Aug. 17-18 Annual Conference
The Minnesota Dance Medicine Foundation is pleased to announce their sixth annual conference on August 17th and 18th at the Cowles Center for Dance and the Performing Arts on Hennepin Ave S.in Minneapolis. MDMF is a non-profit organization that conducts research and educational initiatives in dance medicine. The conference is open to all area dance professionals, dance educators, dance team coaches, student dancers, their parents, and medical professionals concerned with the prevention of injuries in dancers.
The conference has a two-fold agenda again this year. The Saturday event is designed for medical professionals specifically interested in dance medicine and accreditation credits are available for this course.
The Sunday event is planned for dancers, dance teachers and interested parents. The conference will focus on Nutrition for the Growing Dancer, Planning Your off Season Training, and Taping Methods for the Injured Dancer. Dr. Kadel will once again address the assembly and Minnesota native, Toni Pierce-Sands, formerly with the Alvin Ailey Company and currently, Co-Artistic Director of TU Dance, will speak on dance injuries from her perspective. Professional Development Clock Hours are available for K-12 dance educators through partnership with the Perpich Center for Arts Education.
For registration and additional information, please go to: MDMF Annual Conference