Tina Sferra, MSPT is a physical therapist specializing in manual therapy, dance medicine, sports medicine, yoga and pilates. She was a SUNY Purchase Dance Major. She received her Master of Science in Physical Therapy from New York Medical College in 2000.
She has worked in NYC Dance Medicine at Performing Arts Physical Therapy as the Primary PT for the Lion King at the theatre and has also treated cast members at other theatres of Chicago, Cabaret, 42nd Street, Swing, Fosse, Radio City Rockettes, Saturday Night Fever, Aida, Kiss Me Kate, A Christmas Carol, Beauty and the Beast, David Parsons Dance Company, Sesame Street Live, etc. She has continued her practice specialty of Dance Medicine by consulting with and lecturing to the SUNY Purchase Conservatory of Dance and Faculty. She also continues her relationship with NYC Dance Medicine Physicians receiving referrals to treat Westchester's up and coming dancers.
She is a Certified Pilates Instructor through the Physical Mind Institute in NYC and is a Mad Dogg Athletics Certified Spinning Instructor. She has a private practice integrating the traditional physical therapy model with alternative holistic techniques to relieve pain and prevent its recurrence. She incorporates a Functional Manual Therapy approach. With her combined background she has an interest in helping to restore functional performance for all who are experiencing functional limitations and a special interest in helping dancers and athletes restore elite performance back into their lives. She truly bridges the gap with Rehabilitation and Wellness by offering *Pilates Apparatus Privates as well as teaching her specialty, *Pilates Physioball, *Pilates Mat & *Standing Pilates.
Interests: Functional Manual Therapy, Osteopathic Techniques, Pilates & Yoga, Spinning & Cycling and Ballroom & Swing Dance. My favorite sport to watch is soccer and I am an Advanced Skiier.