Meet the Team

Asma Kassam, BHK, CSNA


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


  • 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


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


  • 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


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


  • 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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Melinda C, BSc (Kin)


  • Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology


  • 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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