Body & Soul April 2017 Newsletter

the power of a smile

Have you ever wondered why when someone smiles at you that you - often as a reflex - smile back? Researchers believe that this is due to the mirror neurons in our brain firing up at seeing another person smile.1 Read more...

fitness tip: avoid cutting corners

Sometimes it's easier to cut corners to speed up your workouts but doing so may not only hinder your results but could actually lead to serious injuries. Consider if you were to rush through lifts instead of controlling the weight as you lifted and lowered it. Read more...

nutrition tip: are you storing your food properly?

It's important to store your food properly to avoid having your food reach the temperature danger zone - the point in which bacteria may begin to grow on your food.4 The Government of Canada has provided a detailed list of how long certain foods (i.e. meats, dairy products, veggies, etc.) can be refrigerated and frozen before putting your health at risk. Read more...

club news

Studio Closure Reminder: Body & Soul will be closed Friday April 14th to Sunday April 16th for the Easter weekend. Studio will re-open Monday April 17th at 6am. We hope that you have a safe and lovely long weekend!

Shockwave Therapy: Dr. Case recently introduced Shockwave Therapy (ST) as part of his service mix. ST is able to treat a wide variety of issues including plantar fasciitis, tennis elbow, shin splints, bursitis, frozen shoulder, bone spurs and more. ST can be incorporated into your regular treatment with Dr. Case.

New Staff Member: We are excited to welcome Ashley Kumar to the Front Desk Team!

Waitlist: Are the times and days you want to train fully booked? Are you available at short notice to train? Complete a waitlist slip in the studio and we will call you the day prior if a spot has opened up with your favourite trainer(s).

Iris Collins

Michelle Wong

Head Trainer

Michelle has a diploma in Sport Science from Douglas College, is a BCRPA certified Personal Trainer and registered Osteofit Trainer, a certified Pre and Postnatal Fitness Specialist, Menofitness certified and has been a BCRPA certified Group Fitness Instructor since 2001. She has played competitive tennis, volleyball, and softball.

Michelle's goal is to make exercise fun by sharing her love for fitness one smile and one drop of sweat at a time. She is attentive and prides herself on listening to each client's specific needs and goals, and working to take them to the next level in their fitness.


physio's corner

Q: What can I do to resolve back pain?

A: Back pain is a common problem that affects most adults at some point in their life. It can range from a mild dull ache to highly painful and debilitating. Read more...