About Anna

Anna Kotula, Doctor of Physical Therapy, is dedicated to the applications of biopsychosocial concepts and clinical biomechanics in physical therapy, and the studies of joint function and persistent pain. In addition, she has a background in modern dance, the performing arts, and Pilates.


  • Doctor of Physical Therapy, University Of Southern California
  • BFA, Tisch School’s Experimental Theater Wing, New York University


  • Licensed Physical Therapist, CA
  • RTSm (Resistance Training Specialist Master)
  • Certified Pilates Instructor, Integrated Movement Exercise
  • Certified Personal Trainer, American Council on Exercise


  • American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)
  • Orthopedic Section, APTA
  • Orthopedic Section, Pain Special Interest Group


    • Anna Kotula is a proud mother of two beautiful children. Anna enjoys being active in local community theater. In 2015, she played Toad and was choreographer for the musical A Year With Frog And Toad at the Ojai Youth Entertainers Studio. That year she also played Gooch in and choreographed Mame. In 2015, she played the Bogle in Jacob Marley's Christmas Carol. In May 2016, she played Kyra in David Hare's play called Skylight at the Ojai Art Center. She has choreographed for other Ojai Art Center’s productions of Carousel, As You Like It, Dancing at Lughnasa, and Dr. Dolittle. In 2017, she choreographed and played Harpo in Animal Crackers at the Ojai Art Center and played Charlotte Payne Townshend in Engaging Shaw at the Elite Theater. She is the winner of two Four Star Theater Awards for choreography and one for a Second Judge’s Choice Award: Theatrical Excellence for the cast of Jacob Marley. She also teaches a weekly Core Strength Class and a Modern Dance Class at the Ojai Valley Athletic Club. In 2018, Anna played a witch in the Art Center's Lady Macbeth, David Ives All In the Timing, A Cinderella Panto in which she played the Queen and a dancing Bear. She finishes 2018 doing a run of the Belle of Amherst by William Luce. This is a one woman show in which she played Emily Dickinson. The show is a special benefit production for the Ojai Art Center Theater. For more information go to https://www.ojaiact.org/2018-season.html

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