Karen Moran, P.T. is the owner and founder of Fusion Arts Physical Therapy. She is a graduate of UCLA and CSUN where she received degrees in Kinesiology, Health Science, and Physical Therapy. Over the past 20+ years, Karen has specialized in the treatment of dancers and performers and has worked backstage on productions such as: “Matilda”, “Peter and the Starcatcher”, “Follies”, “Rock of Ages”, “Cats”, “Traces”, “Hair”, “Young Frankenstein”, “Wicked”, “42nd Street”, Hubbard Street Dance, Los Angeles Ballet, “Legally Blonde”, “Lion King”, “Hairspray”, and many more.
In addition, Karen has lectured to adolescent, teenage, and adult dancers, as well as to touring musical theater companies. She has also been active in screening young dancers at various dance schools throughout the Los Angeles area.
In 1998, Karen became certified in Pilates. She trained with Romana Kryzanowska, one of the original masters in Pilates. Since then, she has taken courses from Karen Clippinger, Marie Jose Bloom, Sheri Betz, and Polestar. She utilizes many styles of Pilates training in the rehabilitation of her patients.
Karen takes pride in thinking “out of the box” and incorporates a variety of manual therapy techniques, with traditional rehabilitation and Pilates.
Certifications: Pilates Method, Essentials of Performing Arts Health, Allied Health Practitioner, Credentialed Clinical Instructor