Behind the desk

Dawn C. McClellan

Company name: Evolution Physical Therapy & Wellness Studio

Address: 1105 18th St., Altoona

Telephone number: 944-6535


Position: Owner

Years with company: 11

Family: Three sons and five grandchildren

What products or services does your company provide?

Outpatient physical therapy, Pilates, spinning, personal training, Yoga and and Tai Chi.

Who are your customers?

Anyone who is looking to improve his or her health and well-being.

What is your business day like?

A mix of treating patients, teaching Pilates classes and working on the business.

What is the best business advice you have received?

Pay attention to our clients’ needs. Listen more than you speak.

What is the most important thing you’ve learned on the job?

Owning a business is not easy. I have the utmost respect for all my fellow business owners.

What does the future hold?

The demand for physical therapists is predicted to rise because there is growing focus on prevention and wellness care.

What have you read lately that has influenced your business life?

The Spiritual Practices of Creating Income: for Entrepreneurs, Intrapreneurs and Solopreneurs.

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