Healthy U Physical Therapy, Wellness, Pilates & Aquatic Center
Healthy U Physical Therapy, Wellness, Pilates & Aquatic Center 

Our Team

Healthy U boasts a staff of highly competent and friendly fitness professionals. No matter what your goals are we can help you gain core control and alignment throughout your whole body.

Kathryn Hobbs, MPT, CPI

Co-owner of Healthy U

 Kathy has been a Physical Therapist for 14 years and specializes in Pilates rehabilitation. She graduated from Western University of Health Sciences in 1999 with a Masters Degree in Physical Therapy. Kathy is Polestar trained in Pilates for rehabilitation. She received her training in 2007 and is currently a Mentor Teacher for Polestar. She assists in educating other Physical Therapists and Fitness Professionals to be Pilates Teachers.  Kathy provides Pilates rehabilitation for the spine, incontinence, orthopedic injuries, neurological and post-operative conditions. In addition to practicing Physical Therapy, she teaches small Pilates rehab groups,  Pilates fitness classes and sees people for Personal Training.  Kathy is the mother of 3 children, and the wife of Randy Hobbs, PT, co owner of Healthy U. She also enjoys running, practicing Pilates, reading and being out in nature. Kathy feels grateful for her opportunity to share her passion for Pilates with anyone who comes to see her.

Randall Hobbs, PT

Co-owner of Healthy U


Randy has been a Physical Therapist for 20 years. He received his degree in Physical Therapy from California State University Long Beach. Randy has extensive training  in the area of Manual Therapy. His skill set is unique in that his intuitive understanding of the human body enables him to help people in ways that others may not. Randy is dedicated to providing a holistic approach to helping others. He studies health and wellness and offers a therapy session that address the whole person. Randy has taken over 30 continuing education courses.  He is a talented Physical Therapist and approaches each problem and person as a unique opportunity to see something different. Randy is Married to Kathy Hobbs, PT and co-owner of Healthy U. Together they are raising three children and enjoy their time at home as well as at work.  Randy has been a member of the American Physical Therapy Association since 1993, demonstrating his dedication to the profession of Physical Therapy.

Scott Deadmond, MPT


Scott graduated from Humboldt State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Marine Biology. He then attended the University of Puget Sound where he received his Master's of Physical Therapy in 1993. Scott has been practicing PT in the Chico area for over 20 years and his specialties include manual therapy, strain/counter strain, muscle energy, TMJ dysfunction, and Orthopedic/spine rehab. As a Physical Therapist, Scott believes in hands-on treatment and implementation of a comprehensive exercise program. Scott’s passion, focus, and dedication guide each therapy session. He enjoys backpacking, fly
fishing, football (Go Niners!) and spending time with his family

Elyse Detweiler, DPT

Janice Erven, PTA

Deean Decker, PTA

Personal Trainers

Leslie Lawrence, CPI,CFT


 Leslie has been a personal trainer and has worked in the fitness industry for 15 years. She became interested in Pilates after her first child, when she realized that no other activity was giving her the same results. Leslie has been teaching Pilates classes for six years and currently teaches private and group Pilates classes. Leslie has completed multiple certifications through PHI in reformer, tower and mat training. She has taken Polestar Pilates Principles as well as Pilates training.

Erin Tillmanns, CPI


Growing up, Erin had a passion for sports and fitness, When back problems began to interfere with what she loved to do, Erin turned to Pilates to strengthen her body in a more gentle way. Pilates has given her better body awareness, improved posture, stability and body alignment.  Erin has been practicing Pilates since 2004 and began studying and training to teach in                                                  February 2009.

Nicole Merrill

Bobbie Jones



Bobbie is a talented Massage Therapist and accomplished Belly Dance Instructor. She brings her knowledge of the human body and how it moves gracefully and fluidly to her
Pilates sessions.


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