Carolina Dancer Wellness

 Accessible Dance Medicine for Improved Wellness and Enhanced Artistry

Dancer Focused

Dance places unique stresses on the body creating unique health needs. Many dancers face restricted access to healthcare and wellness services due to training and rehearsal schedules, finding providers with specialized knowledge in dance medicine, and financial constraints.

Knowledge & Services

Carolina Dancer Wellness is a non profit organization that serves the dancer community through low cost on-site educational, injury prevention, and injury rehabilitation programs.

Complete Wellness

Because complete dancer wellness is a priority, we also have established an interdisciplinary network of healthcare professionals and offer financial assistance for healthcare needs.

COVID-19  UPDATES

Given the current situation regarding Covid-19 all patients and family members are required to wear masks to in-person appointments.  Patients are also required to fill out the COVID-19 Screening and Contact Tracing Form EACH day they have an appointment.

When you arrive for your appointment, please text from your car to notify us of your arrival in order to limit the number of patients in our waiting room.  We will text to let you know when your treatment room is ready.

About Us

Carolina Dancer Wellness is a non-profit organization that serves the dance community through specialized health and wellness services, educational programs, and research projects.  Our mission is to deliver accessible, high-quality programs based on the latest developments in the field of dance medicine in our offices, on-site at studios or backstage, and through virtual appointments.

To support a comprehensive approach to the artist athletes we serve, we have established an interdisciplinary network of local healthcare professionals and community partners.

Health and Wellness

In addition to injury prevention and recovery, our wellness services focus on improving dancers’ overall health and fitness to help them preform their best.In addition to injury prevention and recovery, our wellness services focus on improving dancers’ overall health and fitness to help them preform their best.

Professional Dancers

Physical Therapy

Fitness and Training Injury Prevention Screens learn more

Student / Recreational Dancers

Physical Therapy Fitness and Training Injury Prevention Screens Scoliosis Screens

Pointe Preparation learn more

Dance Companies

Injury Prevention Screens

Injury Tracking and Analysis Resident and Touring Services learn more

Education

Our educational programs provide accessible, practical information to improve performance and promote wellness in the dance community.

Lectures

 We offer on-site and virtual lectures covering a variety of subjects ranging from injury prevention to the physics of dance technique. Lectures can be designed for specific age ranges or dance populations. Click below for a list of recent lecture topics. LECTURES

Classes

Designed to satisfy high school science requirements, this online class in Anatomy and Physiology for Dancers helps develop a better understanding of how the body functions and applies practical knowledge to dance movements.

Coming Soon 

Resource Library

Comprised of digital and print resources, our library focuses on a variety of topics including dance medicine, exercise science, movement theory, dance history, yoga/pilates, and more. Click below to see our catalog. CATALOG

Research 

Our current research initiative is a data-gathering study investigating various factors contributing to dance injuries in pre-professional male dancers and seeking to identify trends. This analysis will ultimately be used to improve training strategies and develop injury prevention programs.

Additional research initiatives will look at visualization in dance training and investigating relationships between injury rates and the adolescent growth spurt in young dancers.

More Info Coming Soon

    Carolina Dancer Wellness

Contact Us

info@carolinadancerwellness.org
Cary Office: 919-415-1318
  1010 High House Rd, Suite 105, Cary, NC  27513
 
Durham Office: 919-251-5775
 1415 W NC Hwy 54, Bldg 200-Suite 113, Durham, NC 27707
Fax: 919-573-9111 Schedule a Session
 
 
We understand a dancer’s busy schedule and offer evening and weekend appointments. Text, email, or call us with your scheduling needs and we will find a time that works for you.