Teresa Ojinma is a Certified Essential Somatics® Movement Teacher with over 10 years of experience in teaching movement and promoting healthy lifestyles through exercise and nutrition. She is a Certified Exercise Physiologist through CSEP (Canadian Society of Exercise Physiology) and a practicing Kinesiologist with the BCAK (British Columbia Association of Kinesiologists).She earned her Masters of International Healthcare Management, Economics and Policy degree from Bocconi University in Milan, Italy after completing her Bachelors of Kinesiology degree at Simon Fraser University. She also holds a Certificate of Applied Human Nutrition from SFU.
Teresa’s practice is based in Surrey, British Columbia where she enjoys teaching Somatic Movement classes and workshops at the Akasha Studio in the community of South Surrey. She also teaches private somatic salt therapy sessions at the Salt Wellness Centre located in the same building. In addition, Teresa does in-home Somatic Movement teaching, personal training and nutrition coaching, as well as trains clients at a private gym in Surrey.
Somatic Movement Education is truly a vital tool in teaching students and clients how to move more effectively, efficiently and painlessly by improving body awareness and overall wellness. Teresa believes in taking a holistic approach to health and wellness that includes the mind, body and spirit, as well as continual learning to fully equip herself with the knowledge, skills, and resources to successfully motivate, educate and inspire others toward healthy living.