Playa Vista EFIT Physical Therapy & Fitness

6826 S Centinela Ave, Culver City, CA 90230

About the Clinic

Evolution Fitness has been serving the Playa Vista community for over 10 years with exceptional orthopedic physical therapy care. We strive to deliver the most effective outcomes in both performance and rehabilitation for patients of all ages and mobility levels. 

Our Playa Vista EFIT clinic uses methods such as blood flow restriction therapy, medical massage, and circuit classes to develop a comprehensive treatment plan. Each of our services is designed to address your specific needs and goals to ensure you get the most out of your experience.

Services Offered at Evolution Playa Vista

Take advantage of our physical therapy and fitness services in Playa Vista, CA provided by our highly skilled team of professionals.

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Physical Therapy

The Playa Vista eFit facility is pleased to offer our core therapy services, such as manual therapy and orthopedic injury rehab along with more specific therapies such as therapeutic cupping, climber-specific rehab, instrument-assisted soft tissue mobilization, and more. Our PTs and DPTs are injury-prevention specialists with vast experience and exposure to sports, fitness, health sciences, and beyond. Join us at our Playa Vista eFit location today to get started with your therapy, either by clicking the link below or giving us a call at (310)915-6100.

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Fitness

Are you ready for a Fitness experience like no other, with qualified health experts and trainers at your side? Prevent injury and reach your full physical potential, or simply rise to new fitness challenges in the Evolution Playa Vista eFit Fitness program. We offer both memberships and fitness evaluations, group classes, and state-of-the-art facilities. Click the links below to sign up or explore more below to see our offerings.

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Recovery

When it comes to recovery after an injury or post-training, nothing can compare to the services offered at Evolution. Because we are physical therapists and trainers, we understand the balance and care needed to achieve your full potential and live your strongest and healthiest life. Click the link below to book your Recovery session at our Playa Vista location today.

Our Playa Vista eFit location offers select recovery services. From Alter G to assisted stretching, you can appropriately recover from injury, return to sport effectively, and reach your body’s potential with lesser risk of injury by putting your body through recovery.

