Philip Chan, PT, DPT, CEAS, FAKTR
Cintia Gutierrez- Licensed Massage Therapist
Cintia is a License Massage Therapist LMT at Hands On NJ Physical therapy. She has been a Massage Therapist for about 5 years now and loves it. It has showed her many different ways of helping people so they can reach and maintain a healthy everyday life. Her passion starts with the trust that something so simple and complex as the human body can heal itself with the help of touch and love. Putting hard work in at Hands On NJ Physical Therapy has helped her to remember this quote, “love your job and you will never work a day in your life.” Everything is a learning experience. Therefore, I will push myself to continue my education and dedication to help people in this holistic field that I truly love. My hobbies are to spend quality time with my family and listen to music.
Dina Smodlaka- Certified Pilates and Yoga Instructor
Not long after Dina discovered Yoga and Pilates over eleven years ago, she quickly saw that becoming an instructor would be the best way to realize her goal of loving what she does and experiencing its benefit personally for others. Dina decided to become an instructor with one goal only: If she could help even just ONE person fell better and sleep through the night, she would be happy. Her training was vigorous – BUT she had never felt better, stronger, healthier in her life! It’s truly amazing when you see just what your body can do! The Pilates moves are challenging, yet fun and it’s unbelievable how strong you feel after even just one session.
Dina received her Yoga certification in Vinyasa Yoga through ReGeneration Institute of Yoga in South Plainfield, NJ. She is also certified to teach Pure Classical Pilates Method training through the ReGeneration Institute of Pilates. Dina teaches mainly Vinyasa Yoga and Pure Classical Pilates (Mat), but tailors her classes and private sessions to each individual’s needs, goals, and interests to bring them the most satisfying and rewarding class she can offer – one that will keep them interested in their practice and allow them to grow with it.
Dina’s passion is to share her love of Yoga and Pilates with others and help them realize their optimal mental, physical and health potential. Another wish is to teach therapeutic Yoga to individuals with mental, physical or learning disabilities or illness to provide comfort and relief by experiencing the soothing and healing benefits of Yoga.
Barbara Calderoni- Patient Care Specialist/ Billing Specialist
Barbara joined Hands On NJ Physical Therapy in October of 2013. Her background is in accounting and she has worked for a few different companies over the course of her career varying from manufacturing to advertising. She has been married for almost 30 years with two children. Barbara enjoys cooking and baking, outdoor activities like gardening and long walks, kick boxing,having fun, joking and laughing, and enjoying my life. Her family is the most important to her and her greatest gift. Throughout her life she has always had a good feeling about helping people, and when she was looking for a new direction in her life she decided to give the health care professions a chance. Barbara enjoys working with our patients and helping them find relief from pain in any way she can. This has been a very rewarding career change for her and one that she is glad she chose.
Allison Kantor- Patient Care Specialist
Originally from Oregon, Allison moved to New Jersey to attend Rutgers University where she is currently completing her undergraduate studies in Biological Sciences. Her goals post graduation are to continue her education in a graduate Physician Assistant Program. She has held many leadership positions within her sorority and continues to be an active member in the Greek Community. In her free time she enjoys hiking waterfalls in her home state of Oregon, and now New Jersey. Allison also enjoys being a captain for the Rutgers University Dance Marathon where she helps to fund raise for the Embrace Kids Foundation.
Bonnie Zheng- Patient Care Specialist
Bonnie is studying Exercise Science and Health Administration at Rutgers University. Her goal is to eventually go to either Physician Assistant or Physical Therapy graduate school. After school, she wishes to work at either a hospital or clinic in New York, where she was originally born. Bonnie is very involved in school as she is dedicated to improving her campus and her lifestyle each day. She is a peer mentor for two different programs at Rutgers; for international students and first generation college students. Her hobbies include dancing, being optimistic, helping others, and exercising. She has also been dancing since she was six years old and still continues to fit dance into her schedule when possible.
Enoch Chan- Marketing Director/Patient Care Specialist