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Neuroplasticity and Mindful Movement: Integrating Pilates with Rehabilitation for Successful Outcomes (NTD)-CANCELLED
Therapy 2000
2535 Lone Star Drive
Dallas, TX 75212
Tuesday, April 21, 2020, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM CDT
Category: District Meetings


At the conclusion of the course, participants will be able to:
1. Apply the concept of neuroplasticity for fostering new movement patterns;
2. Differentiate the importance of motor control and the role of mirror neurons for movement acquisition;
3. Interpret the evolution of Pilates and how Pilates is now utilized across the rehabilitation spectrum for different patient populations;
4. Apply the concepts of the Pilates Principles and implement them appropriately in their respective setting;
5. Experience and interpret the Pilates Principles in their own bodies during a lab “movement session”;
6. Apply movement integration and evidence-based research to their current therapeutic interventions.

Angela Tamborello, PTA, CLT, NCPT graduated from the University of North Texas (Denton) with her Bachelor of Science in 1991, and from the Houston Community College System with an Associate in Applied Sciences in Physical Therapy in 1997. She worked for Memorial City Hospital in Houston, TX from March 1998-July 2002; and joined the Baylor Scott & White Healthcare System July 2002-present. Practicing for 22 years, Angela has experience with Neuro-Trauma, Cardiopulmonary, post Lung Transplant, Medical-surgical, Orthopedic, and Oncology populations. As a Senior Physical Therapist Assistant at BSWH - Dallas Acute Care Division, Angela serves as a Clinical Instructor, and was recently invited to serve on the PTA Advisory Board Committee for the Collin County PTA program. In 2018, Angela completed her Comprehensive Pilates Certification with Polestar Pilates International, in 2019 acquired her Pilates Method Alliance Certification, and recently acquired her certification as a Licensed Buff Bones Instructor. Angela works as a Pilates Instructor at the Baylor Tom Landry Health and Wellness Center (May 2018-present).

Marie Chandler, PT, NCPT graduated from The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas with her Bachelor of Physical Therapy in 1975. Practicing for 45 years, Marie has had experience in numerous settings including hospitals, outpatient clinics, home health, and skilled nursing facilities. She has worked in various roles as a Director of Physical Medicine Department, Clinical Coordinator for student internships, supervisor of multidisciplinary teams, and as a rehabilitation consultant. Currently, Marie is the supervisor of the Performance Pilates Program at the Baylor Tom Landry Health and Wellness Center (2001-present) and PRN at an acute care hospital in Rockwall, TX (2013-present). Marie initiated her fitness training by completing the Neuro-Core Kinetic certification in 2004, followed by Mat Certification with Power Pilates in 2005, and the first Full Teacher Training Program in 2007 with Pilates Unlimited. In 2011, she received her Pilates Method Alliance Certification, and she successfully completed the Comprehensive Pilates Transition Certification with Polestar Pilates International in 2015. Currently, she is an instructor/educator for the Polestar Pilates Comprehensive Certification at the Baylor Tom Landry Health and Wellness Center as a host site.

6:00-6:45pm - Dinner and networking
6:45-7:00pm - Business meeting and announcements
7:00-9:00pm - CCU presentation

You must login to your TPTA Member Account to receive member pricing. Do not create a new login. If you are unable to login to your member account, email [email protected] for assistance. 

PT/PTA Members: $20
PT/PTA Non Members: $30
Students: $15

Additional Locations
A live stream of the meeting is available at our satellite location at United Regional, 1600 11th Street, Wichita Falls, Texas, 76301. We are currently not charging for CCUs at this location. Meals are NOT provided. 

Please contact Joel Blanco if you plan to attend the satellite location or for more information, [email protected]

Cancellation Policy 
No Refunds

Additional Information
Therapy 2000 attendees must register by 5PM on Friday, April, 17th to be guaranteed a meal. You may still register (online or on site) after this time, but meals are NOT guaranteed for late or on-site registrants. There will be an interactive component to this course! Please come ready to move!



Contact: Carling Butler at [email protected]