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DANCE SMARTER. DANCE HARDER.

ELEVATING THE ARTIST-ATHLETE






Connecting movement artists and movement educators TO performing arts & dance HEALTH research AND EDUCATION. 



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DANCEPREHAB

ELEVATING THE ARTIST-ATHLETE


Connecting movement artists and movement educators
with
dance injury risk research and education




The ARTIST-ATHLETES of today exist in an environment where movement technicality, physicality, and artistry continues to exponentially evolve to new heights, placing an ever-increasing demand on the artists' mind and body.





Today's ARTIST-ATHLETE exists in an environment where technicality, physicality, and artistry of movement continues to exponentially evolve and acheive new heights.

Through these rapid shifts in movement education and performance culture, DANCE | PREHAB is committed to fostering and maintaining the bridge between the arts and sciences, from the lab to the stage, from the research to your movement practice.

At DANCE | PREHAB, let us help to elevate and enhance YOU, the artist-athlete, to develop and instill personal self-care techniques, and expand your knowledge of safe dance practice through individual guidance and education.

It is our goal that you may dance smarter,
in order to dance harder.


The ARTIST-ATHLETE of today exists in a world where technicality, physicality, and artistry of movement continues to exponentially evolve and acheive new heights.

Through these rapid shifts in the culture of movement education and performance, DANCE | PREHAB is committed to fostering and maintaining the bridge between the arts and sciences, from the research to your movement practice.

At DANCE | PREHAB, let us help to elevate and enhance YOU, the artist-athlete, to develop and instill personal self-care techniques, and expand your knowledge of safe dance practice through individual guidance and education.

It is our goal that you may dance smarter,
in order to dance harder.

"You restored a lot of my confidence in my body's health and my future wellbeing as a dancer, and that's something I can't thank you enough for."

- MM -

"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."

- LY -

"It was useful to apply what we learned in the workshops one day to ballet or modern the next. In experiencing those changes, I knew what worked for me and am able to take those ideas forward with me."

  - MT -











As the culture of movement performance continues to shift and expand, DANCE | PREHAB is committed to maintaining the bridge between the arts and sciences, from the lab to the stage, from the research to your movement practice.




At DANCE|PREHAB, let us help to elevate and enhance YOU, the artist-athlete, to develop and instill individual self-care techniques, and expand your knowledge of safe dance practice through individual guidance and education.

It is our hope that you may dance smarter,
in order to dance harder.








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how can we help?


HOW MAY WE HELP YOU?  


 


physical therapy&
rehabilitation



Effective and long-term benefits of a successful rehabilitation program begins with clinicians that recognize the specific stresses and demands of a particular activity.

As physical therapists with backgrounds in multiple movement forms, our perspective on rehabilitation extends beyond a single body part and beyond a single movement style.

You and your craft are a comprehensive whole.

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HEALTH/wellness workshops & education



At DANCE|PREHAB, workshops are tailored to address the educational needs of the dancer, dance educator, and choreographer. We will work with you to adjust the content and approach of our workshops to address your, or your institution's, specific needs. 

Our workshop/lecture audiences have ranged from dancers in the studio and school setting, to medical professionals at dance medicine conferences.  

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performance enhancement& MAINTENANCE



 A dance screening and individualized wellness program can provide a basis for immediate and long term wellness, performance enhancement, and injury risk reduction

By providing you with personalized knowledge and awareness of potential, our goal is to help you enhance and elevate your dance practice, and to continue facilitating the conversation of dance wellness between you and your dance community. 

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DANCE|PREHAB guided
movement sessions



Our weekly Dance|Prehab Guided Movement Sessions offer an insight to our perspectives and approach to elevate and maintain physical awareness for the Artist Athlete. Classes are led by physical therapists with gradual and methodical progressions in resistance and weight-training. 

For the month of February, small group class sessions at $10.00! Bring a friend, classmate, or fellow educator! 

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who is dance|preHAB?  


 

ABOUT DANCE|PREHAB

DANCE | PREHAB is founded upon the intention of bridging the arts and sciences, from the lab to the stage, to elevating the ARTIST-ATHLETE'S self-awareness in personal health and safe dance practices. 

We are committed to encouraging healthy dance practices by empowering you and your community with knowledge and new awareness. We are here to guide you in taking charge of your health, your wellness, and to hold colleagues, peers, and healthcare practitioners alike accountable to your well-being.

DANCE | PREHAB is founded upon the intention of bridging the arts and sciences, from the lab to the stage, to elevating the ARTIST-ATHLETE'S self-awareness in personal health and safe dance practices. 

We are committed to encouraging healthy dance practices by empowering you and your community with knowledge and new awareness. We are here to guide you in taking charge of your health, your wellness, and to hold colleagues, peers, and healthcare practitioners alike accountable to your well-being.

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UPCOMING AND CURRENT EVENTS  


 

DANCE|PREHAB X Lacdc workshops
1st Sundays | Jan-April 2020

"LACDC [Los Angeles Contemporary Dance Company] expands the scope of its workshops and educational programming to address the needs of the dance community in health and wellness with a new workshop series partnering with Dance Prehab Physical Therapy. The monthly workshop series will consist of an engaging and hands-on group class filled with supported individual and partner exercises lead by a team of physical therapists that focuses on different areas of the body. And one-on-one breakout sessions and consultations that allow for more in depth and personalized attention and support with a physical therapist."

MORE INFO: 
https://www.lacontemporarydance.org/dance-prehab-x-lacdc-workshops



DANCE|PREHAB X guided movement sessions
saturdays 1130am-1230pm

This February, we've launched our weekend Guided Movement Sessions, held at CrossFIt Active Performance in Mission Viejo!

If you haven't had to chance to work with us, or want to see or experience our approach to health and wellness for the artistic athlete, stop on by!

MORE INFO: 
https://www.danceprehab.com/movementsessions









DANCEPREHAB team




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DR. CHAD VAN RAMSHORST
PT, DPT

DR. Robert Tsai
PT, DPT 

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KRYSTAL MATSUYAMA-TSAI

 



LOCATION & HOURS

We are currently based in two locations: 

  • Orange, CA
  • Mission Viejo, CA

    TUESDAY | 10AM - 5PM
    FRIDAY | 1PM - 6PM
    SATURDAY | Contact for Appt
    SUNDAY | Contact for Appt

E-MAIL



info@danceprehab.com