Postural Restoration Certified
1713 Central Street
Evanston, IL 60201

Donna Parise Byrne


Pilates Central

Accessibility:In-Person, Telehealth
PRC Credentialing Earned: 2012

PRI Courses Completed:

Myokinematic Restoration
Postural Respiration
Pelvis Restoration
Impingement & Instability
Advanced Integration
Cervical-Cranio-Mandibular Restoration
Cervical Revolution
Cranial Resolution
Occlusal Cervical Restoration
Forward Locomotor Movement
Primary Non-Manual Techniques Workshop
Secondary & Tertiary Non-Manual Techniques Workshop
PRI Integration for Geriatrics
PRI Integration for Pediatrics
PRI Integration for Yoga
Postural-Visual Integration
Voice Box Resonation
Human Evolution
Interdisciplinary Integration Symposium - 2014
Interdisciplinary Integration Symposium - 2015
Interdisciplinary Integration Symposium - 2016
Interdisciplinary Integration Symposium - 2017
Interdisciplinary Integration Symposium - 2018
Interdisciplinary Integration Symposium - 2019
Interdisciplinary Integration Symposium - 2021
Interdisciplinary Integration Symposium - 2022

Donna has created a nurturing community at Pilates Central, encouraging continuous learning and creative treatment plans.  She is passionate about integrating Postural Restoration and Pilates principles.

After Donna’s initial introduction to Postural Restoration in 2009 she began incorporating the concepts of Postural Restoration into her practice of Pilates-based physical therapy.  Donna completed her PRC certification in 2012.  Pilates Central was designated a Postural Restoration Center in 2016.

Donna draws on her experience as a professional ballet dancer and as lead Physical Therapist for the Performing Arts program at The Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, as well as the chronic pain and arthritis programs.  She was board certified as an Orthopaedic Clinic Specialist (OCS) in 2000 and received her Rehabilitation Certification from Polestar Pilates in 2001, having earned her degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Illinois in 1988.

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