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Dan graduated from Queen’s University with a Master’s of Science in Physical Therapy, and before that, received his Bachelor in Kinesiology from the University of British Columbia. Dan’s interest in physiotherapy and athletic performance stemmed from his own experience in competitive sport, and in particular, prolonged injuries which were successfully treated by physiotherapy.
He has worked with all sorts of clients- from powerlifters preparing for international competition, to seniors recovering from orthopaedic surgery. No matter their background, Dan is passionate about helping clients reach their goals- whether they are elite youth athletes or their grandparents.
Dan continues to pursue further advanced physiotherapy training and has taken AN-IMS (IMS/ dry needling) through Foundations Health Education, as well as Orthopaedic Levels through the Orthopaedic Division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association. He also has a clinical interest in the management of vestibular issues and has trained in vestibular rehabilitation with the Dizziness and Balance Rehabilitation Clinic.
Prior to physiotherapy, Dan worked as an exercise physiologist working with adults with chronic health conditions in cardiac rehabilitation, and volunteered as a youth basketball coach.
Dan graduated from Queen’s University with a Master’s of Science in Physical Therapy, and before ... Read More
Qwynn holds a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology and a certificate in Health and Fitness Studies from Simon Fraser University as well as a Master’s of Science in Physiotherapy from Glasgow Caledonian University in Glasgow, Scotland. Before becoming a practicing physiotherapist in B.C., Qwynn spent a year working in the National Health Service (NHS) in the United Kingdom developing his skills and knowledge. He worked in a team-oriented environment with occupational therapists, orthotists, orthopedic physiotherapists, and other specialist physiotherapists exposing him to a wide range of patient conditions requiring diverse assessment and treatment. Qwynn feels this experience has given him a solid foundation for tackling a large variety of injuries with confidence.
Qwynn comes from a sport background. For 13 years, he was figure skater competing at the national level. He has another 9 years as a nationally certified coach working with children as young as 3, up to people in their 50s and beyond. Qwynn has a deep understanding of the demands of sport and injury as well as the rehabilitation that comes with it. Given his focus on and personal development that came from sport, Qwynn’s practical experience with movement, injury management, physical rehabilitation, training regimes, the psychology of pain, and the importance of rest in recovery is deeply ingrained and led him led him to a career in physiotherapy. Qwynn uses an evidence-based and active approach to treatment that is client-centred and focuses on their personal goals for recovery.
Outside of the clinic, Qwynn is now an avid mountain biker, taking his bike all over BC to race or just to shred the gnar with his friends.
Qwynn holds a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology and a certificate in Health and Fitness Studies ... Read More
Richard is a Registered Massage Therapist with a Bachelors of Science in Kinesiology from Simon Fraser University. His treatment approach combines manual therapy techniques with individualized exercise programming.
Richard strives to build his clients’ confidence by providing evidence-based education and fostering self-efficacy. Richard has experience working with clients ranging from office workers to professional athletes. He loves helping clients perform better and be more resilient to injury, whether that be in daily life or competitive sport.
Richard has a keen interest in the treatment of climbing injuries, non-specific lower back pain, and chronic pain. Outside of the clinic Richard is an avid climber, backcountry skier, and mountain sports athlete - he can often be found strength training to complement his next outdoor project.
Richard is a Registered Massage Therapist with a Bachelors of Science in Kinesiology from Simon F... Read More
Allison studied Human Kinetics in Kelowna at UBCO before going on to complete her Masters of Physical Therapy in Vancouver at UBC. Prior to her Masters she worked as a personal trainer and Kinesiologist. This has provided her experience working with a variety of populations ranging in both age and ability.
She has completed her Level 1 certification in the Orthopaedic Divisions’ Advanced Integrated Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy. Allison plans to pursue continuing education opportunities to provide effective, evidence-based treatment to her clients. By combining an exercise-based approach, manual therapy techniques, and education, Allison strives to work alongside individuals to overcome barriers and return to function.
Growing up Allison played multiple sports across the North Shore including soccer and basketball. After experiencing a variety of injuries that landed her appointments with many different physiotherapists, she grew an interest in the process of recovery and rehabilitation. During her free time, Allison has a great passion for the outdoors. You can find her hiking, camping, snowshoeing, or skiing across the North Shore mountains.
