Category Archives for "What is Moving"

News, Events and Professional Development

Why Change the Conversation on Disabilities to Abilities?

Senior Wheelchair Facing Stairs

The topic of disabilities and inclusiveness has been important to me since I worked at a home for adults with cognitive disabilities after graduating from university. This passion grew further in 2000 when I participated in an “Adapted Physical Activities” course at the University of British Columbia that was part of non-degree work post graduating […]

Doctors of B.C. Can Prescribe Exercise as Medicine

Doctor Prescribing Exercise

Last year we sent out postcards to doctors in West Vancouver and North Vancouver with the headline Exercise is Medicine with the goal of encouraging doctors to prescribe kinesiology. A couple of doctors called us to us find out more and agreed.  In 2014,  we followed up with another postcard campaign to Prescribe Kinesiology. We have also […]

Lifemoves Goes to Hellth

March 30, 2015 – Lifemoves opened its own studio at suite 201, 130 Pemberton Ave We are very excited to have found a new home and community where we will continue to do what we love to do – help you lead a more active and healthier life! Our new home is filled with wonderous […]

Help Others Get Moving for Life

Can we get your help? Did you know that this blog was nomiated by Best Health for a blog award? Lifemoves is poised for big growth in 2012. This means that we will be adding more content and looking for more ways to share information in all of our blogs: What’s Moving at Lifemoves, Red […]

Exercise Physiologist Sarah Weller Adds Depth

Update 1/28/2017 Sarah Weller is no longer working at Lifemoves. Lifemoves Health and Rehabilitation is excited to announce experienced Practicing Kinesiologist Sarah Weller has joined Lifemoves. Sarah is originally from Australia and has over six years of experience developing exercise therapy programs for clients with a diverse range of clients with musculoskeletal disorders as well […]

What is the Difference between a Personal Trainer and a Kinesiologist?

Female Patient with Kinesiologist

During the last ten years I have always been proud of being a Kinesiologist, even though I was working under the title of “Personal Trainer.” We have clients who have worked with Personal Trainers and now will only train with Kinesiologists. When you hear the term “Personal Trainer,” you have an immediate image, correct? What […]

Raz Chan Wins Big at Las Vegas IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu Championship

Raz Chan recently participated in the IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu Championship in Las Vegas. Raz contacted Alfred in April 2009 for Fascial Stretch Therapy. Raz’s sessions have improved his hip flexibility, which enables him to get in and out of tight positions without injury, as well as speeding up his recovery from intense Jiu-Jitsu training.   He […]

June 4th Fundraiser for Cystic Fibrosis

Lifemoves-sponsored athlete Margaret Benson is a Cystic Fibrosis survivor thanks to a double lung transplant she received in December of 1999. Eleven years after her life-saving surgery, she and her husband are taking to the road on a tandem bike to raise much needed funds for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation in the 5th Annual GearUp4CF […]

Lifemoves Welcomes Two Junior Kinesiologists

Update Oct 09, 2015  Sahba, Brielle and Nicole no longer work at Lifemoves. Lifemoves is growing. We welcomed two Junior Kinesiologists in conjunction with Move for Health Day. Brielle Perler and Nicola Faloon (middle, right to left) are both university students completing degrees in Human Kinetics and Kinesiology. Leah Grossmith, who recently graduated from Wilfrid Laurier, […]

Sahba Seifi Completes Kinesiology Master’s Degree

Update 09/17/2015. Sahba now lives and works in Seattle, Washington. Lifemoves congratulates practicing Kinesiologist, Sahba Seifi who recently completed her Master of Science with an emphasis in Cardiac Rehabilitation from Simon Fraser University. During the last three years, Sahba helped many clients with a variety of acute and/or chronic conditions. While focusing on Active Rehabilitation […]

An Engaging Exploration of Upper Body Flexibility

Reduce Neck Pain with Office Stretches

In August 2008, Alfred attended the Fascial Stretch Therapy (FST) Level II Lower Body workshop in Arizona. Using the techniques he learned there he helped his clients reduce hip, knee and ankle pain, move more freely, perform better in sports and walk better. Since then, he felt there was something missing. By focusing mostly on […]

Vancouver Kinesiologist Guest on Ask the Expert

In October 2009, Access Athletes, a website that is building a trusted community of athletes, sports businesses, sport professionals and others,  invited Alfred Ball, Practicing Kinesiologist to be a guest expert. He answered questions on various aspects of sport rehabilitation and training, such as recovery, fascial stretching, flexibility, return to play, trigger points and anything related […]

Trigger Recovery With These Effective Techniques

RAD Roller Back

In 2009, Kinesiologist Alfred Ball took part in a workshop taught by William Hunh and hosted by Healing Through Movement at Douglas College.Initially, the course explained what trigger points are and how they produce more than just referral myofascial pain. The second portion allowed for brief exploration of how to discover trigger points on clients’ bodies using different […]