We are very proud to be the one of the only exercise rehabilitation and personal training companies in the Lower Mainland that has a full team of Kinesiologists.
Clients never need to question the education and experience of Symmetrix Kinesiologists - each has achieved a minimum of a four year Bachelor of Science degree, has current CPR/First Aid, professional liability insurance and commercial general liability insurance.
B Kin, Practicing Kinesiologist (BCAK)
Kseniya earned her Bachelor of Kinesiology from the University of British Columbia. She is also certified with the Active Isolated Stretching Foundation (Stretching Canada), National Council for Certified Personal Trainers.
Kseniya has a strong foundation in both personal training and active rehabilitation. She has experience working as a personal trainer for several national chain gyms as well as over two years experience with a local rehabilitation company providing active rehab to a wide range of clients.
Kseniya has an extensive athletic background, having competed for 7 years as a national level rhythmic gymnast and for over 10 years as a competitive ballroom dancer. She has competed all over North America and trained competitively with world renowned coaches in New York City, Los Angeles and Toronto.
She continues to pursue her love of dance through a performance company based out of Vancouver that performs at shows all over the Lower Mainland. Watch for Kseniya twirling across the studio floor.
In addition to dancing, she loves hiking, yoga, tennis, snowboarding and working out in the gym. Kseniya speaks fluent Russian, French (and English of course!) and loves poetry & creative writing – and has won a few local literary contests.
Kseniya has a very specific and technical approach to her training, resulting in very high achievements and success for her clients. Kseniya has a wonderfully fun and upbeat energy that clients love!
BPE, Practicing Kinesiologist (BCAK)
Jeff received his Bachelor of Physical Education from the University of Alberta in 2012. His area of concentration was Sport Performance and Behaviour. Jeff is also certified with the National Strength and Conditioning Association (CSCS) and the National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP) for Competition and Olympic Lifting.
Jeff’s professional experience includes personal training and facility management at a national chain gym, intern trainer for the Vancouver Whitecaps, NHL fitness testing assistant for the Edmonton Oilers and strength and conditioning coach (soccer and basketball) for youth and amateur clubs.
Throughout his years working with athletes, he performed a wide variety of duties within various sport camps (in season and off season) such as sport conditioning, team training programs, athletic injury management, pool sessions and fitness testing. In addition to his strong sport experience, Jeff has also worked as a youth social worker for the South Vancouver Youth Club.
Jeff’s experience with coaching & sport, along with his own athletic background, combine for a precise, challenging training style. His calm and focused energy is appealing to all clients; whether recovering from injury or working to reach peak athletic performance.
BHK, Practicing Kinesiologist (BCAK)
Tyne received her Bachelor of Human Kinetics degree from the University of British Columbia, Okanagan in 2014. She was recipient of the President’s Entrance Scholarship for excellence in scholastic standing. During her four-year program she excelled in courses including exercise physiology, cardiovascular physiology, respiratory physiology, metabolism and nutrition.
Tyne began working in the fitness industry as a trainer at local gym in her hometown of Creston, BC in 2007. It was her work then as a certified personal trainer and group exercise instructor that compelled her to complete her graduate degree in Kinesiology.
Tyne’s experience includes designing exercise programs to a wide range of clients at both private gyms, national chain gyms and as a volunteer with Kelowna's BC Cancer Agency. Her experience and education support her ability to evaluate her clients’ needs and design comprehensive, effective exercise programs and lifestyle plans.
Tyne’s personal fitness interests include weight lifting and running. Tyne is a true “people person” and has a passion for helping and teaching others. She has a calm and comfortable disposition that makes her relatable to her clients; whether she’s educating on correct posture or pushing them for that one final rep.
B.Sc. Exercise Science, Practicing Kinesiologist (BCAK)
Alyssa received her Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science from the University of Jamestown in North Dakota, where she attended on academic scholarships and collegiate athletic scholarships for softball. She graduated with her undergraduate degree in 2011. She is also a NASM Certified Personal Trainer, and CSEP Registered Exercise Physiologist.
While completing her education, and in the several years since, Alyssa has gained industry experience in clinical, corporate and community settings. While at university she worked with the Jamestown Hospital Cardiac Rehabilitation and Wellness Centre where she was responsible for assisting with stress tests, providing exercise prescription and monitoring patients through their cardiac rehab phases.
Upon her return to Vancouver, Alyssa’s experience includes working as a Fitness Advisor for a large public facility in New Westminster, General Manager for a corporate fitness program at a large Vancouver based tech company and Assistant Fitness Manager & Personal Trainer for a national chain gym.