Allison studied Human Kinetics in Kelowna at UBCO before going on to complete her Masters of Phys... Read More
Alana enrolled in the Massage Therapy program at Vancouver College of Massage Therapy after a determined search to find a career where she could utilize her ever growing interest in health and the human body to help others achieve a higher quality of life. She graduated from the 3000 hour program in November 2013 and soon after became registered with the College of Massage Therapists of British Columbia. She has found great success by allowing herself to adapt to each patient’s individual needs, no matter what their reason for seeking massage therapy may be. During a treatment with Alana you can expect her to work as deep into tissue as necessary to relieve tension, break down adhesions, promote healing, and increase mobility. She knows from experience the important role that correct posture, stretching, and body awareness plays in the ability to function at your greatest capacity and always educates her patients on how to do the same. A North Shore girl through and through, Alana loves the outdoors and enjoys all the benefits of leading an active lifestyle. She spends her free time running and hiking through the North Shore trails, enjoying the snow on the local mountains, surfing in Tofino, and practicing yoga.
Alana enrolled in the Massage Therapy program at Vancouver College of Massage Therapy after a det... Read More
Dr. Sarah Jung
Dr. Sarah Jung was born and raised in Burnaby, BC. She obtained her Bachelors of Science (Kinesiology) at Simon Fraser University, where she was a member of the varsity swim team. She then attended Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in Toronto, where she graduated Cum Laude and with clinic honours before returning to Vancouver. Dr. Jung is a certified Active Release Techniques (ART®) provider and is also certified in Graston Technique. Dr. Jung is very familiar with an active lifestyle and competitive sports. As a member of the varsity swim team at SFU, she attended numerous national swim meets including Olympic Trials and helped SFU win 4 national titles while completing her degree. Dr. Jung’s treatment approach incorporates ART®, Graston, traditional chiropractic adjustments, addressing muscular imbalances and prescribing stretches and exercises to help people return to the activities that they love. Dr. Jung has worked with athletes of all ages and abilities including traveling and working with BC Soccer provincial teams and treating at Ironman Canada numerous times. She has presented to local swim teams, volleyball teams, running clubs and dance studios to identify and optimize the athletes performance and function. Currently, Dr. Sarah Jung is teaching part time at Vancouver College of Massage Therapy where she teaches Anatomy and Physiology in the Registered Massage Therapist (RMT) program. Outside of work, you will find Dr. Jung playing a lot volleyball (both indoor and beach), swimming, running, hiking with her Great Dane or chasing after her two young children!
Dr. Sarah Jung was born and raised in Burnaby, BC. She obtained her Bachelors of Science (Kinesi... Read More
Shanie Rechner R.TCMP, R.Ac
An alumni of the International College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Vancouver, Shanie graduated from the 5 year Doctor program. During her 4th year, she travelled to Taiwan and learnt at the Taipei Tzu Chi General Hospital as well as in the private sector with 2 past chief of staffs. Her biggest take away from her internship abroad was the excitement gained to become part of a generation of practitioners who can play a role in fostering the important collaboration between Western and Eastern medicine. Additional studies of hers include 2 years at Grant MacEwan University; There she completed the Holistic Health Practitioner program with a focus in Nutrition, Western Herbology and Acupressure.
Growing up, Shanie could always be found out on a court, a field or the ice. This played a part in her discovery of Traditional Chinese Medicine(TCM) when she was met with a performance affecting injury. While acupuncture was introduced as a tool for helping the physical body with pain management and recovery time, it wasn’t until she learnt TCM encompasses a holistic approach that she knew it would become the discipline she would utilize for helping others.
With a strong focus on clear communication and an eagerness to educate, Shanie hopes to enhance your quality of life by providing you a better understanding of your body and overall health.
All and any patients are welcome to Shanie’s practise, and she notes special interest in concerns regarding mental-emotional health, pain & stress management, digestive health, along with nutrition.
If you are uncertain if TCM can help your specific situation, Shanie encourages you to contact her through email at tcmshanie@gmail.
An alumni of the International College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Vancouver, Shanie graduate... Read More
Meghan is a Registered Physiotherapist with a Masters of Physical Therapy Degree from UBC. She has continued her education with training in orthopaedic manual therapy (Diploma of Advanced Orthopaedic Manual and Manipulative Physiotherapy Level 2), the Thoracic Ring Approach and Mulligan Concept. Meghan is certified in Intramuscular Stimulation (IMS/dry needling) and Medical Acupuncture (CAFCI) and has training in concussion management. Other areas of experience include joint surgery rehabilitation (i.e., total hip and knee replacements), ligament reconstructions and neurological rehabilitation.
