Nya McKenzie, DPT is a licensed physical therapist with over 10 years experience, and an Intermediate John F. Barnes Myofascial Release (JFB MFR) Practitioner. She graduated cum laude from Howard University with a B.S. in Health Sciences. Nya obtained her Doctor of Physical Therapy from the University of Southern California. USC’s Physical Therapy program is ranked #1 in the nation by US News and World Report.
Nya practiced traditional physical therapy in various settings throughout the Washington DC metro area where she honed her orthopedic examination and treatment skills prior to relocating to NYC. While living in NYC, Nya completed a vigorous 2-year Pilates training and certification with BASI and STOTT Pilates. She also trained with The Herman and Wallace Institute to become a Pelvic Floor Practitioner. Nya practiced Pilates Based Physical Therapy and Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation in Brooklyn Heights, NY.
Recently, Nya trained directly with John F. Barnes to learn Myofascial Release from the originator of the modality. MFR has further allowed her to treat holistically the mind, body and attitude of her patients. As a proud mother to Pascale and August, Nya is passionate about helping women navigate their perinatal wellness journey. Through her unique approach of combining traditional physical therapy and Pilates she has proven to be very successful in the treatment and maintenance of neuromusculoskeletal conditions. Nya is grateful to be able to fulfill her dream of practicing Pilates Based Physical Therapy using a holistic approach. She is honored to join the team and looks forward to helping you obtain your PT and wellness goals.
Nya has been practicing the John F. Barnes’ Myofascial Release Approach since 2018. She sees clients at TAVO Total Health Tuesdays and Thursdays.