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The Inaugural Ruth Solomon Symposium – The Science Behind the Dancer: Optimizing Dancer Health

Presented by Performing Artist Athletes Program, Division of Sports Medicine at Boston Children's Hospital
WHERE
Joan Phelps Palladino School of Dance at Dean College 99 Main Street , Franklin, MA
WHEN
June 21 — 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
June 22 — 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
COST
$100-300

The Performing Artist Athletes Program within the Division of Sports Medicine at Boston Children’s Hospital presents The Inaugural Ruth Solomon Symposium – The Science Behind the Dancer: Optimizing Dancer Health. This multidisciplinary educational event is designed for physicians, physical therapists, athletic trainers, allied health professionals, dance instructors, and dancers. It provides an opportunity to learn and review the fundamentals and nuances of dancer care and instruction. This course is designed to help bridge the gap between clinical practice and the dance classroom by reviewing relevant research and current standards of care for dancers, with a particular focus on dancer wellness. This two-day conference will provide opportunities for instruction and networking, creating an environment that supports learning, and strategies to optimize dancer health. The mission of this dance medicine symposium is to promote the health and wellness of dancers throughout their life span.

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