Meghan aims to determine the root cause of dysfunction by assessing whole body movement patterns and postures. She enjoys working with people of all levels of ability and activity goals from high performance sport to people aiming to get back to their favourite hobbies pain free. Her treatments may include manual therapy, exercise prescription, IMS, acupuncture, and education on injury prevention.
Meghan is passionate about living an active lifestyle and you will often find her trail running or mountain biking the local trails. You will also find her exploring the north shore with her two young children, her other little passions in life.
Meghan is a Registered Physiotherapist with a Masters of Physical Therapy Degree from UBC. She ha... Read More
Holly Samson RMT
Holly brings 20 years of clinical experience treating a wide range of patients and conditions to the Movéo team. She graduated from the 3000-hour RMT program at West Coast College of Massage Therapy (WCCMT) in 2003 and joined Movéo in 2008 after 5 years practicing in the West End.
Holly has practiced in many clinical settings including community outreach sports events, solo/multidisciplinary clinics, corporate firms, and home/hospital/long term care facilities. Her practice includes safely and effectively treating conditions such as whiplash, postural dysfunction, repetitive strain injuries, osteoarthritis, back/shoulder/hip/neck pain, headaches, thoracic outlet syndrome, facet irritation, and sciatica. Her treatment style incorporates trigger point release, fascial release, neuromuscular techniques, muscle energy techniques, stretching/contract-relax stretching, deep tissue techniques, swedish techniques, relaxation/breathing/visualization techniques, joint mobilizations and homecare prescription. Holly has a special interest in temporomandibular (jaw) joint dysfunction (including face and scalp pain) as well as women’s health, particularly in the context of prenatal and postpartum massage therapy care.
Holly has previously instructed at West Coast College of Massage Therapy (WCCMT) and Vancouver College of Massage Therapy (VCMT). She is thrilled to be part of a team of practitioners so committed to providing a collaborative approach to patient-centered care.
This mama of two has a background in competitive figure skating and is an avid volleyball player. She is happy to call the North Shore home.
Holly brings 20 years of clinical experience treating a wide range of patients and conditions to ... Read More
Dr. Kimberley Schneberk
Dr. TCM, R.Ac
Dr. Schneberk graduated from the International College of Traditional Chinese Medicine of Vancouver (ICTCM) in 2002 at the top of her class, completing 4 of her total 8 years of study in both Eastern and Western medicine. Upon her graduation from ICTCM in 2002, and successful completion of the Provincial Acupuncture licensing exam, she furthered her studies in Traditional Chinese Medicine to include the treatment of Addiction and Mental Illness, which were of special interest to her. Since then, she has continued to work with a wide variety of clientele from addicted and mentally ill populations to endurance athletes throughout the lower mainland. Further to her successfully completing the Provincial licensing exams for Traditional Chinese Acupuncture (R.Ac) and Herbology (R.TCM.P), she also achieved the highest level of certification in BC by completing the Provincial Doctorate Licensing Exam for Traditional Chinese Medicine entitling her to the designation of Dr.TCM. She was a member of the CTCMA Board of Directors from 2017-2022, and served as Vice-Chair from 2019-2021. Additionally, Dr. Schneberk has received successive years of appointment by the Minister of Health as a professional member to the Healthcare Practitioners Special Committee for Audit. Extensive training in both Eastern & Western medicine has given her an exceptional understanding of the human body, and a unique holistic perspective of how it works. ”Balance in all things”, she believes, is the key to leading a healthy, happy life. Since moving to the North Shore in 2002, Dr. Schneberk has taken advantage of many of the athletic opportunities that it offers. From trail running to cycling and skiing, she does it all. Her greatest passion however is for open water/ocean swimming. She can be found most days swimming in the chill waters of the Pacific in West Vancouver, well into the winter months. As part of the Moveo team, she looks forward to meeting and working with you to help you achieve or recover your optimum health & balance.
Dr. Schneberk graduated from the International College of Traditional Chinese Medicine of Vancouv... Read More
Jason graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology and a Master’s degree in Physical Therapy from the University of British Columbia. He has a special interest in orthopaedics and sports injury rehab, using a manual therapy and exercise-based approach to treatment. He has additional training in Neurokinetic Therapy™, a corrective movement system that addresses the cause of pain, not just the symptoms. He is also certified in Kinetacore Functional Dry Needling (FDN), a form of Intramuscular Stimulation (IMS). Jason believes in helping people get back to their pre-injury activities as soon as possible while minimizing their chance of re-injury. He has experience working with individual from a variety of backgrounds including paramedics, RCMP, and athletes of all levels. This past year he has worked with many volleyball players from the North Shore helping to resolve shoulder and lower back injuries. Asides from sports injuries, he has a special interest in treating clients who have been in a motor vehicle accidents, workplace injuries, Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) injuries and repairs, and lower back and shoulder injuries. In his free time enjoys hiking the local mountains with his German Sheppard Deja, snowshoeing at Mount Seymour, strength conditioning and running.
