Transform Your Life to Reignite Your Passion
Do you find yourself yearning for inspiration, feeling stuck, or just going through the motions?
Life shouldn't be a monotonous journey, regardless of your age. The good news is that you hold the power to shape and revitalize your life, no matter where you are on your journey.
Reignite your inner fire and unlock the path to unparalleled fulfillment at The Dance PT Summit in September 2024 – a transformative event designed to help you rejuvenate your physical, mental, and emotional well-being. This summit gathers renowned experts in dance therapy and physical wellness to empower your mind and rejuvenate your body.
The Dance PT Summit is not just another conference; it's your opportunity to reimagine and radically enhance your life.
THE DANCE PT SUMMIT VIRTUAL EXPERIENCE
The Dance PT Summit will inspire you to reach new heights in your career. You'll acquire fresh knowledge while shedding old habits that no longer serve you, and more importantly, you'll learn how to seamlessly incorporate these newfound insights into your daily life.
Connect with like-minded individuals from the comfort of your own space, saving time and travel expenses. This event will revolutionize every aspect of your life, offering a transformative experience that lasts long after the summit concludes.
Join us at The Dance PT Summit in September 2024 and get ready to embark on a journey of personal and professional growth that will leave you empowered and inspired. Here's a glimpse of the transformations you can look forward to:
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Basic Emergency Care for PTs and PTAs
This informative presentation offers a comprehensive overview of acute and emergency care for dancers. Delving into the intricacies of backstage care, it also addresses the strategic development of emergency action plans tailored for both dance studios and performance venues. Join us to gain essential insights into optimizing emergency response in the dance environment.
How To Eat
Nutrition can be leveraged to not only fuel consistent high-level performance, but also in the healing process following injury. Presentation will cover the macronutrients, hydration, and nutrient timing around class, rehearsal, and performance. This presentation will empower Physical Therapists to teach dancers simple tips to properly fuel and nourish themselves for optimal performance and recovery.
Explore strategic marketing approaches tailored for physical therapists targeting dancers during the holiday season. Learn to leverage festive themes, social media campaigns, and special promotions to maximize your outreach and build lasting relationships with dancers. This course teaches techniques to engage and attract dancers, ensuring a steady influx of patients throughout holidays.
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Kevin Brown, ATC
Kevin Brown, MEd, ATC, LAT, CKTP, has over 20 years of experience with athletes at the high school, collegiate, professional and Olympic levels. He is the Director of Sports Medicine at Kentucky Orthopedic Rehab Team (KORT) and is the Athletic Trainer for the Louisville Ballet, Louisville Ballet School, Actors Theatre of Louisville, and The Vision Dance Center. Prior to joining KORT, he was on the Sports Medicine staffs at the University of Louisville, the University of Minnesota, and Coastal Carolina University. Kevin is a Certified Kinesio Taping Provider, a certified Sound Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (SASTM) provider, and has a strong interest in manual therapy. He is certified in Functional Movement Screening (FMS) and Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA). He is a member of the National Athletic Trainers' Association, Kinesio Taping Association International, International Association for Dance Medicine and Science, Performing Arts Medicine Association, the Select Medical Dance Medicine Advisory Board, and the NATA Council on Practice Advancement Performing Arts Committee. He currently serves as President of the Performing Arts Athletic Trainers' Society and Vice President of the Kentucky Athletic Trainers' Society.
Katie Nabors, is a performing artist, educator, and Registered Dietitian. She provides nutrition consulting and education to high performance individuals with a food-first approach that’s balanced and works in harmony with each person’s unique lifestyle and needs. She is the owner of Northcoast Nutrition and an adjunct professor at Case Western Reserve University within the School of Medicine in the Department of Nutrition and the College of Arts & Sciences in the Department of Dance.
Jenna Kantor, PT, DPT
Jenna Kantor, PT, DPT is a physical therapist and a performer. She is the owner of Jenna Kantor Physical Therapy PLLC, which specializes in rehabilitating performing artists. Taking her knowledge of dance PT, she teaches student and professional PTs how to treat dancers and get dancers in the door to treat through her Dance PT Program, a CEU and certification course. She is also the co-founder of the nonprofit organization, Fairytale Physical Therapy (FTPT), which brings musical theatre shows to children in hospitals while teaching choreography that is secretly composed of therapeutic exercises. She hosts for the podcasts: Karen Litzy’s “Healthy, Wealthy, and Smart,” "Dance PT Podcast," and “Performers Happiness In The Arts.” Jenna has published two books, "Advocating in Physical Therapy" and "The Grind." Dr. Kantor has spoken on dancer treatment, PT for musical theatre performers, advocacy, social media, how to give an effective presentation, leadership, research, and participated in three Oxford debates at SSPT Live, Graham Sessions, CSM, PPS Conference, IADMS, Dance PT Summit, AAPT Conference, and schools throughout the U.S. Learn more at www.jennakantorpt.com.
In its 5th year, The Dance PT Summit stands as a testament to over two decades of empowering physical therapists with the best tools and strategies in the field. This isn't just another summit; it's a transformative experience that draws from the wisdom of top experts dedicated to enhancing your knowledge of treating dancers and getting them back on their feet. The true transformation, however, is driven by your commitment and passion.
The Dance PT Summit is not merely a seminar; it's an unparalleled opportunity for you to elevate your expertise in dance therapy. By applying the practical techniques and insights shared during this event, you'll not only transform your own approach but also shape the future of your profession. The goal of The Dance PT Summit is to enhance your impact as a physical therapist, helping you thrive, not just survive. It's about gaining the knowledge and tools to master every facet of your field, elevating your practice to an absolute must.
Your dedication to this journey is commendable, and I eagerly anticipate joining you in mastering the art of dance therapy. As you grow and transform, you'll not only enrich your own life but also touch the lives of those you have the privilege to serve. Remember, when you invest in yourself, you have the power to revolutionize the entire world of dance therapy.
Live with passion!
Basic Emergency Care for PTs & PTAs
Kevin Brown, ATC
Teaching Dancers How To Eat
Katie Nabors, Registered Dietitian
Marketing Over the Holidays
Jenna Kantor, PT, DPT