Treatment/Training Philosophy:
The rehabilitation process is both a mental and physical journey, and I believe in collaboration and education to achieve a patient’s goals. I evaluate patients based on their whole body presentation, not just their primary impairment, and identify any postural or movement faults which are contributing to their concern.

Favorite Quote: 
“Change happens through movement and movement heals.”
― Joseph Pilates

Specialties or Special Skills
Movement Analysis (gait, running mechanics)
Sport Specific and Injury Prevention Screenings
Orthopedic Manual Therapy (STM, PNF)
Corrective Therapeutic Exercise; Movement Re-Education
Modalities (Kinesio, McConnnel tape)

I do Pilates because…
I love the mental and physical challenge of all the exercises!

Interesting fact:
I grew up in Alameda and participated in local sports that contributed to my initial interests in fitness, movement, and healthy living. This interest led me to Los Angeles to obtain my DPT. After living in Los Angeles for 10 years, my husband I decided to return to Alameda where I furthered my education in Pilates. I look forward to continuing to work with the local community to promote an active and healthy lifestyle.

Favorite activity outside of work: 
Hiking, spin class, traveling, and being a foodie

Educated where: 
Loyola Marymount University (Bachelor of Science)
University of Southern California (Doctor of Physical Therapy)
Kaiser Orthopedic Residency
Polestar Pilates International

Memberships/Certifications: 
Member of American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)-Sports & Orthopedic Section
Pilates Method Alliance (PMA) Certified

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