MISTY AUSTIN, PPDPT, MPHTY, BKIN
Dr. Misty launched Performance Art Athletics LLC in 2016. After seeing a multitude of preventable injuries among artistic athletics she felt a moral obligation to create a service that would empower individuals with safe science based movement.
Misty is a passionate and well qualified instructor & physical therapist. Full time, Misty works as a sports & performing arts physical therapist, and is well versed in treating a wide range of professional & amateur performers including: dancers, musicians, vocalists, acrobats, puppeteers, and artistic athletes. She graduated from the University of Queensland Australia with a Master's in physiotherapy. Additionally, her education includes a Bachelor's degree in kinesiology, a Doctorate in hand & upper extremity therapy, comprehensive mat & equipment Pilates certification; with expertise & extensive training in manual therapy. With 17 years of experience as a fitness trainer she has dedicated her life to health, healing, & fitness. She loves fitness and believes it should be safe & enjoyable to work out. For fun she loves instructing pole fitness, dancing, and training aerial arts. She is the '09 North Star "Miss Fitness" winner, & currently performs with the acrobatic group “Cirque du Pôle”.