Mission Statement

A personalized environment to massively, positively impact your physical movement potential. Professional athlete level care made available to all ambitious and driven people.

Why “Kinetik”?

Kinetik Performance Co was founded in 2016 by manual therapist Jonathan Pierce. Our name comes from the Greek word “kinetikos” which is all about MOTION!


We are a team of practitioners and trainers who believe the human body was made to move. Whether your goal is to live your daily life and play with your kids energetically and without experiencing low back pain, or if you have your sights set on elite level athletic performance, or, for anything in between, we can help you!


We offer a wide range of services and classes including A.R.T./manual therapy, massage, acupuncture, personal training, corrective exercise, ELDOA (for spinal health and back pain), Kinstretch, laser therapy, biomechanics running analysis and running coaching, and more!

Meet the team

Jonathan Pierce - Founder / Principal and Lead Practitioner

Jonathan brings a wealth of experience to Kinetik Performance. He is a certified Active Release Technique Provider and uses his extensive background in movement, biomechanics, and strength and conditioning to help athletes and individuals with all types of injuries or performance issues.

Jeffrey Lacson - Massage Therapist / HHP / ELDOA Trainer

Jeffrey Lacson has been an active holistic health practitioner since 2012. He is trained in many different styles of massage therapy and works with a broad spectrum of athletes and individuals seeking high quality care and healing for their bodies.

Benjamin Kleinert - Director of Performance and Rehabilitation

A original founding member at Kinetik Performance, Benjamin serves as the Performance and Rehabilitation Director. He is a certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist who uses his extensive expertise in biomechanics, strength and conditioning, and corrective exercise to optimize performance in both the sport and clinical setting.

Paolo Isaac - Performance and Therapy Specialist

Paolo is a Certified Personal Trainer who has experience working with a wide variety of populations in different fitness domains including weight loss, strength and conditioning, wellness coaching, endurance training, injury prevention, postural restoration, biomechanics, and rehabilitation.

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Heidi Barker - Acupuncture / Wellness Consultant / Speaker

Heidi Barker holds a degree in Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine from the Pacific College of Oriental Medicine. Her extensive background of experiences and specialties, from orthopedic and sports medicine to visualization therapy make her an invaluable asset to Kinetik clients at all levels of athletic pursuit.

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Ian Armstrong - Sports Medicine Acupuncture / Orthopedic Specialist

Ian is a California native who graduated from the Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in 2009 and has been certified in Sports Medicine Acupuncture since 2011. Ian has worked closely with elite and everyday athletes to improve their rehabilitation and performance.

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Marianna O'Brien - Operations Coordinator / ELDOA / Rehab Assistant

Marianna came to Kinetik for an internship in 2017 and has been an essential member of the team ever since. In her Operations capacity, she manages the office phone and email while also assisting with social media, marketing, and educational outreach. Marianna also completed her ELDOA 1, 2, and 3 certifications during 2018 and offers private and small group sessions.

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Ciarán Lane - A.R.T. Provider / Manual Therapist

Ciarán brings some international flair to the office, hailing originally from Ireland. He has a competitive background as a cross country and track and field athlete which eventually led him to the other side of the therapy table – he now holds a massage therapy certification, two A.R.T. certifications, and will pursue further A.R.T. coursework and a Strength and Conditioning Certificate in 2019.

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Tyler Stubbs - Performance / Movement Practitioner

Along with being an NASM Certified Personal Trainer, Tyler has multiple certifications in Nutrition Coaching and is a Functional Range Conditioning Mobility Specialist. His range of expertise and experience make him an invaluable asset to effect change in his client’s lives.

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Zachary Roser - Strength and Performance Specialist

Zachary (Zak) is an NASM Certified Personal Trainer. He also has years of experience as a CrossFit Trainer/Coach and has invested 350+ hours interning with Jonathan Pierce at Kinetik. He holds a BS in Kinesiology from San Diego State University and completed ELDOA levels 1&2 in July 2019. Zak loves to work with clients one-on-one and help them achieve their strength and fitness goals.

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Stacy Edwards - Personal Trainer

Stacy has been working in the California fitness scene for more than ten years, and she is an experienced, gifted, and thoughtful trainer. She is committed to her clients and passionate about helping them look and feel their best.

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Aimee LaRue - Yoga Instructor

Aimee is an experienced yoga instructor who specializes in slow, alignment based yoga that can help with joint mobility, bone strength and improve your quality of life.

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Garret Fisher - Fitness Coach

A phenomenal athlete himself, Garret is well-known for his success as a professional CrossFit competitor and also as a celebrity personal trainer — most famously, working with rapper Rick Ross and helping him lose 65 pounds in a year. Garret is a lifetime fitness enthusiast and is passionate about working with any and all comers to exceed their goals.

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Kimberly Brutzman - Personal Trainer

Kim’s passion for athletics comes from her own competition experience in cycling, duathlon, MMA, and CrossFit. Her professional experience is similarly varied, having worked in pilates and starting young horses. Kim is excited to now offer personal and small group training at Kinetik. She is energized by helping people see their potential and build confidence through sport.

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Oliver Rix - Injury Rehabilitation and Strength Coach / Massage Therapist
Oliver (Ollie) offers a wealth of experience in education, health, and fitness. He holds a Masters in Strength and Conditioning with a Certificate in Higher Education Teaching, and is a Certified Massage Therapist. Ollie can help improve your quality of life through injury rehabilitation, reducing pain, and improving movement quality and strength, all through a holistic approach that includes the physical body, mind, and other social factors.

Our Facility

COVID-19 Update: As of 6/12, our facility is reopening for appointments in accordance with local public health guidelines. We are taking every precaution to ensure the well-being of our community. If you have any questions, please email us at info@kinetikperformanceco.com. Request Appointment