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Mariah Mao, PTA

Physical Therapist Assistant
Assistant Clinic Director - Tumwater

ProActive Since 2013

Mariah has been with ProActive since 2013, starting off as an aide and returning as a PTA. She graduated from the Physical Therapist Assistant program through Green River College in 2018. Mariah earned her Bachelor's in Family Studies and Human Development from the University of Arizona in 2013. Though she never had physical therapy herself, Mariah gained interest in the field after working in the athletic training room and on campus clinic at University of Arizona.

When Mariah is not working, you can find her teaching jazz and hip-hop at a local studio, running the Oly Parks & Rec Youth Dance Team and coaching the Olympia H.S. Dance Team. Mariah has been teaching dance for 17 years and is entering her 11th year coaching the dance team. This past year Mariah was named the 4A Washington State Dance/Drill Coaches Association Coach of the Year for her exceptional work and service in the dance community.

Mariah recently got engaged and will be getting married this August! During her free time Mariah loves spending time with her fiance Adam, playing with her two German Shepherds (Brutus and Lena) and her cat (Luci), going line dancing, trying new restaurants, spending time with family and friends and travels as much as possible.

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