DANCEPREHAB
DANCE
PREHAB

ELEVATING THE ARTIST ATHLETE

Connecting the latest physical therapy research to
your rehab, prehab, and dance performance training.

Connecting the latest physical therapy research to your rehab, prehab, and dance performance training.

Together, let's build strong foundations to elevate your artistry and prolong your career.

Together, let's build strong foundations to
elevate your artistry and prolong your career.

PROACTIVITY

Seek what you need to perform at your best. Develop a healthy movement mindset. Build an accountable and supportive healthcare team.

PREPARATION

Learn and apply your newfound knowledge. Establish a healthy human foundation that extends into your artistry.

OPPORTUNITY

Have confidence and trust your preparation. Push your performance and artistic boundaries.

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Bridging the arts and the sciences, from the lab to the stage.

Connecting the latest physical therapy research to your rehab, prehab, and dance performance training.

Together, let's elevate your artistry and prolong your career.

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PROACTIVITY

Seek what you need to perform at your best. Develop a healthy movement mindset. Build an accountable and supportive healthcare team.

PREPARATION

Learn and apply your newfound knowledge. Establish a healthy human foundation that extends into your artistry.

OPPORTUNITY

Have confidence and trust your preparation. Push your performance and artistic boundaries.

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LOCATION:
17620 Fitch Ave Ste 160

Irvine, CA 92614


HOURS:
Mon & Wed 12-6pm
Sat 10-2pm

PERFORMANCE PREHAB
Eliminate worries and concerns of injury by building confidence and strong foundations so you can focus on your performance and artistry.
  1. Emphasis in resistance & weight training for dancers.
  2. Preparation for your performances, solos, or intensives.
  3. Personalized attention to your specific dance and performance goals.

PRICE

$80-100

DURATION

60 minutes

OPTIONS AVAILABLE

Single-session Prehab Evaluation
Multi-session Prehab Packages
8-week DANCE|PREHAB Programming

Contact us for details

PHYSICAL THERAPY
1-on-1 dance-specific rehabilitation and recovery for your return to dance and performance.
  1. Is a recent or long-lasting injury preventing you from performing at your full potential?
  2. Let us guide you towards returning to dance with strength and resilience with dance-specific physical therapy.
  3. Take charge of your physical health today. Our doors are open.

PRICE

$100-125

DURATION

60 minutes

OPTIONS AVAILABLE

Multi-session PT Packages (5)

WORKSHOPS & LECTURES
Movement and movement education is not a one-size-fits-all recipe. Our workshops cover a range of topics from self-care to comprehensive strength and conditioning concepts. We collaborate with you to adjust workshop content and approach for your dancers.

TOPICS AVAILABLE

  1. Self-care techniques
  2. Upper Extremity weight-bearing
  3. Body Maintenance
  4. Addressing Injury-Risk Factors
  5. ...and more!

PRICE

Varies

DURATION

60-90 minutes

VIRTUAL SOLUTIONS
In addition to limited in-person visits, we also offer our workshops, lectures, Physical Therapy, and Wellness services through the digital space.


PRICE

Varies

DURATION

60-90 minutes

PRICING & DETAILS
Whether your goal is dance pain free, or to improve your physicality to move stronger, better, and longer, we are here with you every step of the way.

While we are currently cash-based only, each session is a 60 minute 1-on-1 personal session with a Doctor of Physical Therapy from beginning to end.

Please contact us for details regarding the 8-week Prehab Program.

SERVICE

Virtual Consult (15 mins)

Virtual Physical Wellness

PRICING

Free

$65.00

Physical Therapy Evaluation

Physical Therapy Follow-Up

$125.00

$100.00

Prehab Evaluation

Prehab Follow-Up

$100.00

$80.00

Physical Therapy Package
(5 follow ups)

8 week Prehab Program

$460.00

$600.00

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"As a dancer who has experienced many physical therapists, I am extremely grateful to have found a practice that is familiar not only with the physicality of a dancer, but the mental and emotional side as well. As a patient, I felt cared for, listened to, and understood..."

PIPER B.

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, IRVINE

"DANCE|PREHAB has helped me stay on top of my game and build strength during this period of quarantine and isolation. I look forward to taking this knowledge with me as I transition back into the performance space."

CONNOR F.

THE JULLIARD SCHOOL

“DANCE|PREHAB has furthered knowledge of my body, revealing new ways of thinking and moving that has increased my body awareness as I dance. I am especially grateful for the specificity provided to work towards my future goals as both a dancer and a human.”

ERIN P.

WESTSIDE DANCE PROJECT
DMITRI KULEV CLASSICAL BALLET ACADEMY

"I have endless gratitude for Rob and his mentorship in my life. My past training had always been framed around how to prevent further injury of my hip, and I never even thought to think bigger. It's been unbelievably refreshing to not be chained down to old injuries and train with new intentions."

LEXI Z.

