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   Welcome to
        Performing Arts Physical Therapy 
         The Pilates Studio® of Los Angeles

Performing Arts Physical Therapy

...where we've been proudly serving the vibrant communities of

Greater LA and the San Fernando Valley since 1992.

Dr. Melinda Bryan

As we celebrate over three decades of dedicated service, we invite you to join us on a journey of innovative rehabilitation and fitness. Our expertise spans a wide spectrum, from performing arts medicine and pilates physical therapy to sports injury recovery, surgery rehabilitation, occupational therapy, aquatic physical therapy, pilates fitness, and pilates certification.

Here's the exciting part: You don't need to be a dancer to experience the incredible benefits of pilates physical therapy. We firmly believe that movement is medicine, and we're here to help you harness its power. Our team specializes in treating all orthopedic conditions, and our patients span a wide age range, from 7 to 100. 


I'm Dr. Melinda Bryan, PT, DPT, the Director and a Certified Principal Master Pilates Teacher Trainer, and I'm thrilled to welcome you into our community. Let's embark on this journey toward better health and well-being together. Your transformation begins here!

Pilates Physical Therapy

In 1992, PAPT/The Pilates Studio® of Los Angeles, led by Dr. Melinda Bryan and Kaz, introduced a unique Pilates teacher certification program that combined professional organization with medical review. Collaborations between Romana Kryzanowska and top orthopedic surgeons ensured exercises met modern medical guidelines. Recognized as the exclusive West Coast training center with Kryzanowska's oversight, the studio has been an industry leader for over 30 years.  

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Introducing the Official Pilates Studio® of Los Angeles Manuals for Classical Pilates Instructor Certification, authored by Dr. Melinda Bryan, in ebook format! Renowned as the Gold Standard in classical Pilates education and now accessible in seven languages, the manuals align with our Pilates Certification Online courses offering a pathway to mastery and excellence in Pilates instruction.

We accept nearly all major insurance plans. 
Pilates Practice on a Reformer


We accept most insurances including Anthem Blue Cross, Blue Shield, Aetna and Medicare



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