Making The Impact - A Dance Competition Podcast

Injury Prevention For Competitive Dancers

January 13, 2022 Impact Dance Adjudicators Season 3 Episode 86
Making The Impact - A Dance Competition Podcast
Injury Prevention For Competitive Dancers
Show Notes

Guests - Katie Schaar and Alexis Sams

Hosted By - Courtney Ortiz and Lesley Mealor


In Episode 86 of Making The Impact - A Dance Competition Podcast, Courtney and Lesley sit down with physical therapist and owner of AZ Dance Medicine Specialists, Alexis Sams, and owner of Sugarfoot Therapy, Katie Schaar, to discuss the particulars of injury prevention for competitive dancers.


Topics Include:

  •  How parents and teachers can connect with PTs in their community
  •  The top injuries seen among young competitive dancers
  •  The surprising reasons behind why some injuries develop


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  • Lesley Mealor - @miss.lesley.dance
  • Katie Schaar - @sugarfoot_therapy
  • Alexis Sams - @azdancemed


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AZ Dance Medicine Courses

Sugarfoot Therapy Virtual Teacher Training Workshop - January 22, 2022


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