Doctor of Physical Therapy

About

Katya

Dr. Katya has over 20 year experience in the athletic community, both as an elite athlete and a physical therapy professional.

Katya grew up in Russia and was a competitive skater. In 1994, she moved to US and continued her figure skating career as a professional skater. Katya was a principal skater with the Ice Theatre of New York and performed in numerous US skating shows.

Next, Katya pursued a successful coaching and choreography career. She coached figure skaters and conducted skating seminars in New York and New England regions. 

In 2008, Katya expanded her expertise and received a Pilates Certification at the Kane School of Core Integration, NYC. She then began her transition into the health industry. In 2012, she earned a Doctorate Degree in Physical Therapy at Columbia University and focused her practice on orthopedic and sports rehabilitation.

In 2014, Katya had the opportunity to travel with the Stars on Ice Tour as a physical therapist to the US Olympic Figure Skating Team. Since then, she has become the sole physical therapist for the Stars on Ice US Tour.

Katya enjoys combining her passion for the profession of physical therapy with her love of sports and fitness. With a long history of athletic involvement, Katya understands the importance of proper athletic training and effective recovery. She dedicates her practice to restoring function, inspiring movement, and promoting peak performance. Her mission is to continue helping individuals reach their goals and go above and beyond what they anticipated they could do.