose after being involved in a significant car accident. While going through her rehab, she started working with the Kinesiologist. This was the most pivotal part in her rehab as it not only helped her strength, but helped change her emotional health. From then on, she understood the importance of adopting a fit and active lifestyle, and is passionate about helping others regain their vitality.  

Incorporating Fascial Stretch Therapy into her practice she finds, allows people to achieve the greatest results. She is excited to begin her next Level of FST in Sept 2018!  

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Conan Cooper, PhD ChPC, CSCS

Certifications

  • Professor in Kinesiology at UBC
  • NSCA Strength & Conditioning Specialist
  • Functional Movement Screening (FMS Level 1)
  • Head Coach Educator for NCCP

Specialties

  • Corrective Exercise & Rehabilitation
  • Active Rehabilitation from Motor Vehicle Accident or Injury
  • Vast experience training all ages

Conan spent fifteen years in the Faculties of Science and Medicine studying basic sciences and human physiology.  At the end of a post-doctoral fellowship in Cardiovascular & Respiratory Sciences in 2004, he transitioned into applied fields following his passion in sport and exercise.  The training and research used in his academic background drives the exercise. rehabilitation, and sport programs he writes every day

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Serena Savji, BKin

Certifications

  • Bachelor of Kinesiology – UBC
  • Certified Personal Trainer

Specialties

  • Active Rehabilitation – ICBC Cases
  • Personal Training & Corrective Exercise
  • Partner Training

Serena has played soccer at a competitive level her whole life, and discovered the importance of health and fitness from a young age. While completing her Kinesiology Degree ,she was personal training and teaching group fitness classes. She has been an ongoing volunteer at Burnaby Hospital’s Cardiac Rehab (Healthy Heart) Program, and has also previously worked with with the COPD rehab program at Kelowna General Hospital. As a movement specialist, Serena helps people with their injuries and Rehabilitation, and incorporates her passion for fitness to help people achieve the next level of weight and strength goalsWhether you’re injured, inexperienced with exercise, or in a more advanced stage of training, Serena uses her exercise science background to provide you with optimized training that aims to correct asymmetries, enhance performance in desired activities, prevent future injuries, and improve quality of life to assist you in obtaining your health and fitness goals

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Certifications

  • Certified Fascial Stretch Therapist Level 2
  • Personal Trainer
  • Kinesiologist

Specialties

  • Stretch Therapy & soft tissue release
  • Functional fitness training

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Melinda C, BSc (Kin)

Certifications

  • Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology

Specialties

  • Active Rehabilitation – ICBC Cases
  • Health Promotion

Melinda has been a practising and loyal Kinesiologist for over 6 years. 

She takes pride in researching each clients case and creating individually tailored programs for each unique situation.

Melinda services the Surrey and Langley areas. 

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