Dr. Melinda Bryan, Founder / Owner / Director of Performing Arts Physical Therapy & The Pilates Studio® of Los Angeles, since 1992. Doctor of Physical Therapy, Principal Certified Pilates Master Teacher Trainer West Hollywood, CA, USA
With over 34 years of experience, Dr. Melinda Bryan, known as the first in Southern California and one of the first in the world to use innovative Pilates techniques to help clients achieve greater strength, flexibility, and endurance through their rehabilitation fitness programs. She was the first in the world to host, direct, and organize the original “Official” Pilates Teacher Training Certification Program, created by The Pilates Studio® and presented initially to the fitness community by Romana Kryzanowska in 1992 at The Pilates Studio® of Los Angeles.
As owner and director of Performing Arts Physical Therapy and The Pilates Studio of Los Angeles, Dr. Melinda is recognized internationally as one of the first to offer traditional Pilates certification. The Pilates Studio of Los Angeles is known as the very first “Official Pilates Certification Training Center” on the West Coast of the United States and was one of the first of only two licensing centers in the world. Since 1992, Dr. Melinda has hosted and directed the official Pilates Teacher Certification program. The Pilates Studio of Los Angeles has certified many of the best Pilates Instructors practicing all over the world today.
Dr. Melinda’s combined knowledge in both the medical and fitness fields effectively helps all of her clients improve the quality of life. She worked in athletic training at Temple University in Philadelphia and did a residency with the world re-known New York City Ballet. She has appeared on popular TV shows and in numerous magazines, including The Today Show, Leeza, Glamour, Harper’s Bazaar, Allure, Rosie, Ms. Fit, and The Los Angeles Times. Her team of therapists and instructors keeps athletes and performing artists in shape and injury-free. They have also provided on-site service for many dance companies and Broadway theatrical productions in Los Angeles, including Dirty Dancing, The Color Purple, Drowsy Chaperone, Phantom of the Opera, Sunset Boulevard, Dirty Dancing, Beauty and the Beast, and The Lion King.
Dr. Melinda has numerous academic affiliations with universities, including the University of Southern California, Columbia University, St. Regis U., St. U. of St. Augustine, and has lectured internationally on Pilates and performing arts medicine. She has also created the first Pilates For Pregnancy / Pilates After Pregnancy DVD program and was instrumental in developing the “Pilates Music For Life” Series produced specifically for Pilates routines.
Now keeping with the tradition of being a leader in her field, Dr. Melinda now directs http://pilatescertificationonline.com, offered by The Pilates Studio of Los Angeles. It is the world’s first official “online” Pilates Certification school. The comprehensive online program is the first of its kind and is available 24/7 internationally. For experience, knowledge, and history, you can trust and depend on, follow the leader. Follow Dr. Melinda Bryan.
Kaz®, Founder, Owner, Director of Performing Arts Physical Therapy / The Pilates Studio® of Los Angeles, Since 1992. Pilates Certified / Authority. Creator of Pilates Certification Online, is an internationally known singer, songwriter, music producer / CEO of Rockinbird Records.
Known in the industry for developing the largest Pilates Center internationally, staffed with over 50 Pilates Instructors in one location. He is Executive Producer and Director of Melinda Byan’s Pilates DVD Series, as well as the Pilates Music for Life Series featuring original music specifically produced for Pilates exercise routines. Kaz completed the Pilates certification program with Romana Kryzanowska in 1992 at The Pilates Studio® of Los Angeles and is a firm believer in Pilates philosophy and its life changing results. Kaz’s top selling album, “King of the World,” can be found at KazMusic.com and on iTunes.
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