Our medical, clinical & sports performance team

We are leaders in the fields of Integrative Medicine, Sports Medicine, Spine Conditions, Physical Therapy, Functional Rehabilitation, and Sports Performance. We understand the importance of treating injuries and also how preventing injuries and promoting health are key in your recovery so as to go back to the things you love at your full potential.

Dr. Scott (USA)

Sports Medicine
Family Medicine

Sports Medicine Physician and General Practitioner


  • – MD. of Sports Medicine,
    Physician’s Group Orthopedics (Suzhou, China)
  • – MD. of Family Medicine,
    West Florida Medical Group, Pensacola, FL, (USA)
  • – MD. of Sports and Family Medicine, Director for Health Services,
    Naval Health Clinics, Newport, RI, (USA)
  • – MD. of Sports and Family Medicine,
    Naval Hospital, Camp Pendleton, CA, (USA)
  • – MD. of Family Medicine, Associate Director of Medical Services, Head of the Family Medicine Department, Family Medicine Resident Team Leader,
    Naval Hospital, Pensacola, FL, (USA)
  • – MD. of Sports and Family Medicine,
    Naval Hospital Camp Lejeune, NC, (USA)
  • – MD. of Family Medicine,
    US Naval Hospital (Keflavik, Iceland)
  • – Captain, Medical Corps, United States Navy
  • – Family Physician and Executive Officer at Expeditionary Medical Facility (Kuwait)


  • – Fellowship in Primary Care Sports Medicine —Camp Pendleton Family Medicine Residency at Naval Hospital (USA)
  • – Fellowship in Faculty Development—University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill Family Medicine Residency (USA)
  • – Residency in Family Medicine—Pensacola Family Medicine Residency at Naval Hospital (USA)
  • – Internship in Family Medicine—Pensacola Family Medicine Residency, Naval Hospital (USA)
  • – MD. from the Uniformed Services University of the Health, Bethesda, MD, (USA)
  • – Bachelor of Science College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA (USA)

Dr. Bruce (CN)

Internal Medicine
Traditional Chinese Medicine Doctor

Integrative Traditional Chinese Medicine,


  • – MD. & Dr. of TCM, Shanghai Towa Clinic Center (Shanghai, China)
  • – Dr. of TCM, Richmond Medical Center (Vancouver, Canada)
  • – MD. & Dr. of TCM, Shanghai TengHe Clinic Center (Shanghai, China)
  • – MD. & Dr. of TCM, Parkway Health Center (Shanghai, China)
  • – MD. & Dr. of TCM, Shanghai Global Health Care Clinic Center (Shanghai, China)
  • – M.D. & Dr. of TCM, Visiting Scholar and Clinical Observer – Medicine Faculty, University of Toronto (Toronto, Canada
  • – Director of Center of International Health, U. of T. (Cambodia)
  • – Neurologist, Shanghai Yue-yang Integrated Medicine Hospital – Teaching Hospital of Shanghai University of TCM (Shanghai, China)


  • – Sports injury and pain management (neck pain, thoracic pain, lower back pain, frozen shoulder, tennis elbow, muscle strain and pain, etc.)
  • – Metabolic disorders (high blood sugar, blood fat level and high urine acid level…)
  • – Hormonal disorders (menopause syndromes, hot flushes…)
  • – Weight management (integrative approach with our nutritionists)
  • – Stress management, addiction and smoke cessation (integrative work with psychologists)
  • – Neurological disorders (headache, vertigo, facial paralysis or sequela of stroke…)
  • – Chronic fatigue, chronic diseases


  • – Ph.D. of Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) , China
  • – MD. Physician of Integrated Medicine, licensed in Shanghai, China
  • – Dr. of T.C.M. (acupuncturist, herbalist and Chinese medical massage and chiropractic therapist), Shanghai, China
  • – Acupuncturist, Herbalist (Licensed in Vancouver, Canada)

Eric (SP)

