Fitness Services in Darien, CT

349 Post Rd, Darien, CT 06820
Evolution physical therapy fitness darien

About Fitness in Darien

Evolution Physical Therapy is about injury rehab and life beyond injury; it’s also about a more performative lifestyle for athletes, or just finding a healthier you. The fitness centers at Evolution include highly trained physical therapists and instructors that specialize in movement, specific exercises, improving form, preventing injury, and continued growth in your appropriate area of fitness. Unlike a gym or traditional fitness center, we take into account your specific needs and have a variety of unique classes and supporting equipment to help you reach your fitness goals.

Fitness Services Offered at Evolution Darien

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Our Darien location offers group fitness classes, personal training, one-on-one sessions, and exclusive access to our state-of-the-art equipment. Learn more by exploring our offerings below for more details about each service, or Request an Appointment.

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Our Approach to Fitness at our Darien Location

At Evolution, fitness is not just about building muscles and getting physically stronger. We are physical-therapist founded, and our focus is on technique and form, exercising your mobility, and reaching your personal health goals. We offer personal training, circuit classes, and so much more in helping you regain your fitness levels after physical therapy, returning to sport, or simply embracing a fitness lifestyle.

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Darien Staff

The following team members are part of the staff in Darien. For full details on each, check out our staff page.

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Brian Wolfe
PT, DPT, OCS
President Of Operations (East Coast)
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Brian WolfePT, DPT, OCS
President Of Operations (East Coast)
Education
  • Ithaca College
  • BS. Clinical Science
  • MS. Physical Therapy
  • Doctorate, Physical Therapy
Certifications
  • Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist
  • Certified In Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization
Professional Passions
  • Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedics
  • Rehab Of Crossfit Athletes
  • Post-Op Rehab
  • Manual Therapy
  • Massage
  • Dry Needling
  • Cupping
Personal Passions
  • Family Time
  • Crossfit
  • Exercising
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Hiking

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Kristina Bacco
PT, DPT
Clinical Director

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Kristina BaccoPT, DPT
Clinical Director

Education
  • Quinnipiac University
  • BS. Health Science
  • Doctorate, Physical Therapy
Professional Passions
  • Sports Medicine
  • Post-Operative Rehab
  • Vestibular Therapy
  • Concussion And Brain Injury Rehab
  • Improving Quality Of Life
Personal Passions
  • Fitness And Nutrition
  • Playing Soccer
  • Hiking
  • Traveling
  • Reading

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Nicolas Civale
PT, DPT
Physical Therapist

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Nicolas CivalePT, DPT
Physical Therapist

Education
  • Quinnipiac University
  • BS. Health Science
  • Doctorate, Physical Therapy
Professional Passions
  • Return-To-Sport/Work Training
  • Shoulder Care
  • Injury Prevention For Pitchers And Throwing Athletes
  • Manual Therapy
  • Balance And Agility Training
Personal Passions
  • Family
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Swimming/Surfing
  • Hiking
  • Hanging Out With His Dog

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Jane Hatzikonstantis
PT, DPT, SCS, CSCS, EMT
Physical Therapist

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Jane HatzikonstantisPT, DPT, SCS, CSCS, EMT
Physical Therapist

Education
  • University of Massachusetts, Lowell
  • BS. Exercise Physiology
  • Northeastern University
  • Doctorate, Physical Therapy
Certifications
  • Sports Certified Specialist (ABPTS)
  • Certified Strength And Conditioning Specialist (NSCA)
  • Selective Functional Movement Assessment I & II (FMS)
  • Dry Needling For Sports And Orthopedics
  • Emergency Medical Response for Athletes
  • Emergency Medical Technician (NREMT)
Professional Passions
  • Sports Medicine
  • Manual Therapy
  • Movement Analysis
  • Return To Performance
  • Strength And Conditioning
Personal Passions
  • Strength Training
  • Going For Hikes And To The Beach With Her Husband And Dog
  • Snowboarding
  • Foodie
  • Soccer

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Charlotte Huang
PT, DPT, LSVT-BIG, FDN-C
Physical Therapist

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Charlotte HuangPT, DPT, LSVT-BIG, FDN-C
Physical Therapist

Education
  • CUNY Baruch College
  • BS. Psychology
  • New York Medical College
  • Doctorate, Physical Therapy
Certifications
  • LSVT-BIG Certified
  • Functional Dry Needling Certified
Professional Passions
  • Improving Quality of Life
  • Strength And Conditioning
  • Speed/Plyo Training
  • Return-To-Sports
  • General Active Population of All Ages
  • Gait/Balance Training
  • Lower Extremities – Knee/Ankle
Personal Passions
  • Working Out/Weightlifting
  • Kettle Bell Training
  • Nutrition
  • Hiking
  • Traveling
  • Spending Time With Family And Close Friends

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Nolan Rufa
PT, DPT, CSCS
Physical Therapist

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Nolan RufaPT, DPT, CSCS
Physical Therapist

Education
  • Clarkson University
  • BS. Mechanical Engineering
  • Sacred Heart University
  • Doctorate, Physical Therapy
Certifications
  • Certified Strength And Conditioning Specialist
Professional Passions
  • Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedics
  • Manual Therapy
  • Dry Needling
  • Cupping
  • Balance/Gait
  • Geriatrics
  • Strength And Conditioning
  • Post-Op Rehab
Personal Passions
  • Training
  • Recreational Sports
  • Reading
  • Crossfit
  • Jiu-Jitsu
  • Strength Sports
  • Foodie
  • Professional Sports
  • Guitar
  • Coaching

