Sheppard Method Pilates Board of Directors
At Sheppard Method Pilates we have a group of driven and talented board of directors who are committed to providing great pilates to the Los Angeles area. Meet our team here.
Dr. David Tannenbaum
Dr. David Tannenbaum owns a Beverly Hills Chiropractic office specializing in lower back and neck pain, stress reduction, disc injuries and headaches. He has a patient centered approach and is well known for promoting individualized care.
Dr. David Tannenbaum has been in private practice for over 25 years. A native of New Jersey, Dr. Tannenbaum built a practice in his hometown of Springfield, NJ before relocating to Beverly Hills, where he has been serving the community for over 20 years. Dr. Tannenbaum runs one of Los Angeles’ best rated family chiropractic practices.
At the age of 15, David suffered a sports injury and sought out a variety of medical treatments. Having exhausted all traditional avenues of health care, David was successfully treated by a local Chiropractor. His positive experience was the impetus to become a Chiropractor. He is a graduate of Life Chiropractic College in Atlanta, GA.
Dr. David Tannenbaum’s office is equipped with state of the art spinal care equipment, including Myovision, muscle tension reader, digital x-ray machines and his office features the most modern, safe and efficient equipment which allow Dr. Tannenbaum to quickly and accurately assess your condition.
Dr. Tannenbaum’s outstanding reputation within the medical community for reliable diagnosis and specific adjustments as well as his genuine compassion for his patients has been the foundation of his amazing referral only practice. Dr. Tannenbaum’s practice offers Chiropractic and Physical Rehabilitation Therapies as well as Acupuncture and Massage Therapy.
Sherry has an extensive background in business and a passion for Pilates. She has worked in both administrative and managerial positions in various industries including law, cosmetics, insurance, health care and entertainment. She started taking Pilates mat classes 15 years ago in Northern California. She returned to her native Los Angeles 3 years ago and started private Pilates sessions with Risa at the Sheppard Method Pilates. While she loves the equipment, she is at heart a “Mat” girl and has just started her mat certification program at Sheppard Method Pilates.
Stacy Barrows, PT, GCFP,PMA®-CPT
Stacy is a physical therapist, PMA Pilates certified and Guild certified Feldenkrais® Practitioner. She co-owns a private practice in Century City, California (Century City PT). Stacy has an extensive background with the foam rollers in the clinical setting, with sport enhancement and youth education and was one of the first to teach health and fitness professionals about their benefits and practical applications. She is the inventor of the Smartroller® and products, which are foam roller products developed to allow more people to benefit from using foam rollers creating SMART APPS for sensory motor learning. She also authored a book published by optp, titled SMARTROLLER GUIDE TO OPTIMAL MOVEMENT. Stacy blogs about wellness, and will receive her doctorate in Physical Therapy this year which follows her passion to be a life long learner.
Steven J. Waltrip, M.D.
After receiving his M.D., he completed an internship at Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center in Denver, CO as well as residency at the University of Washington Medical Center in Seattle, Washington. Dr. Waltrip is board certified by the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation in physiatry with an emphasis in pain management.
In 1999, he returned to Southern California where he had grown up, along with his wife and children. After working with Dr. Brad Penenberg and Dr. Theodore Goldstein in their Beverly Hills orthopedic group, Dr. Waltrip moved to his current office where he has been practicing since 2005.
Being a sole practitioner allows Dr. Waltrip the freedom to spend time with his patients. He is dedicated to returning his patients to their highest level of function after an injury or surgery. Dr. Waltrip combines a compassionate spirit with an abundance of knowledge and experience to provide the best care possible.