Christopher Havel, MPT (Physiotherapist & Personal Trainer)
Christopher earned his Master’s in Physical Therapy from Chapman University (the longest standing accredited physical therapy program in the nation) and is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association. He is also a certified natural movement expert (MovNat Level II Trainer). His career as an orthopedic rehabilitation specialist spans 23 years. He has worked with those suffering from soft tissue breakdown and joint malalignment due to repetitive stress, traumatic injury, or age-related changes and has rehabbed athletes all over the spectrum, from recreational enthusiast to professional. He has studied under world-renowned practitioners, Kevin Wilk, DPT, Patrick Hoban, DPT, and Brian Mulligan, DPT mastering advanced manual techniques including myofascial release, joint mobilization, and muscle energy. Christopher believes in the restorative value of hands-on techniques to relieve pain as well as in the personal instruction of proper natural motion to enable a lifetime of pain-free living. On the weekend, you’ll find Christopher paddle-boarding, kayaking, hiking, or biking with his wife of 18 years, Jennifer, his son, Ethan, and his daughter, Lauren.
Jennifer Havel (Certified L.E.A.N Health Coach)
Jennifer holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Pepperdine University. She is also a Certified Health Coach through the Dr. Sears Wellness Institute, founded by world-renowned physician and author, Dr. William Sears. The Institute is a leader in science-based health and wellness education that focuses on the four pillars of health; Lifestyle, Exercise, Attitude, and Nutrition (L.E.A.N.). A certification by the Dr. Sears Wellness Institute is obtained only after completing the extensive coursework and meeting all requirements. Once certified, a Health Coach possess the knowledge, tools, and resources to make a positive difference in the health of others. Jennifer enjoys reading, hiking, and homeschooling her kids.