Jason graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology and a Master’s degree in Physical Th... Read More
** We are not able to direct bill for Deja at this time. Payment will be required and receipts can be submitted to your extended insurance**
Deja is a graduate of Vancouver College Of Massage Therapy. Her style of massage is an artful blend of deep relaxation with an in-depth focus on effective therapeutics. You can expect techniques such as (but not limited to): Swedish massage, myofascial release, joint mobilizations, and neuromuscular techniques. Deja has experience in treating post-surgical patients, over-use injuries, and stress/postural-induced soreness.
When not at Moveo, you can usually find Deja outside on two wheels. Whether it’s road cycling between destinations, cruising highways on her motorcycle, or seeking velcro dirt on her mountain bike, Deja knows how to rejoice in the thrill of physical movement. The only time Deja enjoys moving from two wheels to four is when she is spoiling her two large dogs during adventures in her converted camper van.
Being a natural athlete, Deja has a keen sense of the complexity of human physiology, and her practice reflects her commitment to getting clients the results they need.
** We are not able to direct bill for Deja at this time. Payment will be required and receipts c... Read More
Dr. Katrina Slama
Dr. Katrina Slama grew up in Burnaby, BC. She obtained her Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology with a concentration in Active Health and Rehabilitation from Simon Fraser University. She later graduated with honours from Palmer College of Chiropractic in San Jose, California. Dr. Slama holds additional certifications in Graston Technique® and Active Release Technique®.
Katrina’s goal is to help each patient return to their activities quickly and pain free, with the tools and education to prevent re-occurrence. She integrates diversified Chiropractic adjusting, soft tissue therapy, and exercise prescriptions into her treatment sessions in order for her patients to reclaim their health and functionality.
In her spare time, Katrina enjoys swimming, snowshoeing, and hiking.
Dr. Katrina Slama grew up in Burnaby, BC. She obtained her Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology wi... Read More
Dr. Jenn Turner
Dr. Jenn Turner completed her Bachelors Degree in Physical Education at Brock University in St. Catharine’s, Ontario. After graduating, she continued her education at the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College and earned her Doctorate of Chiropractic. After a number of years gaining experience in the Royal College of Chiropractic Sports Sciences (Canada)’s sports residency program, Dr. Turner passed the exam to accomplish her Chiropractic Sports Sciences fellowship program in November 2017, thus qualifying her as a Chiropractic Sport Specialist. Jenn is a fully certified Active Release Techniques © practitioner as well as being trained in Graston Techniques ® and practices out of her clinic Movéo Sport & Rehabilitation Centre in both locations, North Vancouver (opened 2006) and Walnut Grove (2017).
Her expertise as a sports chiropractor has taken Jenn around the world with her job with Cycling Canada. Her career highlights include working at the 2012 Olympic Games in London, England and the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. Jenn has been working with Cycling Canada during the past 15 years in the Track, Road and BMX programs and was proud to see some of the athletes she works with win a bronze medal at both of these Games. Currently she does most of her travels with the National BMX program, for which Jenn is working hard as part of the IST team to ensure the program’s success leading to Toyoko in 2020. She is part of the NSSMAC team and OTP/COC medical groups, working closely with many of the top sport therapists and doctors in the country. Jenn’s involvement in cycling in deep as she has experience working with the Professional Cycling Team Sky out of Great Britian and has worked with a number of other professional Olympic and amateur athletes. has travelled to Europe as part of the medical team for the National Bobsled and Skeleton teams where they were competing in the Europa Cup Circuit. Jenn has been the “Injuries” columnist for Triathlon Magazine Canada and has contributed to the Triathlon BC publication, IMPACT magazine and many others. Jenn is also athlete herself. Dr. Turner’s involvement in triathlon began at age 18 as part of the junior national team, then progressed to winning the gold medal at the long course amateur triathlon world championships in Denmark in 2005. After 5 Ironmans, Jenn is competing now semi-recreationally while figuring out the mommy/work/life/travel balance with her two active kiddos.
