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The Balance In Motion training facility is located at 11151 Horseshoe Way, Suite 28 in Richmond.
The best way to access our facility is off Coppersmith Way. We are just a few doors down from the Z95.3, LG104.3 and AM650 offices.
We are open 7 days a week, with the exception of statutory holidays.
Monday – Friday: 6:00am-7:30pm
We recommend that you bring shorts, a t-shirt or tank top and proper running shoes.
Please note that we require a signed client waiver before we begin any training session. Click Here to get a client waiver form.
Each training session is between 60 minutes long.
Absolutely not. We run our Semi-Private Training session daily and will book you into the class that best suits your schedule.
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Yes. A fitness assessment is the first step in our training process.
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Your first fitness assessment is 100% free. All subsequent coach-requested fitness assessments are also free.
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Put simply, the FMS™ test is a ranking and grading system that documents movement patterns that are key to your body’s normal function.
By screening these patterns we are able to identify any functional limitations and/or asymmetries present in your body. Issues that can reduce the effects of functional training and physical conditioning if not addressed.
The FMS™ generates the Functional Movement Screen Score, which we use to target problems and track your progress. This scoring system is directly linked to the most beneficial corrective exercises needed to restore proper movement patterns.
We use the FMS™ test to:
The FMS™ simplifies the concept of movement and its impact on your body.
There are 5 key ways that we utilize the FMS™ test here at BIM:
Generally you know you have some sort of compensation if certain muscles feel chronically tight and you experience little to no relief when you stretch or rest that muscle group.
Active Rehabilitation refers to any exercise program that specifically addresses an injury or lingering pain as a result of an injury.
An effective Active Rehabilitation program should include:
By the end of your rehabilitation program your stability, mobility, strength and endurance should be restored; which will allow you to return to your pre-injury lifestyle.
An Active Rehabilitation program is best suited for people who have experienced an injury and/or are suffering from ongoing pain who no longer require an acute care treatment but are still experiencing physical issues relating to their original injury.
These individuals have also typically plateaued with conventional therapies and require a more active approach to facilitate their complete recovery.
If this sounds like you, Click Here to schedule free assessment with one of our kinesiologists.
You are a good candidate for an Active Rehabilitation program if you answer “yes” to any of the following questions:
Please note: In order for someone to respond well to an Active Rehabilitation program they should be far enough along in their recovery process that they no longer experiencing acute pain.
If you answered “yes” to any of the questions above and would like to learn more about our Active Rehabilitation program Click Here.
To participate in a post-MVA Active Rehabilitation program you need to bring a note from your General Practitioner to your initial assessment that refers you to a Kinesiologist or an Active Rehabilitation program.
After you assessment is completed we will contact ICBC directly to see if program funding is available for your recovery. Upon approval we will be able to bill ICBC directly for the cost of your program.
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Performing exercises that improve your core stability is a crucial part of your athletic development. Here at Balance In Motion, we build up your foundational core musculature to improve the transfer of force between your upper and lower body.
Effective Core Stability Training will also:
Mobility is the amount of active, usable motion that you posses. To execute any movement with proficiency, it is important that you have optimal mobility.
At BIM, we improve your joint health, reduce your risk of injury and get you performing at a higher level with specialized mobility drills.
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There are three ways you can schedule a fitness assessment with us:
*Our regular business hours are Monday through Friday 6:00am-7:30pm, Saturday 8:00am-2:00pm and Sunday 10:00am to 2:00pm.
Your first fitness assessment is 100% free. All additional assessments are done on request of your kinesiologist and will also be of no cost to you.
Each fitness assessment is approximately 60-minutes long.
Yes. We recommend that you arrive a minimum of 5-minutes before your assessment.
When you arrive at the BIM studio you will be greeted by our receptionist. Simply give her your name and tell her that you are here for your fitness assessment and she will inform your kinesiologist – who will then take you into our private assessment room.
During your 60-minute fitness assessment we will sit down with you to discuss your medical history, goals and lifestyle, then administer a full postural assessment in addition to a Functional Movement Screen (FMS™) to help identify any imbalances, past or present injuries and/or faulty movement patterns that you may have.
After that we will go over all of our studio procedures and give you a tour of our facility. You will also be able to ask questions at any point during your assessment.
We know things pop up last minute, and you may need to be absent from a training sessions – we have the following policy.
We require 24 hours notice or more for any sessions that needs to be rescheduled OR cancelled. No exceptions can be made to this.