• Aquatics
  • Bike Fitting & Sizing
  • Chiropractic
    • Diagnostic
      • Dr. Carolyne Nellis
      • Dr. Jim Sahota
      • Dr. Matthew Gerwin-Venner
      • Dr. Stefan Sigalet
      • Dr. Trent Wittal
      • Dr. Zain Mohammed
    • Family       
  • Counselling
  • Fascial Stretch Therapy
  • Fitness
  • IV Therapy
  • Kinesiology
  • Massage Therapy
  • Naturopathic Medicine
  • Physiotherapy
  • Shockwave Therapy
  • Spinal Decompression

"...Another moment which stood out was reviewing run test results and seeing the 20 beat HR improvement at the same pace compared with a few months earlier."

David Crane,
Ironman Triathlete

Tara Lazarski

What is your background and experience prior to working with Catalyst Kinetics Group (CKG)?

  • Hons. Bachelor of Kinesiology, Master of Science in Physiotherapy both from McMaster Univeristy
  • Worked with a variety of recreational and professional athletes from various sports
  • Worked Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics-figure skating coverage
  • Worked London 2012 Summer Olympics with the Canadian national Cycling team, and am involved in the prep with the team leading up to 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio.
  • Been working for the National Cycling team for the last 6 years, and have been working in the cycling industry for over 10 seasons


What is your role at CKG? Tell us about the program/s you’re involved in. 

  • Registered Sports Physiotherapist

 What problem/s are you trying to solve for your clients at CKG? 

  • Assessments and treatments that are focused on addressing the underlying issues that are affecting pain and movement

What most excites you about your work and contributions at CKG?

  • Working closely with the other team members, and how much easier it is to get people moving better , and pain free faster with our programs

Any tools or technology that you use in your practice and are excited about?

  • Training in advanced manual therapy
  • Acupuncture
  • IMS (intramuscular stimulation)
  • Retul 3D motion analysis-Bike Fitting
  • Vestibular Rehabilitation

Where can we find you when you’re not working?

  • Travelling the world with the cycling team
  • Running, riding, hiking, skiing

How long have you been doing what you do?

  • Ive been involved working with sports teams for 15 years, and have been graduated from Physiotherapy schoo for almost 8 years

Any accolades you’d like to tell us about? 

  • Acupuncture Certificate
  • Retul Certified Bike Fitting
  • Sport Physiotherapy Canada Certificate and Diploma (completed with Distinction)
  • Advanced education in Manual therapy

Do you have a Twitter handle or personal website?

@taralbaker (twitter)

Facebook: Tara Lazarski, Sport Physiotherapist