About Us

We take the guesswork out of your training. Functional Patterns can help you build a functioning body and prevent injuries by focusing on training in accordance to the Big 4 of human movement, Standing/Walking/Running/Throwing. These movement patterns apply to everyone at every level of fitness. Whether you are an athlete trying to improve or someone looking to move pain free, we all operate by the same rules.

We Are the Only certified
functional patterns facility in arizona
Building sustainable humans, to help build a sustainable society.
Building sustainable humans,
to help build a sustainable society.

Real World Results

Functional Patterns trains the body in an integrative way that does not compromise health and function over traditional strength training methods that have a high incidence of injury and stress on muscles, joints and can lead to long term effects that are degenerative to the body. This integration helps to build full body strength that cannot compare with traditional training methods.



Better alignment of ribcage and pelvis, more posterior chain engagement


L5-S1 disc herniation, sciatica and back pain resolved


Excessive anterior pelvic tilt improvement, 10 years of back pain resolved


All of our trainers are certified Functional Patterns Human Biomechanics Specialists and train exclusively with the Functional Patterns methodology.

Christopher Lackhan


Tracy Yang


What clients have to say…

Functional patterns is the best method of training to eliminate and prevent joint pain. Just finished 6 months of one on one sessions with Christopher and will be signing up for 6 more months. Also recommend the 10 week online program.

― TJMpire

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