Dr. Jenn Turner completed her Bachelors Degree in Physical Education at Brock University in St. C... Read More
Jessica successfully earned her Bachelor of Kinesiology with a concentration in Active Health & Rehabilitation from Simon Fraser University. Jessica’s journey began at Movéo in 2015, where she embarked as a co-op student. Under the mentorship of seasoned practitioners, she honed her skills and absorbed valuable insights into the realm of injury rehabilitation and prevention.
Over the years, she has gained extensive experience working with chronic pain patients, individuals who have suffered injuries in motor vehicle accidents, and those focused on strength and conditioning. This specialized expertise has equipped her with a nuanced understanding of the unique challenges and requirements associated with each of these cases. Jessica’s approach is characterized by a personalized touch, tailoring exercise programs to meet the specific needs of each client based on their injuries and fitness goals. Her ability to navigate the complexities of chronic pain management by emphasizing a balanced and adaptable approach to exercise programming helps to make exercising less daunting for chronic pain sufferers.
Beyond her professional pursuits, Jessica’s passion for healthy movement extends into her personal life. She finds joy in outdoor activities such as hiking, kayaking, snowboarding, and playing ultimate. Jessica firmly believes that maintaining healthy movement involves incorporating variety into every exercise routine, a philosophy she seamlessly integrates into her professional practice to ensure the well-being of her clients.
Jessica successfully earned her Bachelor of Kinesiology with a concentration in Active Health &am... Read More
Donna is a graduate of Vancouver College of Massage Therapy (VCMT). Prior to becoming an RMT, and following her passion for running and triathlon, Donna enjoyed a career as a run specialty representative for such companies as Adidas and Asics. Eventually though, she and her husband decided to step down from their careers in order to fulfill their dream of travel. They quit their jobs, put all of their possessions into storage, said goodbye to family and friends and took off to travel around the world for two years.
Upon her return to Vancouver and having been inspired as a long-time client of Movéo, Donna decided to go back to school to become an RMT. She feels she has finally found her calling and is excited about helping others, just as the team at Movéo has helped her over the years.
Whatever your treatment goals may be, whether it’s staying healthy and pain free, recovering from an injury, managing chronic pain or stress reduction, Donna will start with a full assessment and design a treatment plan to help you achieve your goals. Her treatments are tailored to individual needs by incorporating a variety of techniques such as Trigger Point Release, Direct Fascial Techniques, Deep Tissue, Muscle Energy Techniques, and Joint Mobilizations, blended with various Swedish techniques.
Donna is particularly interested in helping athletes recover from sports related injuries so that they can get back to doing what they love. She also has experience treating postural dysfunctions, adhesive capsulitis, carpal tunnel syndrome, thoracic outlet syndrome, back and neck pain, tendinopathies, headaches and many other conditions
When Donna isn’t at Movéo, you’ll find her running the north shore trails or travelling around BC in her camper van.
Donna is a graduate of Vancouver College of Massage Therapy (VCMT). Prior to becoming an RMT, an... Read More
Dr. Ming Mei Zhang
Dr. Ming Mei Zhang is dual licensed as both an ND and RMT. She earned her Bachelor of Science specializing in Cell biology and Genetics from UBC, where human anatomy and physiology sparked her interest. From there on, she pursued her diploma of Registered Massage Therapy from the West Coast College of Massage Therapy. While working in an integrative clinic, Ming Mei learned about naturopathic medicine, and it was through its effects on her own health that she learned to appreciate its patient centered holistic approach. This spurred her to pursue naturopathic medicine training from the Boucher Institute of Naturopathic Medicine.
Dr. Zhang strives for a general practice, but due to her own personal experience going through pregnancy, she has developed a passion for prenatal and postpartum care. She also has a special interest in orthopedic conditions, management of chronic pain, metabolic and digestive disorders.
Ming Mei is passionate about empowering patients to take control of their own health and vitality. As an ND/RMT, she uses an array of modalities such as physical medicine, acupuncture, injection therapies, botanical medicine, clinical nutrition, supplementation, and much more to tailor a holistic health plan for each individual patient.
She is licensed by the College of Naturopathic Physicians of BC (CNPBC) and College of Massage Therapists of BC (CMTBC), and is a member of the British Columbia Naturopathic Association (BCNA) and the Canadian Association of Naturopathic Medicine (CAND). She has prescriptive authority and has pursued additional certifications in: Massage therapy for pregnancy and postpartum/post-caesarian section treatment Postpartum core rehabilitation K-tape Acupuncture IV therapy Advanced injection therapy (peripheral joints)
Dr. Ming Mei Zhang is dual licensed as both an ND and RMT. She earned her Bachelor of Science spe... Read More
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