Physical Therapy with Sharon Gary

Heal from stress, injury and pain. Learn to sit, stand and move efficiently, without pain. Feel better in the short run. Even transform the way you relate to your body.

Studying and working with the body is Sharon Gary’s life work. A practicing integrative and holistic NY Physical Therapist for over 20 years, Sharon received Honors for her Masters Degree in Physical Therapy from Columbia University. She studied yoga before becoming a physical therapist. And before that, at the beginning of her journey, Sharon was a dancer, studying and performing in NYC and Austin. She graduated with High Honors for a BA in Modern Dance and Liberal Arts from the University of Texas at Austin. It was after she became a physical therapist that she went on to study and receive a 200-hour certificate in Interdisciplinary Yoga from the Nosara and Omega Institutes.

Sharon Gary’s combination of Yoga and Physical Therapy
literally gave me back my career in dancing.
– Sarah Skaggs, Artistic Director, Sarah Skaggs Dance

Sharon Gary is the Physical Therapist of last resort in New York City. Not only does she take the time necessary to get to know you, she learns about pain and injury from your perspective. A sensitive listener, she works together with you to create a healing partnership. A consummate problem solver, Sharon develops an individual approach with you to strategically aid you on your journey of healing.

What does a typical Yoga Physical Therapy treatment look like?

Sharon is expert in working with and treating:

  • Artists
  • Athletes
  • Attorneys
  • CEO’s
  • Computer Professionals
  • Dancers
  • Entrepeneurs
  • Full-time Moms & Dads
  • Working Moms & Dads
  • LCSW’s
  • Musicians
  • Psychiatrists
  • Psychologists
  • Social Workers
  • Writers
  • Yogis

Many patients praise Sharon’s healing touch. In addition to healing myofascial release, she uses gentle, profoundly effective joint mobilizations. Sometimes trigger point massage is the right intervention. Or you might benefit from strain-counterstrain. Or you might need neurodynamic treatments to help decrease nerve pain in your neck, arm, back, or from sciatica. Because her hands are skilled and sensitive, she is able to create and target just the right manual interventions at just the right time. Further, you will be instructed in gentle and healing exercises that actually feel good. Designed to lessen your pain as you do them, these exercises open and massage your joints and muscles from the inside out. They become powerful tools for you to use on your own.

SG_Office_001A former dancer, Sharon Gary has a unique perspective on teaching posture and exercise. She will take the time necessary to help you discover a dynamic and healing approach to posture, movement and rehabilitation.

Wouldn’t it be nice to work with an integrative and holistic Physical Therapist who takes the time to listen and support you on your healing journey. Sharon Gary’s expertise arises not only from years of studying dance, yoga, meditation and Physical Therapy, she also incorporates principles and exercises from Feldenkrais, PNF, Alexander technique, Release technique and Ideokinesis (use of imagery to guide movement).

You can learn to work with, and relieve, pain and injury caused by chronic stress, whether physical, mental or emotional in origin. Learn to understand the impact of stress and poor postural habits on the body. Then learn what to do to heal and feel better. Sharon Gary is the NY Physical Therapist who can take you there.

With her highly trained eye
and her training in dance and yoga as well as standard PT,
Sharon Gary is capable of picking up subtle problems in movement patterns that are often missed by other therapists.
Beth Franzese, Advanced Certified Rolfer, NYC 

Featured Reviews


Sharon changed my life. I can pinpoint the moment I started to truly recover from the day I met her. She reminded me how to be in tune with my body, how to understand its natural movements, and how to strengthen my body again in a sustainable and safe way. Her knowledge of how the body works, muscles, alignment, etc., is far beyond that of a regular physiotherapist. Her demeanor is calming, her explanations clear, and she respects her clients’ feelings about their bodies and the fears in their minds. At the same time, she pushed me to overcome my fears step by step and to use my body again. After months of depression and misery, Sharon helped me find a way to sustainably recover and find my happiness again. I cannot recommend her more highly.

Faaria K.
New York, NY


Sharon Gary’s combination of Yoga and Physical Therapy literally gave me back my career in dancing.  …  Sharon’s background in dance and years of experience in physical therapy enabled her to accurately evaluate my back problem.  …  As a middle aged dancer, she gave me a set of integrative and holistic tools to find a new strength in my body that will allow me dance for another forty years — I’m sticking with Sharon!

Sarah Skaggs
Artistic Director
Sarah Skaggs Dance/Higher Ground Projects, Inc.


Sharon can help you with your injuries, because she’s an experienced, well-trained Physical Therapist who has made it a point to learn the cutting-edge integrative and holistic approaches.   …  Sharon gives the best, most effective massage I have ever received, better than any traditional PT I’ve been to. She is a sensitive and good listener.

Whatever your Physical Therapy issues are, Sharon’s years of experience, intelligence and personal attention will help you feel better in the short run and even transform the way you relate to your body in the long run.

Milod J.
New York, New York


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Contact Info

Mindful Physical Therapy with Sharon Gary now offers services by video only during Covid-19.

With a safe, convenient video appointment you will be able to experience dynamic, effective and cutting edge treatments with Sharon Gary and her integrative Mindful Physical Therapy. All sessions are one hour and one-to-one with Sharon, who has the skill, knowledge and experience to help you heal.

Sharon works on a fee-for-service basis. She also provides invoices for people who are eligible for out-of-network coverage through their insurance companies. Contact your insurance carrier to see if you are eligible.

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