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Certified instructor in Pilates, GYROTONIC EXPANSION SYSTEM®, and GYROKINESIS®Exercise

Caroline Darville is a dynamic and energetic physical therapist with over nine years of clinical experience. Originally from Denmark, Caroline received her Physical Therapy degree from the Aarhus School of Physical Therapy in 1996 and immediately began wPhoto: Caroline Darville, certified GYROTONICŪ, GYROKINESISŪ and pilates specialistorking in clinical practice. She began incorporating Pilates techniques shortly thereafter in 1998, and was eventually certified by Marie-Jose Blom-Lawrence in 2000 at Long Beach Dance Conditioning. In 2002, Caroline permanently relocated to America where she has since been on staff at BodyScape Integrative Physical Therapy. Caroline has received certification in both the GYROTONIC EXPANSION SYSTEM® (2003) and GYROKINESIS® exercise (2005) from master trainer Lisa Marie Goodwin and founder Juliu Horvath.

Caroline specializes primarily in clinical diagnosis and treatment of orthopedic impairment. With extensive knowledge of human biomechanics and considerable experience in clinical physical therapy, Caroline is adept at meeting the various needs of her clients, including both rehabilitation of physical injury/impairment and general optimization of movement patterns. As an informed physical therapist, Caroline deems it important that each client understands the particular biomechanics associated with his or her respective condition as well as the particular reasons for why it is important to alter certain movement patterns. Finally, Caroline is dedicated to encouraging her clients to meet their respective goals.

Abbreviated list of Degrees and Certifications:

  1. Physical Therapy degree from Aarhus School of Physical Therapy (Denmark, 1996)
  2. Mechanical diagnosis/therapy training from Mckenzie Institute International
  3. Dynamic stability and muscle balance instruction from Kinetic Control
  4. Extensive training from the Danish Association of Manual Physical Therapists
  5. Pilates through Long Beach Dance Conditioning under the instruction of Marie-Jose Blom-Lawrence (2000)
  6. GYROTONIC EXPANSION SYSTEM ® through master trainer Lisa Marie Goodwin and founder Julio Horvath (2003)
  7. GYROKINESIS® exercise through master trainer Lisa Marie Goodwin and gounder Juliu Horvath (2005)

*Not being a licensed physical therapist in the state of California, Caroline primarily offers private therapeutic workouts to studio clients and assists Leslie Frank in treatment of patients.

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