Toe shoes??? Grand plies??? How do you help dancers recover from injury???
Here are the show notes for this week’s episode:
1:28 – We welcome Jess to the show
2:42 – Jess’ background and experience with the performing arts
08:35 – The story behind why Jess fell in love with dance and ballet in particular
13:00 – What’s it like being ON YOUR TOES?!?!?!
13:40 – “Jess, what do you feel like when you dance?”
18:25 – How does Jess help her athletes transition through a time where most injured dancers and artists feel like they’re falling behind and have a sense of loss when it comes to a part of their identity?
23:20 – How Jess incorporates her background in dance when it comes to treating dancers with injuries
27:00 – The psychology of a dancer and how Jess has to navigate that psychology to incorporate verbal cues, tactile cues, and other strategies to get the most out of her sessions
30:47 – Jess’ history working with the dance community and her time working with the Pittsburgh Ballet
32:30 – We dive into the upcoming course – Performing Artist Comprehensive Management – Jess will be teaching as a part of the Institute of Clinical Excellence in Chicago at Entropy Physiotherapy and Wellness (run by the wonderful Sarah Haag and Sandy Hilton)
40:00 – Who would win in a dance battle – you or Jeff Moore?
If you want to sign up for Jess’ Performaning Artist Comprehensive Management (which you should!) you can check it out here:
You can email Jess at jessicadavis7476
Shoutout to the amazing movement of Christopher Johnson in this episode!
More details will be out tomorrow!