Heather Chu was born in Hong Kong but grew up in Vancouver, BC, Canada. Heather started her career as a personal trainer, fitness instructor and registered Kinesiologist with a Bachelor’s degree in Human Kinetics from the University of British Columbia. She taught a variety of fitness classes including indoor spinning, specific sports conditioning, circuit training and cardiac rehabilitation along with one on one personal training sessions in private gyms. As a registered Kinesiologist she also provided rehabilitation to people suffering from traumatic brain injury, chronic pain and work-related injuries.
Her passion for rehabilitation led Heather to return to Hong Kong and further her qualifications in the field of Physiotherapy. She completed a Bachelor’s degree of Science Physiotherapy with Honors at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University in 2014.
Heather has worked as a registered Physiotherapist in both private hospital and clinical settings. She combines manual therapy and Pilates rehabilitation and conditioning exercise for a range of conditions. These include antenatal and postnatal women, individuals affected by joint or soft tissue injuries and pre and post-surgery.
Heather is an accredited acupuncturist and Pilates Instructor and continues to further her study of advanced manual techniques at Curtin University in Perth, Australia.
Heather enjoys a wide range of sports -running, yoga and Pilates. Heather’s special interest is to combine her knowledge and previous experience in health and fitness with Physiotherapy techniques to help her clients to achieve optimal health.
Heather embraces the values of Client-Centered Care, empowering clients to self-manage their condition by taking the time to assess, explain their diagnosis, prognosis and treatment plan and help them develop healthy behaviours.