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Playa Vista EFIT

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

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Chelsea Ortega
PT, DPT, SCS, CSCS
Director of Clinical Excellence
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Chelsea OrtegaPT, DPT, SCS, CSCS
Director of Clinical Excellence
Education
  • UCLA
  • BS. Physiological Sciences
  • Duke University
  • Doctorate, Physical Therapy
Certifications
  • Certified Sports Clinical Specialist
  • Certified Strength And Conditioning Specialist
  • Certified Kaatsu Blood Flow Moderation Specialist
  • Dry Needling Certified
  • EMR
Professional Passions
  • Concussion Specialist And Physical Therapist For WNBA Las Vegas Aces (2021) And Premier Lacrosse League
  • Professional And Elite Athletics
  • Bridging The Gap Between Rehab And Return-to-sport
  • Sport-related Concussion Management
  • Sports Performance
Personal Passions
  • Surfing
  • Volleyball
  • Beach
  • Biking
  • Weightlifting
  • Functional Training
  • Running
  • Family And Dog Time
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Kathleen O’Neill
PT, DPT, OCS
Regional Clinical Director
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Kathleen O’NeillPT, DPT, OCS
Regional Clinical Director
Education
  • George Washington University
  • BS. Exercise Science
  • Doctorate, Physical Therapy
Certifications
  • Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist
Professional Passions
  • Sports And Orthopedic Rehab
  • Treating Soccer Players
  • Running Biomechanics
Personal Passions
  • Running
  • Soccer
  • Snowboarding
  • Yoga
  • Beach
  • Traveling
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Brynn Condy
PT, DPT, OCS
Clinical Director
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Brynn CondyPT, DPT, OCS
Clinical Director
Education
  • Syracuse University
  • BS.
  • New York Medical College
  • Doctorate, Physical Therapy
Certifications
  • Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist
Professional Passions
  • Orthopedics
  • Weekend Warriors
  • Post-Op Rehab
  • Return-to-sport
Personal Passions
  • Skiing
  • Running
  • Beach Volleyball
  • New York Sports
  • John Mayer Concerts
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Sophie Deen
PT, DPT
Assistant Clinical Director
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Sophie DeenPT, DPT
Assistant Clinical Director
Education
  • Loyola Marymount University
  • BS. Health And Human Sciences
  • University of Southern California
  • Doctorate, Physical Therapy
Professional Passions
  • Sports And Orthopedic Rehabilitation
  • Athletes Of All Levels
  • Return-to-Sport
  • Balance And Falls
  • Helping Patients Reach Their Goals
Personal Passions
  • Spending Time With Family And Friends
  • Soccer
  • Baking
  • Traveling
  • Pugs
Elizabeth vargasnew
Elizabeth Vargas
Regional Office Manager
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Elizabeth Vargas
Regional Office Manager
Education
  • Santa Monica College
  • West Los Angeles College
Professional Passions
  • Basketball Athlete At West Los Angeles College
Personal Passions
  • Basketball
  • Soccer
  • Baking
  • Cooking
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Ryan Romualdo
Office Manager
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Ryan Romualdo
Office Manager
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Dominique Patrick
Assistant Office Manager
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Dominique Patrick
Assistant Office Manager
Education
  • Lindenwood University
  • BS. Exercise Science
  • University of San Francisco
  • MS. Sport Management
Professional Passions
  • Sport Events
  • Athletes With Disabilities
Personal Passions
  • Volleyball
  • Reading
  • Beach
  • Cooking
  • Spending Time With Family And Friends
Ashley ariyasu
Ashley Ariyasu
PT, DPT
Physical Therapist
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Ashley AriyasuPT, DPT
Physical Therapist
Education
  • University of Southern California
  • Doctorate, Physical Therapy
Professional Passions
  • Working With The Performing Arts Athletic Population, Especially Gymnasts And Dancers
  • Orthopedic-Sports Physical Therapy
  • Health And Fitness
  • Injury Rehabilitation And Prevention
  • Improving Performance And Execution of Skilled Movement
Personal Passions
  • Spending Time With Family And Friends
  • Baking
  • Running And Hiking On/Near The Beach
  • Traveling
  • Medical Missions
  • Learning New Dance Choreography
  • Going To Amusement Parks (Especially Disneyland!)
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Griffin Bailey
DPT, CSCS ​
Physical Therapist
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Griffin BaileyDPT, CSCS ​
Physical Therapist
Education
  • California State University, Monterey Bay
  • BS. Kinesiology
  • University of Southern California
  • Doctorate, Physical Therapy
Certifications
  • Certified Strength And Conditioning Specialist
Professional Passions
  • Athletes Of All Ages
  • Sports Performance
Personal Passions
  • Basketball
  • Music
  • Hiking
  • Weightlifting
  • Time With Family And Friends
  • Food
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Tim Brown
PT, DPT, SCS, ATC
Physical Therapist
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Tim BrownPT, DPT, SCS, ATC
Physical Therapist
Education
  • Loyola Marymount University
  • BS. Athletic Training
  • University of Southern California
  • Doctorate, Physical Therapy
Certifications
  • Certified Sports Clinical Specialist
  • Certified Athletic Trainer
Professional Passions
  • Athletic Populations
  • Return-to-Sport
  • Injury Prevention
  • Sports/Rehab Technology
Personal Passions
  • Fitness
  • Basketball
  • Baseball
  • 49ers
  • Hitting The Beach
  • Italian Food
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Symiah Campbell
PT, DPT, OCS, SCS
Physical Therapist
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Symiah CampbellPT, DPT, OCS, SCS
Physical Therapist
Education
  • University of Southern California
  • BA. Human Biology
  • Doctorate, Physical Therapy
  • Orthopedic Residency
Certifications
  • Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist
  • Certified Sports Clinical Specialist
Professional Passions
  • Return To Sports Rehab
  • Performance Testing And Enhancement
  • Injury Risk Mitigation For Athletes
  • Sports Science
  • Post-Op Rehab
  • Youth Athletes
Personal Passions
  • Basketball
  • Soccer
  • Fitness Training
  • Hiking
  • Biking
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Bozorgmehr Baradar Heristchian (Bo Heris)
PT, DPT, PSIA, AASI, WSI
Physical Therapist
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Bozorgmehr Baradar Heristchian (Bo Heris)PT, DPT, PSIA, AASI, WSI
Physical Therapist
Education
  • California State University, Northridge
  • BS. Exercise Science Kinesiology
  • University of Southern California
  • Doctorate, Physical Therapy
Certifications
  • Professional Ski Instructors Of America
  • America Association Of Snowboard Instructors
  • Water Safety Instructor
Professional Passions
  • Orthopedic, Neurological, And Athletic Rehabilitation With Focus On Return To Sports
Personal Passions
  • Pro Snow Sport Athlete (Ski, Snowboard, Telemark)
  • Avid Surfer
  • Swimmer
  • Rock Climber
  • Yogi And Mountain Biker
  • Animal Lover
  • Amateur Chef And Baker
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Michael Nieraeth
PT, DPT, SCS, OCS, CSCS
Physical Therapist
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Michael NieraethPT, DPT, SCS, OCS, CSCS
Physical Therapist
Education
  • University of California, Berkeley
  • BA. Integrative Biology
  • New York University
  • Doctorate, Physical Therapy
Certifications
  • Sports Certified Specialist
  • Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist
  • Certified Strength And Conditioning Specialist
Professional Passions
  • Biomechanics Of Sports
  • Athletes Of All Levels
Personal Passions
  • Family Time
  • Soccer
  • Traveling
  • Teaching
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Jeffrey Roggin
PT, DPT
Physical Therapist
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Jeffrey RogginPT, DPT
Physical Therapist
Education
  • Syracuse University
  • BS.
  • Azusa Pacific University
  • Doctorate, Physical Therapy
Professional Passions
  • Pediatrics And High School Athletes
  • Return-To-Sport
  • Weekend Warriors
Personal Passions
  • Hanging Out With His Daughter, Wife, And Dog
  • Staying Active And Fit
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Raham Malik
CPT
Personal Trainer/Fitness Instructor
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Raham MalikCPT
Personal Trainer/Fitness Instructor
Education
  • East Carolina University
  • BS. Exercise Physiology
Certifications
  • ACE Certified Personal Trainer (CPT)
Professional Passions
  • Individualized Training
  • Health Coaching
  • Weight Loss
  • Group Training
  • Youth Training
  • Corporate Fitness
  • Nutrition
  • Psychology
  • Bringing Fun Into Fitness
Personal Passions
  • Outdoor Adventures
  • Hiking
  • Biking
  • Team Sports
  • Vibin At The Beach
  • Socializing
  • Playing Games
  • Concerts
  • Dancing
  • Cooking
  • Finding Ways To Be Creative
  • North Carolina Sports!
Hayley martinez
Hayley Martinez (she/her)
Personal Trainer
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Hayley Martinez (she/her)
Personal Trainer
Education
  • USC
  • CSUN
Certifications
  • ISSA
  • USA Swimming Coach
Professional Passions
  • Swimming
  • Functional Movement Training
  • Mobility And Flexibility
  • Strength And Conditioning
  • Weight Training
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Yuko Otani Cazarez
ATC
Pilates Instructor
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Yuko Otani CazarezATC
Pilates Instructor
Education
  • California State University, Long Beach
  • BS. Athletic Training
Certifications
  • Certified Athletic Trainer
  • BASI Pilates Teacher Training, Dance Specialization
  • CPR/AED Certified
Professional Passions
  • Injury Prevention
  • Orthopedic And Sports Rehabilitation
  • Dance Medicine
  • Performing Artists
Personal Passions
  • Hiking
  • Pilates
  • Yoga
  • Traveling
  • Dance
David starling
David Starling
CPT
Personal Trainer/Fitness Instructor
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David StarlingCPT
Personal Trainer/Fitness Instructor
Education
  • Tusculum University
  • BA. Communications
Certifications
  • NASM Certified Personal Trainer (CPT)
  • AAA-I Group Fitness
  • AAA-I Master Trainer
Professional Passions
  • Working With High Performance Athletes
  • Performance Enhancement Training
  • Strength And Conditioning Training
Personal Passions
  • Exercising
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Researching Health And Wellness
  • Dancing
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BJ Villalon
CPT
Personal Trainer/Fitness Instructor
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BJ VillalonCPT
Personal Trainer/Fitness Instructor
Certifications
  • NASM Certified Personal Trainer (CPT)
  • Performance Enhancement Specialist
Professional Passions
  • Personal Training
  • Body Movement
  • Bridging The Gap Between Physical Therapy And Full Functional Fitness
Personal Passions
  • Wrestling
  • Martial Arts
  • Family Time
  • Beach
  • Training
  • Working Out

