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A New Paradigm of Healing

with J Christopher Potts

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Myofascial Release can help you live a pain free, active life!

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Christopher holds a Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Slippery Rock University and a Master’s of Fine Arts degree in dance from Arizona State University . Since beginning his studies with Pilates elder, Mary Bowen, in 1982, Christopher has developed extensive expertise in The Pilates Method over the course of his 35+ year teaching career, with many master teachers. He was certified first by Romana Krysanowska through The Pilates Studio of NYC, and later by Michele Larsson of Core Dynamics Pilates Teacher Training. Prior to founding Healing Motion, he co-founded and directed Wellspring Studio and was a faculty member of Core Dynamics Pilates teacher training program. Additionally, he has successfully conducted scientific research demonstrating the effectiveness of Pilates for individuals with low back pain, and is a guest lecturer in alternative physical therapy modalities at Slippery Rock University.

In addition, Chris was company physical therapist for Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre and worked at UPMC Center for Sports Medicine for two years. . Prior to coming to Pittsburgh he was a professional dancer (15 years) in New York City with the Erick Hawkins Dance Company. In 1999, he was certified to teach Gyrotonic® by Juliu Horvath, and is an advanced practitioner of Myofascial Release as developed by noted physical therapist John F. Barnes.

MFR is incredibly effective at eliminating pain, restoring lost movement and function, and generally increasing energy and vitality in our patient’s lives.

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