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Elena Jara | Flaherty Physical Therapy

Elena Jara, PT, MSPT


Physical Therapist


  • Boston University, Class of 1996


  • STOTT Pilates Certified
Elena Jara, a native of NJ, initially began her PT career in acute care orthopedics/trauma. She transitioned into outpatient orthopedics and has been practicing in this setting for the last nineteen years with interests including post-operative cases, athletics, dance and functional training. Elena’s strong passion for movement and dance lead her to become interested in Pilates in 2006. She obtained her STOTT PILATES© certification through the advanced level in mat, reformer, and all equipment in 2008. She is also certified in Zumba, Total Barre and TRX and currently teaches all of these fitness approaches at The Core Connection in Northborough. Elena heavily emphasizes the mind-body connection and integrates the STOTT Pilates© principles in treating all of her patients. She is passionate about educating patients on how to connect with their bodies, recover from their dysfunction, prevent injury through proper alignment and movement and advocate a healthy balanced lifestyle. She enjoys spending time with her family, running, biking, dancing, and cooking.

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