Robyn Smalley

MBCAK Kinesiologist & Kin. Manager

Robyn has over 10 years experience as a Practicing Kinesiologist in exercise therapy, occupational rehabilitation and ergonomics. She studied Kinesiology at University of Alberta and graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science degree. She is  accepting clients with a wide range of abilities and challenges – injury recovery, chronic conditions, athletes and general fitness.

Robyn is passionate about injury prevention and rehabilitation and her infectious enthusiasm and knowledge makes her a pleasure to work with. She has experience with rehabilitation of soft tissue injuries, persistent pain and general conditioning.

Robyn facilitates our hydrotherapy program, mobility classes, GLA:D Canada, running clinics, and the Moving with Parkinson's class. She has taken courses in Running Injury Prevention, Parkinson's Exercise, Ergonomics, Exercise Prescription, Hip and Knee Osteoarthritis and Injury Management.

Robyn moved to Vancouver Island from Alberta permanently in 2011. She enjoys the outdoor lifestyle that the island has to offer including skiing, hiking, beach walks, mountain biking and running. She finished her first half marathon in 2016 and is looking to continue in more events. In 2018, Robyn participated in the Vancouver Island Trail Race Series and finished 2nd in her age category.

Robyn enjoys traveling and has explored South East Asia, South America, Australia, New Zealand and Europe.


  • Bachelors of Science, Kinesiology, University of Alberta (2011)


  • Part of a multi-disciplinary team for working with occupation rehabilitation programs 
  • Designing exercise programs for many populations such as neuromuscular disorders, musculoskeletal injuries, and persistent pain
  • Completing hydrotherapy exercises with clients
  • Director for River Runners Club 2019-2021

Continuing Education Courses

  • GLA:D Canada Certification
  • Industrial Ergonomics Certification
  • EPIC Lifting Certification
  • Advanced Exercise Prescription Workshop
  • Scientific Application of Mobility Training Workshop
  • Anatomy Trains for Movement Professionals Workshop
  • "The Running Clinic" Certified Professional  
  • Changing Parkinson's: The Fundamentals of Functional Movement (2021)


  • Completed her first half marathon in 2016
  • Edge to Edge Half Marathon Finisher, 2017
  • Canadian Ski Instructors Alliance Level 2
  • Vancouver Island Trail Series – 2nd Place overall in age category, 2018
  • Finalist, Best Personal Trainer, Readers’ Choice Awards, 2019

 Photo Credit: RAD Media