Chief Physical Therapist
Founder & Managing Partner

Orthopedic Sports Medicine,
Traumatology & Post-Surgical Rehabilitation


  • – Consulting Physical Therapist at Shanghai United Family Hospitals (Shanghai, China)
  • – Chief Physical Therapist and Vice Manager at SinoUnited Health (Shanghai, China)
  • – Physical Therapist & University Clinical Trainer at Centre De Reeducation Functionelle La Muse (Normandy, France)
  • – Chief Physical Therapist at Instituto de Medicina Biológica (Vigo, Spain)
  • – Physical Therapist for Shanghai International Consular Members,Olympic Athletes and Federations, Professional Ladies Golf Association (LPGA), Shanghai Rugby 7s, ADIDAS Rockstars, International Federation of Sports Climbing, North Face Climbing Athletes, Chinese Mountaineering Association, Shanghai Rolex Masters Tennis, Shanghai Challengers, Cirque Du Soleil, the X-Games Shanghai…


  • – Post degree Continuous Medical Education in Sports Medicine & Gymnastics – Harvard University (Boston, USA)
  • – Yoga Alliance Registered Experienced Yoga Teacher
  • – Post degree in Acupuncture – Shanghai International TCM University (Shanghai, China)
  • – Post degree in Structural Osteopathy – University of Alcalá (Madrid, Spain)
  • – Master in Orthopedic Manual Therapy – University of La Coruña, (La Coruña, Spain)
  • – Bachelors in Physical Therapy – University of Vigo (Vigo, Spain)

Alex (SP)

Chief Osteopath
Partner & Clinic Manager

Sports Injuries,
Spine Conditions,
Neonatal & Infant Osteopathy


  • – Senior Osteopath at Klinoerth (Shanghai, China)
  • – Consulting Sports Therapist and Osteopath at American Medical Center (Shanghai, China)
  • – Lead Osteopath at Natura Therapy clinic (Shanghai, China)
  • – Consulting Osteopath and Sports Therapist at SinoUnited Health (Shanghai, China)
  • – Lead Osteopath at Centro Naturista Albacete (Albacete, Spain)
  • – Lead Sports Therapists for the Rolex Shanghai Master Tennis and Shanghai Challengers, Porsche F1 pilots, ATP, PGA, Italy Olympic VolleyBall Bronze Medallist, Cirque Du Soleil, the X-Games Shanghai…


  • – Diploma in Osteopathy – Centro de Naturopatía Albacete (Albacete, Spain)
  • – Diploma in Chiropraxis, Global Postural Reeducation & Shiatsu Massage – Centro de Naturopatía Albacete (Albacete, Spain)

Joyce (CN)

Senior Sports Physical Therapist
Partner & Chief Medical Officer

Sports Injuries,
Post- Surgical Rehabilitation,
Vodder Lymphatic Drainage Therapy


  • – Senior Sports Physical Therapist at SinoUnited Health (Shanghai, China)
  • – Consulting Physical Therapist at American Medical Center (Shanghai, China)
  • – Chief Physical Therapist at the Sports Medicine Department of Huashan Hospital (Shanghai, China)
  • – Shanghai Rolex Masters Tennis, Physical Therapist for 2008 Beijing Olympic Games (football), 2009 East Asian Games (tennis and judo),the Shanghai National Youth Tennis Team, Shanghai Grand Prix Track and Field, Shanghai F1, Tianma Golf Club, Shanghai Racquet Club, Shanghai Baseball League, WTA doubles champion, IAAF, the X-Games Shanghai…


  • – Manual Lymphatic Drainage Vodder Certified Advanced Therapist – MLDV Belgium with Philippe de Paepe
  • – Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation Certified – Heiko Van Vliet
  • – Masters courses in Sports Science and Professional Physical Diagnosis and Treatment – The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (Hong Kong)
  • – Bachelors in Physical Therapy – Nanjing Medical University (Nanjing, China)

Rodrigo (PT)

Senior Physical Therapist

Sports Injuries,
Spine Conditions,
EPTE Therapy & Dry Needling,
Babies Muskuloskeletal Health


  • – Senior Independent Physical Therapist at Maison de Santé d’Ennequin (France)
  • – Physical Therapist & University clinical trainer at Hospital Center of Loos (Loos, France)
  • – Physical Therapist & University clinical trainer at Cardiology Hospital of the University of Lille, (Lille, France)
  • – Physical Therapist & University clinical trainer at Swynghedauw Hospital of the University of Lille (Lille, France)
  • – Chief Physical Therapist at Ovar Health Center – Center health administration (Portugal)
  • – Physical Therapist for the ATP Rolex Shanghai Masters,Challenger, Cirque Du Soleil, the X-Games Shanghai…