CHAPMAN UNIVERSITY

"Don't walk, but run to DANCE|PREHAB. What a wealth of knowledge I've learned about my body and specific tools to help myself. Performing through the pain has been my reality for so long and focusing on keeping this body healthy has been invaluable."

LANI Y.

AKRAM KHAN COMPANY
ENTITY CONTEMPORARY DANCE

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DANCE "PREHAB": What is it?

Injury and the recovery process means lost time, training, and time away from our communities. How can "prehab" help? What exactly is "prehab"

April 17, 2020 by Robert Tsai, PT, DPT

Resistance Training and the Young Dancer

Are you worried if strength/resistance training is safe for your child or your young dancer? Here's what the research says...

Health and Wellness for the Collegiate Dancer

How to think about health and wellness as a pre-college or college student.

From Movement Artist to Movement Specialist

Rob and Erin dive into how their experiences as dancers/performers led to the physical therapy profession.

June 1, 2020 by Robert Tsai, PT, DPT

Dance Smarter: Strength Training for Dancers

Keeping up with the ever-increasing demands of dance.

Check out our YouTube Channel!

Breakdowns of common physical therapy exercises and why they're important to incorporate into your dance practice.

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MEET THE TEAM

DR ROBERT TSAI | PT, DPT

Originally from Taipei, Taiwan, Rob received his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Chapman University in 2018 and is currently practicing in Anaheim, CA.

Rob began breakin’ in high school, and continued his movement exploration at Chapman University as an undergraduate. Rob spent 8 years auditioning and working in Los Angeles, represented by Movement Talent Agency and Bloc. As an educator, witnessing the positive effect of movement on students inspired Rob to pursue a second career in physical therapy.


Rob is a firm believer in elevating the independence, self awareness, and knowledge of health and wellness for dancers and has presented research and co-taught movement sessions alongside Dr Van Ramshorst at conferences for the International Association of Dance Medicine and Science and Performing Arts Medicine Association.


DR CHAD VAN RAMSHORST | PT, DPT

Chad is a practicing Physical Therapist in Southern California who graduated from Chapman University’s Doctoral program.


He started his training at the Orange County High School of the Arts in the Commercial dance department where he was represented by Clear Talent Agency as he pursued commercial work in Los Angeles. He continued his dance education at Chapman University where he received his BFA in Dance Performance. Post graduation, he moved to New York dancing professionally for several modern and contemporary dance companies.


Dr. Van Ramshorst continues to remain active in the dance community as an instructor, choreographer, performer, and physical therapist who promotes injury prevention, performance enhancement, and overall wellness.


Additionally, Dr. Van Ramshorst is also a BASI Certified Pilates Instructor with Dance Specialization.

DR MOIRA DOCHERTY | PT, DPT

Moira is a Doctor of Physical Therapy who has a unique focus in dance rehabilitation and vestibular therapy. She has completed training in vestibular rehabilitation at the prestigious Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago. Her extensive dance background in various movement styles engenders a unique understanding of complex movement patterns and translates into a knowledgeable approach to treating movement dysfunction. In addition, her first-hand experience with dance affords her unique understanding on preventing and treating dance injuries.


She is currently part of the health team at the ABT Gillespie School alongside Dr. Chris Koutures.

KRYSTAL MATSUYAMA | BFA, MFA

Krystal is a freelance movement artist from Southern California. She graduated from UC Irvine with a BFA in Dance Performance and minor in Digital Arts, and recently returned to complete her MFA.


At UCI, she worked closely with Donald McKayle (Etude Ensemble), then choreographer-in-residence Douglas Becker, and Jodie Gates. Krystal has performed with Complexions Contemporary Ballet, Aspen Santa Fe Ballet, Entity Contemporary Dance, BARE Dance Company and worked commercially in LA and NY under MSA Agency


As a movement instructor, Krystal has a love for cultivating awareness within the individual, and witnessing the process of one’s discovery of their unique value. As a collaborator with DancePrehab, she hopes to continue to foster the conversation between dancers, dance educators, and dance science.


Currently she works with Peter Chu and his company chuthis. as a dancer and faculty member for the company’s intensives.

ERIN BOND | BFA, SPT

Erin is currently a student pursuing her Doctorate in Physical Therapy at Chapman University. She is in her 3rd and final year and will be a practicing therapist in the coming year.


Erin began dancing in her hometown of Las Vegas, NV with the Nevada Ballet Theatre where she apprenticed with the company for 2 years. She also attended the Las Vegas Academy of Performing and Visual Arts where she expanded her love of dance and movement in all genres and techniques.


After moving to California to pursue a BFA in Dance Performance from Chapman University, Erin performed with various contemporary and modern companies in the greater LA/OC area, as well as becoming a dance instructor and educator.


Erin continues to use dance not only for her own training and enjoyment, but also as an excellent training tool for all clients and patients looking to improve their movement and achieve their performance goals.

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GET IN TOUCH!
WE'D LOVE TO HEAR FROM YOU
info@danceprehab.com
17620 Fitch Ave Ste 160
Irvine, CA 92614
instagram.com/danceprehab
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