Patricia Ladis, PT, CBBA, is a licensed physical therapist and the co-founder of The First 1000 Days of Wellness, a global educational platform for practitioners, spas, and consumers to promote perinatal wellness and prevent non-communicable diseases in future generations. Patricia was the co-founder of KIMA Center for Physiotherapy & Wellness, one of New York City’s most highly regarded PT and wellness centers. Patricia was also a professional dancer and as a physical therapist has been helping pregnant dancers and athletes get back on stage or sport after pregnancy since 1999. She has worked with the Rockettes, various Broadway shows including Fosse, Lion King, and Movin’ Out, the American Ballet Theatre, and Paul Taylor Dance Company, and currently consults with the United States Tennis Association (USTA) and Women’s Tennis Association (WTA). Patricia is building a new protocol for women returning to sport after pregnancy (WTA, IOC) and has designed the exercise program for the first-ever postpartum exercise study coming out in 2021 with the Hospital for Special Surgery and the Weill-Cornell Medical Center. She has appeared in articles in Forbes, Vogue, Men’s Health, Thrive Global and Ladies’ Home Journal. TV appearances include NBC and CBS, and she regularly appears on Sirius XM’s Doctor Radio. As an active delegate of the Global Wellness Summit and chair of the First 1000 Days Initiative for the Global Wellness Institute, Ladis has support from wellness centers around the world, including Six Senses, Canyon Ranch, Rancho La Puerta, and Borgo Egnazia. Visit her website at patricialadis.com.
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