  • – Post degree in Percutaneous Electrolisys Therapy – ionclinics London (London, UK)
  • – Postdegree in KT1/KT2 – International Kinesio Taping Association
  • – Post degree in Dorn Method
  • – Post degree in Miocrochetage
  • – Post degree in Pilates for Practitioners – Rehab Matwork Level 1 – Wellwomen Clinical Physiotherapy & Pilates e Balance & Control Pilates Education (Australia)
  • – Post degree in Vertebral Manual Therapy A&B – Manual Concepts Education for Health Professionals (Australia)
  • – Post degree in Manual Trigger Point Therapy MT1 by David G. Simons Academy ™
  • – Post degree in Mulligan Concept A&B&C – The Mulligan Concept Teachers Association
  • – Bachelors in Physical Therapy – Polytechnic University of Porto (Porto, Portugal)

Remi (NL)

Sports Physical Therapist
McKenzie Specialist
Strength & Conditioning Coach

Sports Injuries,
Spine Conditions,
McKenzie Therapy,
Sports Massage,
Strength & Conditioning


  • – Owner of Vitality Personal Training (Emmen, The Netherlands)
  • – Physical Therapist at Movital (Emmen, The Netherlands)
  • – Personal Trainer, Medical Trainer, Vitality Therapist at Flex Healthclub (Emmermeer, The Netherlands)
  • – Personal Trainer at Fitsports (Emmen, The Netherlands)
  • – 5 times Dutch Champion Pencak Silat, 1 time European Champion Pencak Silat, bronze medalist World Championship Pencak Silat, gold medalist Belgium Open, Dutch Open, Malaysian Open. Physical therapist for Dutch Pencak Silat team. Former strength and conditioning trainer of Hatice Ozyurt, world champion kickboxing. Former strength and conditioning trainer of Tessa Geerlings, world champion ATB.


  • – Advanced McKenzie Therapy Certified Therapist (Lumbar Spine & Lower Limb)
  • – Medical Taping Concept Certificate Basic Medical Taping Concept (The Netherlands)
  • – CHIVO Vitality Therapist (The Netherlands)
  • – CHIVO Rehab Trainer (The Netherlands)
  • – NASM Personal Trainer
  • – Bachelors in Physical Therapy – University of Thim van der Laan (The Netherlands)

Nicole (CN)

Senior Physical Therapist
Schroth Therapist
MLDV Specialist

Sports & Neurological Physical Therapy,
Vodder Lymphatic Drainage Therapy


  • – Physical Therapist at the Rehabilitation Clinic of the Polytechnic University of Hong Kong (Hong Kong)
  • – Chief Physical Therapist at the Sports Medicine Department of Huashan Hospital (Shanghai, China)
  • – Chief Physical Therapist at the Neurological Medical Department Of North Huashan Hospital (Shanghai, China)
  • – Physical Therapist for the IAAF Diamond League SHANGHAI, Half Marathon of Shanghai, SSG Baseball League, the X-Games Shanghai…


  • – Manual Lymphatic Drainage Vodder Certified Advanced Therapist – MLDV Belgium with Philippe de Paepe
  • – Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation Certified – Heiko Van Vliet
  • – Taiwan Kinesio-Taping Certification
  • – American Thera-Band Trainers Certification
  • – Maitland Certification
  • – Masters in Professional Physical Diagnosis and Treatment – The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (Hong Kong)
  • – Bachelors in Physical Therapy – Nantong University (Nantong, China)

Vivian (CN)

Physical Therapist
Schroth Therapist

Scoliosis Management, Sports Injuries,
Deep Tissue Sports Massage,
Exercise Based Therapy


  • – Physical Therapist at St. Michael Hospital (Shanghai, China)
  • – Physical Therapist at Shanghai East International Hospital (Shanghai, China)
  • – Physical Therapist at RuiDong Hospital (Shanghai, China)
  • – Physical Therapist at SinoUnited Health (Shanghai, China)
  • – Shanghai Rolex Masters ATP1000 lead sports massage therapist, ATP Challenger, Shanghai Marathon and Half Marathon Lead Physical Therapist, the X-Games Shanghai…


  • – Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation Certified – Heiko Van Vliet
  • – Sports Taping Certification
  • – Physical Therapy – Shanghai Traditional Chinese Medicine University of Shanghai (Shanghai, China)

Gavin (AU)

MSc. Exercise Science
Director of Sports Performance
Strength & Conditioning Coach

Performance Testing,
Peak Performance Coaching,
Sports Specific Development


  • – UFC Performance Institute:
    Strength & Conditioning Manager (Shanghai, China)
  • – EXOS & Shanghai Institute of Sports Science:
    Performance Manager & Strength Coach (China)
  • – ADIDAS China:
    Athletic Media Consultant
  • – Experience in programming and coaching for Olympic, national and international level competitions for MMA, boxing, BJJ, Muay Thai, surfing, soccer, rugby, touch rugby, handball, fencing, swimming, gymnastics…


  • – EXOS Performance Specialist (XPS)
  • – FMS Level 2
  • – EXOS Applied Neuroscience of Peak Performance
  • – Ocean Warrior Advanced Course
  • – Coyne Conditioning Applied Strongman Training
  • – Masters of Exercise Science: Strength and Conditioning (Edith Cowan University)
  • – Australian Strength and Conditioning Association: Level 3
  • – Australian Strength and Conditioning Association: Elite Pro-Scheme Coach
  • – Exercise Sports Science Australia Accredited Sports Scientist: (ASpS2)

Kurt (AU)

MSc. Exercise Science
Strength & Conditioning Coach

Performance Testing,
Holistic High Performance Coaching, Sport Specific Development


  • – National Basketball Association China: Strength & Conditioning Coach (China)
  • – Studeo55 (Vancouver, Canada)
  • – Indigenous All Stars: Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach (Australia)
  • – Peel Thunder Football Club: High Performance Manager (Australia)
  • – East Fremantle Football Club: Head Strength & Conditioning Coach (Australia)


  • – Man Cave: Personal Elevation Course
  • – Compete to Create: Performance Mindset Course
  • – Bought In: Conscious Coaching Course
  • – FMS Level 1
  • – ALTIS Internship
  • – EXOS Mentorship Level 1
  • – Australian Strength & Conditioning Association Level 2
  • – Masters of Exercise Science: Strength & Conditioning (Edith Cowan University)

Olivia (CN)

PhD. Psychology
Clinical Psychologist & Hypnosis Therapist

Emotion Focused Therapy,
Psychodynamic Therapy for Individuals & Couples,
Addiction Cessation


  • – Psychotherapist, the association for Professional Hypnosis and Psychotherapy (UK)
  • – Clinical Hypnotherapist – A.C.H.E. (USA)
  • – External Child Psychology Consultant and Trainer – Disney English (Shanghai, China)
  • – Principal Talent Assessor and Director – Shanghai Times talent Co. Ltd. (Shanghai, China)
  • – External Talent Assessment Specialist – Ritz (Shanghai) Human Resource Consultancy Co., Ltd. (Shanghai, China)
  • – Youth and Adult Advocacy Counselor – Education Bureau (Shanghai, China)


  • – Ph. D. in Psychology – York University
  • – Masters Course in Applied Psychology – Peking University (Beijing, China)
  • – ED. B. Degree in Education – ECNU East China Normal University

Elizabeth (USA)

PhD. Psychology
Clinical Psychologist & Behavioral Health Consultant

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Acceptance & Commitment Therapy, Motivational Enhancement for Life Changes (Individual & Couples)


  • – Health Psychologist and
    Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine,
    Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR, (USA)
  • – Behavioral Health Consultant, Program Developer,
    Bridge City Family Medical Clinic, Portland, OR, (USA)


  • – Ph.D., Master of Science, in Clinical Psychology
    Concentration in Adult Behavioral Medicine
    Virginia Commonwealth University (USA)
  • – Bachelor of Science
    The College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA, (USA)

Jacqueline (CN)
Zhan Fraise

MSc. Nutrition
PhD. Candidate

Nutrition Consultant
American Board Certified & FDN Practitioner

Functional Diagnostic Nutrition (FDN),
Weight Management,
Digestive Health,
Women´s Health


