Module I: Introductory Concepts of Dance Medicine

Learning Objectives:
Upon completion of this program, the participant will be able to:

Course Outline:
Day 1:
8:00-8:30 am Registration
8:30-10:30 am Lecture/Lab: Pre-adolescent/Adolescent Dancer
10:30-10:50 am Break
10:50-12:00 pm Lecture/LAB: Preadolescent/Adolescent Dancer
12:00-1:00 pm Lunch
1:00-2:00 pm Lecture: Young Adult/Mature Dancer
2:00- 3:30 pm Lecture: Basic Positions and Elementary Movements in
Classical Dance
3:30–4:00 pm Break
4:00-5:30 pm Class Observation

Day 2:
9:00-10:30 pm Lecture/LAB: Pointe shoe analysis: history and guidelines
for fit
10:30-10:50 pm Break
10:50-12:00 pm  LAB: Technique Analysis and Strategies for Correction for
the Dancer
12:00-1:00 pm  Lunch
1:00-2:00 Lecture/LAB: Posture and Gait in Dancers
2:00-3:00 LAB: Creative Stabilization for the Hypermobile Dancer
3:00-3:20 Break
3:20- 5:00 Lecture: Musculoskeletal Tissues and Injury: Clinical
Considerations for the Dancer
5:00-5:30 Closing Comments Q&A

Johns Hopkins Dance Medicine Practicum