Debbie Isaacson, PTA, CPI
Debbie is a licensed Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA) and a Certified Pilates Instructor (CPI). She earned an AS from the Ohlone College PTA program in Fremont, CA and a BA in English Literature from Mills College, Oakland CA. She has been a Physical Therapist Assistant since 2004 and a Certified Pilates instructor since 2000. She was a Dance Medicine Specialist at Saint Francis Hospital, incorporating Pilates with traditional physical therapy for dancers and other athletes. She has engaged in significant continuing education in Manual Physical Therapy with an emphasis on Myofascial Release and special training in Hypermobility Syndrome. Before her career in physical therapy, Debbie taught dance. She was also a principal dancer in the Oakland Ballet Company and a member of Les Grands Ballet Canadiens in Montreal. Her outside interests are Pilates, Craniosacral Therapy, hiking, reading, ballet classes and life learning.