  • – Nutrition Consultant, Delta West Clinic (Shanghai, China)
  • – Chief Nutritionist, Favorite Squeeze (Shanghai, China)
  • – Chief Nutritionist, Xinti Post-partum Care Center (Shanghai, China)


  • – Certified Holistic Nutrition Consultant
  • – National Association of Nutrition Professionals Member
  • – Master of Science, Holistic Nutrition
  • – Functional Diagnostic Nutrition Practitioner

Hannah (AU)

BSc. Nutrition & Dietetics
Sports Dietitian Consultant

Sports & Performance Nutrition,
Weight Management


  • – Performance Dietitian, EXOS
  • – Nutrition Consultant, Adidas (China)
  • – Head of Sports Nutrition, Asian Indoor & Martial Arts Games (Turkmenistan)
  • – Sports Dietitian, SIPG football club (China)
  • – WQS Surfers, World Champion Life Saver,
    Australian National Surf Life Savers


  • – Sports Dietitians Australia Accreditation
  • – IOC Diploma in Sports Nutrition (in progress)
  • – Level 1 ISAK Anthropometrist
  • – Physique Manipulation Masterclass, SDA
  • – Sweat Testing & Sodium Analysis Workshop, SDA
  • – Level 1 Strength Coach, ASCA
  • – BSc. Nutrition & Dietetics

Our wellness team

Our wellness team of teachers and instructors are experience, passionate and an example in their art of movement, healing and introspection in the local and international community. They understand the ways and the systems so you can learn, adapt and acquire the benefits in a natural and more mindful way.

Ashok (AU)

Inner Space Technique Practitioner, Meditation Teacher

Awakening Inner Vision Meditation

About Ashok Zaman

  • Ashok has been a practitioner of meditation for over 20 years. In 1996 he decided to take a break from university and dive into the deep end of meditation, going straight into a year of full-time retreat practice under the guidance of his teacher, Dr. Samuel Sagan. In 2002 he became a senior instructor, running workshops and week-long intensives throughout Australia, Europe, Asia and USA.

    Ashok has also worked as a private IST practitioner (Inner Space Techniques), using interactive techniques of inner vision to help hundreds of clients all over the world see and overcome a variety of hidden mental, emotional, and energetic obstacles with depth, self-understanding, and newfound clarity. Awakening Inner-vision

Margaret (USA)

Authorized Level 2 Ashtanga Yoga Teacher

Director of the Ashtanga Mysore & Led Programs

Ashtanga Mysore & Led Yoga

About Margaret Chiu

  • Margaret made her first trip to Mysore to practice at KPJAYI with Guruji in 2004 and received her authorization to teach in 2009.

    She continues to practice at KPJAYI with Paramatma Guru Sharathji. In addition to regular trips to Mysore she has taken part in a teacher training conducted by Sharathji in 2009 as well as a Special Course for Authorized Teachers in 2013.

    She is honored to be part of the Ashtanga lineage and strives to keep her teaching simple and pure. She finds herself most in accord with Advaita Vedanta as the philosophical framework for her spiritual journey.

Andrea (CN)

Yoga Teacher

Therapeutic Alignment Vinyasa, Body Opening

About Andrea Zhao

  • Andrea is an avid sponsored athlete turned into yoga by necessity due to her many injuries in competitive rock climbing.

    Her yoga practice started as a mean to improve her posture, shoulder and back injuries to the point where she found and understood movement better through yoga than any of many of the sports she has been excelling at, being able to blend and define a style that is very functional for all kind of athletes.

    Graduated from the Therapeutic Alignment Vinyasa yoga style, she focuses on opening sequences of poses that are very sports specific to help her students balance their bodies to help with their overall performance improvement and injury management.

    She teachers in English and Chinese.

Cissy (CN)

Yoga Teacher

Pre & Postnatal Yoga

About Cissy Yuan

  • Cissy’s journey of yoga started after meeting the Japanese teacher Shihoko Otsubo. In May 2014 she completed the TTC200 with Alvaro Esteban in DARSHANA and continued with the TTC100 Pre & Post Natal Yoga in September 2015 at the clinic.