More About Evolution Playa Vista EFIT

Staff Certifications: See More Details

The staff at Evolution Fitness in Playa Vista have been certified in the following:
Doctor of Physical Therapy  Strength and Conditioning Certification  Certified Athletic Trainer  Dry Needling Certification  Certified in Water Safety  Certified in Ski and Snowboard Instruction  Orthopedic Clinical Specialist Certification  Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization Certification  Movement and Mobility Specialist Certified  Certified in Selective Functional Movement Assessment  Certified Kaatsu Blood Flow Moderation  Certified EMR

Languages Spoken: See More Details

English
Spanish
Farsi

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 Playa Vista efit location at (310)915-6100

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 appointment at our Playa Vista clinic to complete necessary paperwork. To speed up the check-in process, you can 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 California Fitness offerings
Click here and choose “Appointments” to access Personal Training or Alter G
Click here and choose “Store” for Memberships, Unlimited Fitness, or Fitness Drop-ins, 
Still not sure where to go? You can reach us via this form or call us at our Playa Vista eFit location: (310)915-6100

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 424-248-0100 for details or to check your specific benefits and coverage. We also offer special cash rates.

Areas Served: See More Details

Playa Vista
Culver City
Marina del Rey
Playa del Rey
Mar Vista
Westchester
Park-Windsor Hills
Surrounding Areas

Local Collaborations: See More Details

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Clinic Hours See More Details

Mon-Fri: 6:00AM-7:00PM
Sat: 8:00AM-2:00PM

See Our Other Nearby Locations

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11825 Major St, Ste 107
Culver City, CA 90230

(310) 915-6100

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925 Wilshire Blvd, Ste A
Santa Monica, CA 90401

(310) 319-0090

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11600 Wilshire Blvd, Ste 199
Los Angeles, CA 90025

(424) 248-0100

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