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Ally Kochersperger
ATC, LAT, GFI
Athletic Trainer

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Ally KocherspergerATC, LAT, GFI
Athletic Trainer

Education
  • Quinnipiac University
  • BS. Athletic Training
Certifications
  • Certified Athletic Trainer
  • Licensed Athletic Trainer
  • AFAA Group Fitness Instructor
  • MadDogg Athletics Level 2 Spin Instructor
  • CPR/AED Certified
Professional Passions
  • Injury Prevention
  • Functional Training
  • Sports Nutrition
  • Helping Others Achieve Their Goals
  • Improving People’s Quality of Life
Personal Passions
  • Baking/Cooking
  • Health And Wellness
  • Beach Walks
  • Spinning

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Megan Montalto
ATC, LAT, EMT
Athletic Trainer

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Megan MontaltoATC, LAT, EMT
Athletic Trainer

Education
  • Quinnipiac University
  • BS. Athletic Training
Certifications
  • Certified Athletic Trainer
  • Licensed Athletic Trainer
  • EMT
Professional Passions
  • Injury Prevention
  • Working With High Contact Sports
  • Helping Athletes Return To Play
Personal Passions
  • Hiking
  • Spending Time With Family, Friends, And Dog Luna
  • Going To The Beach
  • Reading
  • Novels

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Brian Polendey
CPT
Personal Trainer/Fitness Instructor

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Brian PolendeyCPT
Personal Trainer/Fitness Instructor

Education
  • University of Miami
  • BS. Finance
  • Colorado State University
  • MBA
Certifications
  • Certified Personal Trainer
Professional Passions
  • Watching His Clients Achieve Their Goals
  • Motivating And Inspiring Others
  • Building Quality Relationships
Personal Passions
  • Coaching Football
  • Reading
  • Traveling
  • Music
  • Star Wars

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Jeisson Quitian
CPT
Personal Trainer/Fitness Instructor

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Jeisson QuitianCPT
Personal Trainer/Fitness Instructor

Education
  • University of Delaware
  • AS. Exercise Science
Certifications
  • ACSM Certified Personal Trainer (CPT)
Professional Passions
  • Personal Training
  • Body Movement
  • Helping Others Achieve Their Fitness Goals
Personal Passions
  • Weightlifting
  • Soccer
  • Hiking

FAQs for our Darien location

Staff Certifications: See More Details

The staff at Evolution Physical Therapy in Darien have been certified in the following:
Doctor of Physical Therapy  Strength and Conditioning Certification  Certified Athletic Trainer  Dry Needling Certification  Certified Kinesio Taping Practitioner  Functional Range Conditioning Mobility Specialist Certified  Orthopedic Clinical Specialist Certification  Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization Certification  Movement and Mobility Specialist Certified  Certified in Selective Functional Movement Assessment  LSVT-BIG Certified

Languages Spoken: See More Details

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Spanish

Scheduling an Appointment (Physical Therapy or Recovery): See More Details

To schedule an appointment for physical therapy or Recovery, you can fill out our form here. You can also call our Darien location at (475)209-9420

What to Expect from Your First Appointment: See More Details

Your initial evaluation will take approximately one hour. 

Please arrive 15 minutes early to your first visit at our Darien physical therapy clinic to complete necessary paperwork. To speed up the check-in process, fill out the ‘New Patient Form’ here prior to your first appointment. Bring your photo ID, insurance card, comfortable clothing, and any prescriptions from your treating physician. Co-pay, co-insurance and deductible payments are due at the time of service.

Purchase Training, Fitness Classes, or Memberships: See More Details

Click here and select “Class Schedule” to see all of our Connecticut Fitness offerings
Click here and choose “Appointments” to access Personal Training or Recovery Boots
Click here and choose “Store” for Memberships, assessments, or set up your FREE 14 Day Trial at our Darien location
Still not sure where to go? You can reach us via this form or call us at our Darien location: (475)209-9420

Is Fitness the same as a gym? See More Details

Fitness is an approach. We have much of the traditional equipment you can find at a premier gym, but we focus on fostering a sense of community and helping our members set realistic goals, then reach them. Because we were founded by physical therapists, we understand better the tools needed for building strength, recovering, and even finding that special niche that’s meant for you in your fitness routine.

Can I replace my gym with Evolution Fitness? See More Details

Absolutely. Evolution is a whole body, next-level approach that is here whether you are just beginning your fitness journey, coming back from injury, or are a serious athlete. We have the tools, equipment, trainers, and specialists at every location to not only replace your current gym membership but also help you take things to the next level. From top equipment to innovative classes and boot camps.

Insurances Accepted: See More Details

We accept most PPO plans and Medicare. Please call us at 475-209-9420 for details or to check your specific benefits and coverage. We also offer special cash rates.

Areas Served: See More Details

Darien
Norwalk
Rowayton
Westport
New Canaan
Wilton
Weston
Fairfield
Surrounding Areas

Local Collaborations: See More Details

Darien Chamber of Commerce
Darien Youth Football
Norwalk Mad Bull Wrestling

Clinic Hours See More Details

Mon-Fri: 7:00AM-7:00PM

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