Dr. Colby Leong, DC
Chiropractor / Founder
Dr. Leong grew up in Winnipeg, Manitoba where he completed his Bachelors of Kinesiology at the University of Manitoba. While completing his education, Dr. Leong worked as a strength and conditioning coach at McDole's Performance Systems. There he had the opportunity to train and rehab individuals from the NHL, CFL, UFC, as well as a wide range of athletes from high school to university level.
With the goal to help people recover and perform their best in any pursuit, Dr. Leong pursued chiropractic school and became a Doctor of Chiropractic through Northwestern Health Science University. During this time, Dr. Leong had the opportunity to treat Olympians, CrossFit games athletes and NFL players while in Minnesota and Ohio.
Making Calgary home, Dr. Leong has opened his skills up to numerous amounts of athletes, business professionals and those in the arts. His pursuit is to make proactive care a staple in health and not let pain dictate well being.
Dr. Raymond San Agustin, DC
Chiropractor / Clinical Director
Born and raised Calgarian, Dr. San Agustin started his journey in health by getting his Bachelor's of Nursing at Mount Royal University. As a nursing student he was heavily involved in yoga, completing his 200 hour RYT and eventually finding CrossFit and strength and conditioning. Having been a personal trainer in large cities, to the Yukon Territories, he has worked with patients and clients from all walks of life.
Through his work in healthcare and fitness, he was struck with a passion for health, lifestyle, and movement and decided to pursue it further. Dr. San Agustin went to chiropractic school, achieving his Doctor of Chiropractic through Palmer Chiropractic College West. In the belly of North California, the birthplace of CrossFit, he was able to work with and treat CrossFit Games athletes, American Open weightlifters, international level powerlifters, and more.
Returning home with a newfound love for geeking out on biomechanics, nutrition, pain science, and manual therapy, Dr. San Agustin is ready to empower his patients to optimize their well being.
Blair Williams, MT (2200Hrs)
Massage Therapist / Massage Therapy Director
Blair's passion for rehab began in her home town of North Bay, Ontario, where she worked as a physiotherapy assistant throughout her last years of high school. She then went on to complete a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology at Dalhousie University. During university, Blair was the head student therapist for the women's varsity volleyball team, as well as working basketball, football and track and field events.
While in school, Blair also obtained her personal training certification. She has worked with a wide variety of athletes and everyday people looking to move faster, perform better, and come back from injuries stronger. She then went on to find Olympic lifting where she now competes at a provincial level. Later, after moving to Calgary, she began competing in CrossFit.
Her love for human kinetics, and the newfound enjoyment of throwing a barbell around, led Blair to purse a diploma in Massage Therapy at Mount Royal University. She believes in a hands-on, active approach to injury rehab and improving performance.
Sam Warkman, MT (2200Hrs)
Samantha grew up in Turner Valley, Alberta where she discovered her lifelong love for the outdoors and physical activity through hiking, backpacking, cross-country skiing, rugby, and dance. After competing as a national athlete and coach in competitive skip rope and downhill skiing, Sam decided to pursue her love for optimizing physical performance as a career. She moved to Calgary, Alberta where she completed her diploma in Massage Therapy at Mount Royal University.
Currently involved in CrossFit and Olympic weightlifting, Sam is eager to continue learning new forms of activity in order to bring further understanding to her patients. She believes strongly in preventative care and as such is passionate about providing massage therapy to help treat current injuries and prevent new ones.
Dr. Mike Sydoryk, DC
Born and raised in Calgary, Dr Sydoryk completed his bachelors of science at the University of Calgary. Get his inspiration of Health Sciences by a lifetime of hockey and an early introduction and commitment to fitness. After hockey, Dr Sydoryk became dedicated to the sport of weightlifting, posting a consistent national qualifying totals since 2010.
