About DancePrehab

THE MISSION

Helping movement artists on all walks of life find proactivity in their preparation to achieve and fulfill their movement and artistic potentials.

THE VISION

Elevating and redefining the experience of support and care by creating spaces for learning, application, and accountability to support movement artist resilience and longevity.

About Rob

DR. ROBERT TSAI | PT, DPT

OWNER, DOCTOR OF PHYSICAL THERAPY

Originally from Taipei, Taiwan, Rob received his undergraduate degrees in Communication Theory, Dance Performance, and his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Chapman University In Orange, CA.

As a lover of movement, Rob’s entrance into dance began with breakin’ and hip-hop culture and eventually led to studying classical modern dance techniques. Rob danced professionally in the Los Angeles commercial industry for 8 years prior to pursuing physical therapy.

Rob is passionate about creating environments and learning opportunities for dancers to explore their physical capabilities. Based in Orange County, California, Rob and his company, DANCE|PREHAB, supports the local dance community across all age ranges from youth, adolescent, collegiate, and adult movers via physical therapy, strength and conditioning, and injury risk reduction education.

Experience:
‣ Guest lecturer (Chapman University, CSU Long Beach, Northwestern)
‣ Former resident physical therapist at University of California, Irvine’s dance department.
‣ Research presentations, webinars, movement workshops for the International Association of Dance Medicine and Science (IADMS), and the Performing Arts Medicine Association (PAMA).

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