    Practical teaching experience was gained through multiple private yoga sessions. By paying attention to detail and adding creative touches she designed a set of inspring Vinyasa flow yoga sessions. She travelled widely among Asian and European countries and have been living in Shanghai for 5 years. Sharing her love for yoga to the people around her and at the same time help her students with their challenges in life is her ultimate joy.

Pablo (MX)

Yoga Teacher

Therapeutic Alignment Vinyasa, Yoga Kurunta

About Pablo Alvarez

  • Pablo has been related to movement, body mechanics, alignment and body-mind connection since a very early age. He is a Certified Rolfer ® by the European Rolfing Association ERA and has trained in yoga with very influential yoga teachers of different styles.

    Pablo has been teaching yoga internationally for more than 15 years, training yoga teachers since 2004 and teaches anatomy for teacher trainings in different countries.

Ivy (CN)

Yoga Teacher

Power Vinyasa Flow,
Kids Yoga & Meditation

About Ivy Ouyang

  • Yoga Alliance Certified 200RYT with Duncan Wong, 120TTC Bikram yoga instructor and a well grounded practitioner since 2007.

    Ivy can flawlessly deliver a a solid range of yoga styles: from Flow Arts Vinyasa, Hatha, Bikram and also Kids yoga. She is mother of two little ones and a very warm caring teacher and individual who lives her life by the motto: “Doing what I love, is my way to inspire others”

Chiara (IT)

Balanced Body & PCES
Pilates Instructor & Pelvic Floor Specialist

Pilates Contrology, Pregnancy & Post Partum Corrective Exercise Specialist, Pre & Post Natal Pilates Specialist

About Chiara Vignali

  • Chiara has trained with Balanced Body to become a certified pilates instructor and subsequently deepened her knowledge in Anatomy and Biomechanics applied to pilates with Shari Berkowitz from TVW. She specialized in pre-post natal pilates, then kept studying to become a pelvic floor specialist for both women and men.

    She believes working the body in smarter ways is the winning strategy in the long run. Moreover, she strives to empower people, giving them control over their bodies and making them feel strong and flexible at the same time.

    She teaches in English, French and Italian.

Lisa (USA)

Pilates Instructor

Pilates Contrology, Post Natal Pilates, Rehab Pilates

About Lisa Bean

  • Lisa’s been passionate about fitness, dance, and movement since university. Having been a student for many years, she was encouraged by her pilates teacher to acquire formal training with BASI pilates program. Since then, a natural evolution of pursing pole dancing, barre fitness, yoga, and spin keeps her on the go. When she’s not taking or teaching class, she’s being creative in the kitchen.

    In her classes, you will be encouraged to perform just a teeny bit beyond your limit but within a safety zone. Class is challenging but it has to make sense. Her sessions are high energy, always with variety, and you will torch the fat and tone up. She truly believes that to be an effective teacher, one must be a student. You yourself have to feel it in order to convey it. Anyone attending her class will benefit from the many hours of her experience taking barre classes in New York and California.

Ma (CN)

Conditioning Trainer, Pilates Instructor, Yoga Teacher

Private Personal Training, Mat Pilates, Private Yoga

About Machun

  • Ma Chun has been engaged with the Pilates methods since 2004. Certified AASFP trainer since 2006. Ma Chun has accumulated a very deep understanding of the body-mechanics applied on the mat over the years, making her a very precise and well rounded and detailed in instruction teacher. She is also dotted with immense love and patience for her students, which in turns into allows them to feel comfortable and encouraged to achieve their desired short term and long term fitness goals: great shape, flexibility, strength and muscle control skill.

    She is also a certified Hatha Yoga instructor since 2004 and the clinic’s Anatomy of Arts 300hrs Certified Yoga Teacher.

Imran (MU)

Strength & Conditioning Trainer

300 Spartan HIIT, Olympians HIT,
Private Personal Training, Athletic Conditioning

About Imran Peerbocus

  • Imran Peerbocus is an (ACE) Certified Personal Trainer, Gift Certified Group Fitness Instructor, Bootcamp Level 1&2 and Kettlebell Level 1&2 Instructor.

    He believes in a mind and body connected motivation. His personal goal and driving force is to encourage positive transformation of body and habits of his customers in order to become healthier and autonomous fitness enthusiast after a certain period of time.

    He leads and lives by the example and the motto “Don’t limit your challenge but challenge your limit”.