Rachael enjoys treating anyone with difficulty or pain with movement using a whole body approach. Rachael’s background in gymnastics and various genres of dance experience help her understand the more detailed concerns involved in dance injuries.
Turn-out is important not only for the esthetics of ballet but also safety. Turn-out (or external rotation of the leg) should come solely from the hips
How can we breath freely when our chest and back is tightened? How can we jump high if we don’t lengthen our muscles first before take off? How can we balance on one leg if muscles are pulling us off center?
Sarah received her Bachelor of Science with a minor in Nutritional Sciences at the University of British Columbia. She then pursued a Master of Physical Therapy degree, graduating in 2013 from UBC.
Elite level dancers are required to produce, and control, both the inner and outer ranges of their movement capacity. Alignment, balance, and control (ABC’s) are the foundation of dance movement that can be crafted by the dancer into memorable and moving performances.
With the knowledge, movement and awareness necessary to make the changes in your own body.