Suffering from an injury or illness? Working with a Kinesiologist will get you back up and doing the things you love.

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Transform how your body looks, feels and performs as well as improve flexibility, agility, alleviate pain and increase mental focus.

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Kick into high gear with circuit training and Pilates classes or choose from our personal training and small group sessions.

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Nanaimo’s foremost source for kinesiology and pilates.

Kinesiology, Pilates and the path to a brand new YOU

Whether an injury is keeping you from performing your best or you simply want to keep fit, stay active and maintain your strength and range of motion, Return to Form Kinesiology & Pilates is your gateway to a healthier, happier you.

Your guide on this journey is Rachel Robertson, a Nanaimo-based Kinesiologist, personal trainer and certified Pilates instructor. Blending the science of kinesiology with the artistry of Pilates, she has the experience and expertise to assess your needs and establish a plan for getting you and your body to where you need to be.

Because life’s too short to not perform – or feel – your best.

why kinesiology

Whether recovering from an injury or wanting to improve athletic performance, a Kinesiologist can teach you precisely how to move – in a manner unique to your individual physiology. Kinesiology is increasingly becoming a core component of many progressive extended health and wellness programs.


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why pilates

Pilates is widely considered to be one of the best abdominal and core workouts and it can greatly improve your flexibility and balance, dramatically transforming how your body looks, feels and performs. Pilates practice can improve flexibility, agility, alleviate pain, increase mental focus and promote economy of motion.


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Great advice & info

Kinesiology, Pilates & a New You

I recently had the pleasure of speak to Team Subkit about Return To Form – Kinesiology & Pilates and the accomplishments of being a business owner. You can read the article here.

Kettlebell Sport

The Underlying Health Benefits of Kettlebell Sport

In this article, I share what Kettlebell sport has provided me as an athlete, practitioner and in my personal life.  I touch on the physical and mental benefits of kettlebell sport.  As well as, some misconceptions.  Click the link below to read the article: The Underlying Health Benefits of Kettlebell Sport


The Underlying Health Benefits of Kettlebell Sport

This article on Kettlebell sport is my perspective as a health professional.  In the article, I cover what Kettlebell Sport provides me personally, misconceptions, benefits physically and mentally.  Kettlebell sport can appeal to a variety of people and in this article I explain why.  Click the link below to access the article:


A weekend of PR’s

The best thing about Kettlebells, there is always room to improve. I personally love having a goal and working towards it.  When I put the time in the gym and then step on the platform to test myself I always have a goal in mind.  This weekend (Oct. 31, 2015), Linda Gilmour of Ironbell Fitness […]

NPAA BC Championships Oct 24, 2015

This past weekend, I tagged along to be a backstage helper for the NPAA BC Championships in North Vancouver.  My partner Solomon Macys competed in his first physique competition.  He had coached two competitors previously and decided it was his turn on stage.  We caught the Friday 1230 Ferry to Vancouver since there was a […]

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what happy clients have said…

“Rachel has a vast knowledge of her profession and is very innovative. Rachel is always very encouraging, the perfect combination of tough and warm. I actually look forward to our sessions and I would recommend her without reservation.”

– Carrie Cookman

“My husband and I are average people who want to be healthy so we can live life doing the things we love. We have worked with Rachel for three years and have found her to be the most qualified trainer. We are stronger, leaner & fitter.”

– Stephanie & Ken Leach

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11 Giggleswick Place
Nanaimo, BC  V9S 2V7

Phone: (250) 618-7853

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