Shivani was born and raised in Singapore and moved to Vancouver to pursue a degree in kinesiology. She graduated in May 2021 with a major in kinesiology and a minor in psychology from the University of British Columbia. Shivani has always been passionate about the realm of exercise and physical and mental wellbeing as she grew up playing multiple sports competitively, including softball, basketball, swimming and touch rugby. Her passion for rehabilitation therapy and strength and conditioning began when she was diagnosed with minor scoliosis and worked closely with rehabilitation therapists and strength coaches to recover and continue her sports training.
Shivani has had experience working with a variety of populations including older adults at BodyWorks UBC, individuals with schizophrenia at the Vancouver General Hospital, athletes at the UBC varsity gym, as well as people from different backgrounds as a personal trainer.
In her spare time, Shivani enjoys exploring the outdoors, cooking and trying new foods and weightlifting.