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

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 […]

One Hour Long Cycle in Support of Kettlebells4Autism

Solly and I will be participating in One Hour Long Cycle in Support of Kettlebells4Autism. Please support us in helping this great cause!  To my friends/clients back in London, Ontario this is dedicated to the London Branch of Autism Ontario.  I had an amazing group of mothers from this branch who took my classes.  They […]

Properly Activating Your Transverse Abdominals

Many people experience back pain, they have poor posture or have weak abdominals.  One of the first things they need to learn is how to properly engage their transverse abdominals.  Watch this video to help you practice. After work on pelvic neutral exercises to help you strengthen the transverse abdominals and the pelvic floor. Any […]

Core Align Classes

Fine Balance is now offering Core Align classes!  Check out our first video and let me know if you are interested in trying.

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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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Nanaimo, BC  V9S 2V7

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