Rose Tkacova

Exercise Therapist

Rose Tkacova is a certified fitness instructor and a medical doctor retired from active medical practice, working in the non-profit and educational sector since 2018. Rose delivers exercise therapy with some groups at the centre.

Rose grew up in Slovakia and received her medical education in Europe. Consequently, she spent 5 years as a postgraduate clinical and research fellow at the University of Toronto. She spent many years practicing respiratory medicine, in combination with teaching and medical research.

In the last 6 years, Rose volunteered for the Heart & Stroke Foundation and the Alzheimer Society, and was intensely involved in the seniors’ community at the North Shore both as a volunteer and a fitness instructor. Currently, she teaches at the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine and works also for Two Worlds Cancer Collaboration Foundation.

Rose is passionate about assisting people to achieve their peak health and wellbeing, in midst of any health challenges, including stroke. In her free time, she enjoys jogging and hiking, swimming, music, and spending time with her beloved children, grandchildren, and friends.