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October 2nd, 2022
New York, NY
10am-3pm

A day dedicated to a

stronger dancer:

An expert panel discussion followed by group classes and individual pointe shoe fittings!

Pick what works for your schedule

or attend them all.

Location:

Manhattan Movement & Arts Center

248 West 60th Street

New York, NY 10023

General Admission $35

Nutrition for Dancers: Modeling Health Behaviors for The Healthy Dancer

Group Class

With Rachel Fine, RDN

11:15-12pm

Pointe Shoe Fittings

Individual fittings with ThePointeShop

11-3pm

Periodization and its role in Dance Injury Prevention

Group Class

With Lauren Newby, PTA

12:15-1pm

Finding the balance between flexibility and strength: how to support your body to build resilience and longevity

Group Class

With Megan Barker, PT, DPT, OCS

1:15-2pm
Ballet Class
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Panel Discussion

HEALTHY DANCER PANEL

New York, NY
October 2nd, 2022

10am-11am

How can dancers prevent injuries?

Improve flexibility?

Fuel their bodies?

Choose the right pointe shoes?

Join our discussion with the experts on dance health

Rachel Fine,
RDN

Registered Dietitian Nutritionist

Rachel Fine is a former professional dancer turned Registered Dietitian Nutritionist. She founded To The Pointe Nutrition in 2013 with the mission to provide certified nutrition education to dancers of all ages and levels. As a Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics (CSSD) and Certified Counselor of Intuitive Eating, Rachel built The Healthy Dancer® community to combine the principles of performance nutrition with a non-diet approach to eating.

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Megan Barker,
PT, DPT, OCS

Physical Therapist

Megan Barker is a physical therapist and health coach who works with dancers so they can feel their best, performing with confidence and longevity. She has a special interest in supporting dancers with hypermobility and connective tissue disorders. Megan works with physical therapy clients in Washington DC and Virginia and virtual health coaching clients worldwide. She continues to love dancing whether it's in modern classes or in her living room.

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Josephine Lee

Master Pointe Shoe Fitter

Dr. David Popoli is a board-certified PM&R and sports medicine physician. He completed medical residency at Harvard and sports medicine fellowship at Boston Children's. He has previously collaborated with the Boston and Atlanta Ballet, USA Cycling, and the US Olympic Training Center. He currently serves as an attending physician in the Department of Orthopedics at Wake Forest Baptist Health and as consulting physician with the University of North Carolina School of the Arts (Winston Salem, North
Carolina).

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Lauren Newby, PTA

Physical Therapist Assistant

Lauren began her dancing career at two and a half and studied ballet, tap, jazz until she was eighteen. From 2001 to 2005, Lauren attended DeSales University and earned her BA with honors in Dance. From the fall of 2009 to the fall of 2013, Lauren enjoyed a performing career with Undertoe Dance Project, A jazz/tap fusion company based in NYC, where Lauren danced with the company as a jazz dancer and tap swing while also working behind the scenes as the Company Manager. Since the fall of 2005, Lauren has been teaching and choreographing for studios, high schools and middle schools throughout the state Lauren earned her Physical Therapist Assistant Degree from Union County College in 2016. Lauren now works with Kessler Rehabilitation Center and is the Dance Specialist and Performing Arts Special Interest Group lead.

David M Popoli, MD

Sports Medicine Physician

Dr. David Popoli is a board-certified PM&R and sports medicine physician. He completed medical residency at Harvard and sports medicine fellowship at Boston Children's. He has previously collaborated with the Boston and Atlanta Ballet, USA Cycling, and the US Olympic Training Center. He currently serves as an attending physician in the Department of Orthopedics at Wake Forest Baptist Health and as consulting physician with the University of North Carolina School of the Arts (Winston Salem, North
Carolina).

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A day dedicated to a

stronger dancer:

An expert panel discussion followed by group classes and individual pointe shoe fittings!

Pick what works for your schedule

or attend them all.

Location:

Manhattan Movement & Arts Center

248 West 60th Street

New York, NY 10023

General Admission $35

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