ODC Month for Dancers' Health, September 2021

ODC Month for Dancers’ Health

All events are FREE and presented by generous volunteers

The ODC Healthy Dancers Clinic is celebrating dancers' wellness through the Month for Dancers’ Health. Physicians, Nutritionists, and PTs who specialize in dancers' health and are dedicated to treating mobility for bodies of all kinds have joined together to offer an array of online workshops, panels, and one on one sessions available throughout the month of September.

Schedule of Events

Dancer Nutrition FAQs (Online)
with Libby Parker, MS, RD
Tuesday, September 7, 2021
6:00-7:00pm PT

Get the scoop on frequently asked nutrition questions and concerns of dancers. We will cover a variety of topics from timing you intake, avoiding digestive woes on stage, bone health, and more. 

Creative Coping (Online)
with Jennifer Bury, DSP™ Movement Therapist
Sunday, September 12, 2021
11:00am-12:00pm PT

Movement is our first language - the way we continually orient to the world, learn, and adapt throughout our lives. Interactive experiments, based on our shared developmental movements, reintroduce us to how our feelings live in our bodies and are expressed through the movmvement between us. Guided group processing helps us share our discoveries and learn together, providing a sense of belonging. This virtual 1-hour intro workshop is a preview of a limited space 1-month long workshop over October and November:

Creative Coping Workshop (Virtual) with Jennifer Bury BFA, CMT, Certified Trainer/Supervisor in DSP™ & Felicitas Fischer
Saturdays: 10/2, 10/16, 10/30, 11/13 3:00-5:00 PM PT
Cost: $275

Learn More: odc.dance/creativecoping

Pelvic Health (Online and In-person)
with Dr. Karah Charette, DPT & Dr. Hyunwoo June Choo, MD
Saturday, September 18, 2021
9:30-11:00am PT

In this workshop, we'll review the anatomy of the pelvic diaphragm, how it relates to your core, and how it plays a role in pressure management. There will be an experiential component in which we embody the concepts of posture and breath work in relation to the pelvic floor. Ths goal of this workshop is to integrate anatomy into function in order to maintain and sustain healthy movement patterns. Please bring your own mat. Proof of full vaccination and masks are required for in-person participation.

Complete Healthy Dancers' Clinic (Online and In-Person
with ODC Healthy Dancers' Clinic Volunteers

Sunday, September 26
Appointments available between 9:00am and 12:00pm PT

Sign Up

The Complete Healthy Dancers' Clinic is a free clinic that focuses on dancers' holistic well being. These private appointments are one hour long with a team of our volunteer practitioners. Areas of focus include: acute injury, chronic injury, mental health, and nutrition.

The Clinic's services are offered at no cost and we rely on donations to support our ongoing programs. Click here to make a donation.


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