Yolanda Van Vugt

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Your East Auckland Clinical Exercise Physiologist

Yolanda is a firm believer in the benefits of movement for health and well being. As a clinical exercise physiologist, Yolanda is trained in the use of exercise for rehabilitation from both chronic diseases and long standing musculoskeletal injuries. Prior to joining the team at Velca, she worked at an exercise rehabilitation clinic in the CBD dealing with individuals with cancer, heart disease, chronic fatigue, stroke, lower back pain and more.

Outside of work, Yolanda loves to exercise and has completed several half marathons over the past few years. She also enjoys being creative, reading, and learning new things! Yolanda grew up in the countryside, and through this has developed a love of nature and the outdoors.

Education/ Registration

  • Master of Science in Clinical Exercise Physiology

  • Post Graduate Diploma in Clinical Exercise Physiology

  • Bachelors Degree in Sport and Exercise Science, and Psychology

  • Current First Aid Certificate

  • Registered with CEPNZ

  • Registered with ACSM (American College of Sports Medicine)

Yolanda strives to take a holistic approach to health and well being. She enjoys working with a diverse range of individuals and believes that exercise can benefit people of all ages, conditions, and fitness levels.

Feel free to contact Yolanda if you wish to discuss how training and clinical exercise could help you or your family.


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