Specialty Therapies For The Finest Human Care

Kristal Irizarry, PTA, Certified Pilates Instructor

Kristal completed her Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science at BYU in Provo, Utah. After completing her undergraduate degree, Kristal returned to her California roots and worked in the health promotion industry for several years as an ACSM certified Health Fitness Specialist. Her employment as the Health Fitness Specialist for an international company afforded her the opportunity to educate and work with employees one-on-one to help them achieve optimal health and wellness. Through her work as a certified personal trainer, group exercise instructor, and Health Fitness Specialist, she discovered she could expand her passion for helping individuals improve their health and quality of life by becoming a licensed Physical Therapist Assistant.

To complement her fulfilling work in health promotion, Kristal went on to attain her Physical Therapist Assistant degree from Cerritos College, and Pilates Instructor certification from Orange Coast College. Well acquainted with the therapeutic value of exercise, Kristal utilizes her wellness background and incorporates the Pilates method with her physical therapy patients to achieve optimal results. Kristal is a current member of the American Physical Therapy Association and maintains her fitness and wellness certifications.

In her spare time, Kristal enjoys spending time with family, riding her beach cruiser, hiking, camping, cardio kickboxing, Pilates, and baking cookies.