Tara Anstensen

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Tara Anstensen

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Tara Anstensen has been employed by Martin Memorial Hospital for over 14 years as a Physical Therapy Assistant. Prominently featured in Martin Health System’s 2016 Annual Report and recognized as “Associate of the Month” for February 2017 and "Associate of the Year" for 2017, she’s considered exemplary and extraordinary in the care of her patients. She earned her Advanced Proficiency of Neuromuscular Therapy certification from the American Physical Therapy Association and has also earned certificates in Vestibular Rehabilitation, Watsu Aquatic Therapy, and Myofascial Release.

She was the Assistant Supervisor for individuals with disabilities at the Arc of St. Lucie County for over 10 years. Her professional background as a dancer included working with Princess Cruises, performing with Diana Ross, C & C Music Factory and Cyndi Lauper. Her extensive therapy experience and working with individuals with disabilities gives her an exceptional outlook on how to facilitate experiences beyond what is thought possible. Tara has a sincere appreciation for creativity and exploration of music and movement and shares that love with all her students. She has had the pleasure of teaching at South Florida Dance Company, as well as other studios throughout the Treasure Coast and Palm Beaches. She is currently dancing and choreographing with Wings to Fly Dance Company integrating dancers with and without disabilities.