Vicki Hawkins completed her Physiotherapy degree at University of Toronto. Previously she obtained an honours degree in Kinesiology with a Certificate in Sport Therapy and a Certificate in Fitness Assessment at York University. She is a member of the Orthopaedic Division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association. She is also a member of IADMS (International Association of Dance Medicine & Science)and PAMA (Performing Arts Medicine Association). She has been a Clinical Instructor with the University of Toronto, Department of Physiotherapy since 2003 and has held a Status-only Appointment with the University of Toronto since 2009.
She has completed a number of continuing education courses including Manual Therapy, Acupuncture (Level 1, Part 1), Muscle Energy, and Strain/Counterstrain, Scoliosis, and the Pelvis. Vicki has worked with members of the national track and field, figure skating, and gymnastics teams. She has worked with members of the York University Dance, Theatre & Music Programs, the Ryerson University Dance Program, and the National Ballet School, Toronto Dance Theatre, COBA, Ballet Creole, Esmerelda Enrique Dance Theatre and many highland dancers. She also worked with the Mirvish musical, A Chorus Line.
In 2010, Vicki completed her Level 1 certification as a GYROTONIC® Trainer. In 2011, she completed her Level 1 certification as a GYROKINESIS® Trainer.