Dr. Mukta Chauhan DPT, OCS, WCS, Physical Therapist
Dr. Mukta Chauhan holds a double board certification in orthopedics and women’s health. After completing her doctorate in physical therapy, Dr. Mukta began an advanced training program in manual therapy at the renowned institute of physical art (IPA). She worked in the field of orthopedic PT for a few years before getting advanced training in pelvic health. Because of this dual training, Dr. Mukta understands the delicate interplay between neurophysiology, biomechanics, musculoskeletal, fascial and organ systems and their combined contribution to a person’s overall wellbeing. She is a firm believer in addressing health from a bio-psycho-social perspective, because “we aren’t just our tissues.” Her extensive training in ‘pain neuroscience’ and ‘visceral manipulation’ provides her a unique opportunity to create an individualized treatment program for the most optimal outcome for her patients. She is an active member of International Society for Studies of Women’s Sexual Health (ISSWSH) and International Pelvic Pain Society (IPPS). She regularly participates in community education to raise awareness about pelvic health. Mukta lives and practices in New York City. Connect with her on IG @thepelvic.connection.
Dr. Sneha Gazi, PT, DPT, Physical Therapist
Dr. Sneha Gazi is the owner of Sneha Physical Therapy, an in-home and telehealth physical therapy practice in New York, New Jersey, and Maryland. She holds a Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Columbia University and specializes in pelvic floor physical therapy. She treats patients holistically and particularly loves working with pregnancy-related issues such as incontinence, back pain, and pelvic pain. Her podcast, Fit As A Fiddle, provides weekly health and wellness tips to her community of mindful movers, and she also shares helpful tips and resources on her Instagram page. She is the founder and Executive Director of a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, Physical Therapy International Foundation, that brings free PT services globally to underserved populations while teaching students in PT doctoral programs across the United States.
Lindsey Vestal, MS, OTR/L, Pelvic Floor Occupational Therapist
Lindsey Vestal is a pelvic floor occupational therapist, and the founder of The Functional Pelvis, the first “in-home” pelvic health practice in New York City run by an Occupational Therapist. She is a mother of two who has dedicated her career to empowering people to find relief from pelvic floor complications without resorting to invasive surgeries or prescription drugs. She has helped thousands of people overcome chronic pelvic health challenges and has been featured in The New York Times, U.S. News & World Report, Harper’s Bazaar, Motherly, and more.
Ashley Brichter, CCCE, CLC, Certified Cooperative Childbirth Educator
Ashley is a certified cooperative childbirth educator, birth and postpartum doula, lactation counselor, and certified fair play facilitator. She is the founder of Birthsmarter, which provides unbiased, inclusive, and award-winning education for expectant parents living in NYC, SLC, UT and virtually, across the world. With over a decade of experience supporting new parents, Ashley provides one-on-one support, group classes, lectures, and distance learning for the perinatal population and the professionals who serve them. Ashley’s fresh perspective on pregnancy, childbirth, and parenting is now sought after by individuals, brands, and media outlets.
Allison Beck, LCSW, Psychotherapist
Allison Beck is a psychotherapist and pregnancy, postpartum and parenthood coach in private practice, specializing in reproductive psychology, parenthood and anxiety and mood disorders across all life stages. She holds certifications in Maternal Mental Health from the Seleni Institute and has advanced training in Perinatal Mental Health with Postpartum Support International. Allison has served as an advisor and written contributor on perinatal mental health for various professional service providers and organizations. She received a BS in Human Development with a dual concentration in Early Childhood and Adolescence from Cornell University and an MSW from NYU. Allison has been supporting individuals and families as a Psychotherapist in NYC agencies, hospitals, and in private practice for over a decade.
Madison Milmeister, MS, RD, Registered Dietitian
Madison Milmeister is a registered dietitian who specializes in fertility and pregnancy nutrition. She holds an undergraduate degree in Nutrition Science and a master’s degree in Clinical Nutrition. She is currently completing a Master of Education at Columbia University with thesis work that highlights the important role of diet in human fertility. Madison loves working with and inspiring women to pursue peak health early on in their pregnancy journey because she wants to help create a healthier next generation, indefinitely. Her research and practice has led her to the motto, “A persons health starts with their parents efforts.”
Steve Feinberg, CPT, GFI, Functional Movement Specialist
Steve Feinberg is a widely recognized expert in movement science and functional training. He is the creator of Speedball™ Fitness – an evidence-based program that uses a specialized medicine ball to improve core stabilization and multidirectional movement. He is an international presenter and frequent contributor to Men’s Health, Women’s Health, and Shape. His philosophy is to make science-based fitness fun and engaging to help fitness professionals better understand and retain information, and therefore better coach their clients.