Dawn-Marie Ickes, MPT holds a B.S. in Biology from Loyola Marymount University and a Master’s degree in Physical Therapy from Mount Saint Mary’s College. She is the owner of Evolve Integrative Wellness Physical Therapy and Pilates, specializing in Integrative Corrective Exercise, Performance/Dance Medicine and Women’s Health. She has been practicing physical therapy since 1996 and holds adjunct faculty positions at CSUN and MSMC Doctorate Physical Therapy programs. Dawn-Marie is an active member of the APTA, IADMS, PMA and IDEA.
She has authored numerous publications including textbook chapters, literature reviews, feature articles and opinion pieces and sits on the Advisory Board for Pilates Style Magazine. She was a founding board member of the PMA and sat on the Board of Directors for 9 years. She is PMA Gold certified and Neurac/Redcord certified and enjoys teaching worldwide on topics integrating complementary therapies, movement education and mind-body practices with traditional physical therapy.