Utilizing chiropractic care in his own athletics, Dr Sydoryk wanted to help others realize their own potential. Resulting in a pursuit to obtain his doctorate of chiropractic from Palmer College of Chiropractic - West. During his time in California, Dr. Sydoryk had the chance to train with and treat Olympic level weightlifters, international level Powerlifters, rodeo stars and high level crossfit athletes.
Now returning from California, Dr. Sydoryk is once again calling Calgary Home; just north of the city on a ranch with his wife, and zoo of dogs and horses. Dr. Sydoryk is inspired to help those find their individuals greatness by helping the body keep up to whatever goals they set out to achieve.
Ethan Christensen, MT (2200Hrs)
Ethan is a Registered Massage Therapist with a diploma in Massage Therapy from Makami College. Born and raised in the sunny Okanagan Valley on a small honey bee farm, he grew up with an appreciation for an active lifestyle through his natural surroundings and his participation in competitive sports. Ethan played hockey throughout his years of school until he eventually made the change to Ultimate Frisbee, where he now plays for the Alberta men's team.
Throughout his years as an athlete, Ethan became acutely aware of the importance that physical health plays in competition. This interest in improving his own performance, and preventing game hindering injuries, lead him to pursue a career in massage. In his practice he aims to empower his patients with education to prevent injuries and perform at their best— no matter the activity. Outside of work, you can find Ethan throwing a frisbee around or discussing bee conservation.
Newton Yu, MT (2200Hrs)
Born and raised in Calgary, Newton's passion for fitness began at a young age when he was involved with basketball, volleyball, badminton, and weightlifting. Nowadays, you can find Newton exploring the mountains, cycling, and exploring the world of Olympic Weightlifting while still Powerlifting.
Newton's passion for rehabilitation ignited after sustaining a lower back injury of his own, thus leading him to Chiropractics, Massage Therapy, and movement training. He realized the combination is the key to bridging performance and rehab. Fascintated by rehab, Newton was lead to Massage Therapy and completed his diploma at Makami College. Newton strives to continue learning and exploring movement in order to help people get back to their daily lives and activities
Maria Gilchrist, MT (2200Hrs)
Maria grew up in Medicine Hat, Alberta, where she spent more time reading books than moving her body. By high school, her mother recognized the need for more movement and enrolled Maria in a yoga class. She fell in love and has practiced and studied yoga ever since, completing trainings in vinyasa and yin. While yoga was the doorway to movement for Maria, she discovered strength training a few years later and is passionate about the ways that the two practices compliment one another.
This passion fueled an interest in the human body and a desire to help people move sustainably in whatever ways they love or need to. Maria connected these dots and eventually decided to pursue a career in Massage Therapy, completing her diploma at Mount Royal University. She believes in effective, proactive treatment and the combination of movement and manual therapy as medicine.
Erin Zelinski, Registered Provisional Psychologist
Provisionally Registered Psychologist (p2902) in Sports Psychology and Child and Family Therapy
Erin is from Saskatchewan where she spent her youth as a speed swimmer, but her love of mountain sports drew her to Alberta for her postsecondary training. This training includes a PhD in Cognitive Neuroscience (2016), a Master’s of Science in Behavioral Neuroscience (2011), a Master’s of Counselling (expected 2020), and a Bachelor of Science in Psychology (2007). During her education, Erin studied how our brains process information to construct our experiences and how these processes can go awry. She has published 16 peer reviewed articles in scientific journals and presented her research at dozens of international conferences. Erin is committed to evidence-based practices and the recognition that perception and physiology are interconnected. She achieves this by blending various strengths-based therapeutic approaches with her training in Neurobiology.
As an athlete who experienced burnout, but eventually rediscovered her love of sport, she gets how hard it can be to work consistently toward a goal and overcome obstacles that may stand in our way. We can become disconnected from our inherent capacity to achieve our goals - especially if they are long-term. An outside perspective can be a powerful tool for reconnecting with inner strengths we forgot we had and to help us set check-in points that keep us on track for achieving our goals. As part of your team, Erin’s mandate is to provide a safe space for processing the ups-and-downs we all experience in sport and in life so you can thrive.