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Functional Awareness®: Anatomy In Action

Sunday, January 21, 2018, 10:30 AM until 2:00 PM
Towson University Center for the Arts
Towson , MD  
Registration is required

Functional Awareness®
Baltimore, Maryland
Functional Awareness®: Anatomy in Action
Deepen Your Skills for Moving, Teaching, Living in Your Body


Functional Awareness WorkshopFunctional Awareness Workshop

Sunday January 21, 2018, 10:30 AM to 2 PM 

Functional Awareness® Strategies for Injury Prevention, Dancer Wellness & Self-Care to Improve Dance Skills

Fee: 90.00

Participants will:

  • Understand the role of the dance educator as first responder to student concerns of discomfort and pain.
  • Learn the most common injuries seen in dance training and the current treatment protocols for chronic and acute injuries
  • Acquire prevention techniques and exercises to mitigate the risk of injury in dance training.
  • Develop strategies to integrate the concepts of injury prevention within technical training
  • Acquire assessment guidelines for dance educators to distinguish between discomfort from training exertion and pain due to chronic injury.
  • Integrate Functional Awareness® strategies to enhance movement potential and improve the dancer’s self-care practices.

Location: Towson University Center for the Arts