Does your hip pop or snap during developpe?
Feel like you are "gripping" when you try to lift the leg higher?
Is pain stopping you from achieving full extensions?
None of this is normal, and it’s time you learn how to fix it!!
Hip impingement is a common problem in dancers that can lead to popping while lifting and lowering the leg. This workshop will teach you everything you need to know about hip impingement so you can achieve flawless extensions and finally stop the pop!
We will cover:
What hip impingement is and why it is so common in dancers
Symptoms of hip impingement
Dance technique corrections to reduce pain, popping and gripping
Technique tips for getting your extensions higher
The best mobility and strength exercises for popping hips
Jenna Loewer, DPT is a Physical Therapist in Northern Virginia and the owner of On Pointe Wellness and Rehab PLLC. As a former dancer, she developed a love of movement early on. In 2011, she graduated from Nazareth College in Rochester, NY with her Doctorate in Physical Therapy. After graduation, she gained experience working with The Rochester City Ballet, Garth Fagan Dance Company and Eastman School of Music. In 2013, she relocated to Northern Virginia where she quickly realized her unique experience with Dance Medicine was able to fulfill a need in the area. In 2016, she founded On Pointe Wellness and Rehab with the goal to provide personalized Physical Therapy services to dancers.
For more information visit: www.DoctorsForDancers.com
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