Alyssa has worked with a very wide range of clients including; competitive athletes, exercise newbies, weekend sport driven clients and everyone in between! She also has experience providing active rehab programs to soft-tissue injured clients. She is experienced and passionate about teaching group fitness classes and currently teaches several classes per week at our ACOCO studio.
Alyssa loves to volunteer her time to causes close to her heart. She was Team Captain for a Ride to Conquer Cancer team in 2015 – helping to raise thousands of dollars for the cause. She also volunteers weekly as an Exercise Therapist at an integrative cancer care clinic in Vancouver.
Alyssa played competitive softball until a shoulder injury ended that path a few years ago. She continues to play softball at the recreation level, is an avid cyclist and enjoys power lifting and running.
Alyssa’s competitive athlete background gives her a strength and determination that comes through in her very focused and specific exercise programming. Her results-driven, resourceful personality supports all clients in their goals; whether recovering from injury, maintaining quality balanced lifestyles, or reaching peak athletic performance.
Principal, B.Sc. (Kin), Practicing Kinesiologist (BCAK)
Sheron holds a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from Simon Fraser University and has over 25 years in the health and fitness industry; spanning from the spandex days of the 80’s to steering corporate wellness initiatives at a major BC healthcare institution.
Sheron co-owns Symmetrix with her husband Terry and, in addition to providing personal training services, she champions our Workplace Services. She is highly experienced in providing office ergonomic assessments and is a dynamic presenter. She has been facilitating wellness workshops for over 19 years and has presented to employee groups, professional organizations and at major conferences.
Sheron has a mind-body approach to health and fitness, which comes through in her exercise programming, presentations and business philosophy. She has completed numerous triathlons and enjoys “playing” outside with her family — husband Terry and daughter Hannah.
Sheron’s favourite quote…
“Take chances. Make mistakes. Get messy”
- Miss Frizzle – The Magic School Bus
Founder & Principal, B.Sc. (Kin), Practicing Kinesiologist (BCAK)
Terry is founder and co-owner of Symmetrix. He started the company as a one-man show in 1992 to help fund his University education. His passion for fitness, combined with his excellent business aptitude was a winning combination and testament to the growth and success of Symmetrix. Terry is responsible for the strategic and financial planning for the company but don’t let the business suit fool you. He has 23 years experience providing personal exercise programming and has worked with professional athletes, cardiac rehab patients, and every kind of client in-between.
Terry’s martial arts (Tae Kwon Do) background, ‘no-whining’ attitude and perfectionist personality come through in his precise, effective training styles. Terry’s greatest enjoyment comes from finding fun new ways to exercise with his high energy 10 year old daughter, Hannah. Terry holds a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from Simon Fraser University and a Business Administration (Marketing) Diploma from University/College of the Kootenays.
Terry’s favourite quote…
“Well, hello world… sometimes we (sic I) forget what living’s for…”
- Lady Antebellum
Team Leader, B.Sc. (Kin), PBD (Gero), Practicing Kinesiologist (BCAK)
With Symmetrix since 2002, Andreja is deeply rooted in the science of human movement. Her meticulous assessments and programming provide her clients with effective, long-lasting results. She has completed three full marathons and four half-marathons. Andreja’s energy and contagious laugh keep her clients motivated and coming back for more!
As Symmetrix Team Leader, Andreja is responsible for developing protocols for all areas of our service delivery, including assessments and exercise programming. She provides continuing education to our team of Kinesiologists and thrives on keeping Symmetrix standards the highest in our industry. She is also a course instructor for the Functional Assessment of the Spine and Extremities offered through the BC Association of Kinesiologists (BCAK).
Andreja has over 18 years experience in musculoskeletal assessment, active rehab, corrective exercise, movement assessment, personal training and pool therapy. She is certified int he following: Functional Movement Systems (FMS Levels I/II), Kinesio-taping, Active Isolated Stretching (AIS), Functional Capacity Evaluation (Matheson System) and TRX.
Andreja holds a B.Sc. in Kinesiology and a Post-Baccalaureate Diploma in Gerontology from Simon Fraser University. She sat on the executive board for the BC Association of Kinesiologists (BCAK) for 10 years and held the position of President, as well as served on the executive board for the Canadian Kinesiology Alliance from 2006 – 2008.
Andreja’s favourite quote...
“The true purpose of exercise is to invigorate and strengthen us in body, mind, and spirit.”
- Deepak Chopra