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Christine Force, PT, DPT

Physical Therapist and Children's Yoga Instructor

Mission Statement

To empower each and every child I work with through movement, mindfulness, and creativity.


Doctor of Physical Therapy, 2010

University of Maryland, Baltimore 

Bachelor of Science in Animal Science, 2004

University of Maryland, College Park

Work History

Play to Grow, LLC (2017 - present)

Christine is the owner and director of Play to Grow, a children's physical therapy and yoga studio. Christine is passionate about uplifting her clients whether in the yoga studio, outside at a park, or even in the comfort of their home. 

Montgomery County Public Schools (2011 - 2019)

Christine served children aged 5 - 21 throughout Montgomery County. She has extensive experience working with profoundly disabled and medically complex students.

University of Maryland Medical Center (2010 - 2013)

As a staff physical therapist and later a per-diem therapist, Christine served acutely ill patients throughout the hospital, with extensive time spend in the Oncology and Bone Marrow Transplant units. 

Continuing Education

Level 1 & 2 Children's Aerial Yoga & Mindfulness Teacher Training - Yogapeutics of Austin, TX

Yoga and Mindfulness for Children Teacher Training - Childlight Yoga

Yoga for Infants & Toddlers Teacher Training - Childlight Yoga

Clinical Cancer Exercise Specialist Level 1 -University of Northern Colorado


Sensory Integration: Assessing and Treating Kids When Formal Testing Isn't Possible

Kinesiology Taping Practitioner Certification: Combining Taping & Movement to Improve Functional Outcomes

Pediatric Kinesiology Taping Certification

Yoga for Therapeutic Rehabilitation: Learning New Tools & Expanding Your Practice


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