Looking for a safe way to improve your dancers’ turnout? Join Dance Medicine Specialist Alexis Sams, PT for a live session focused on assessing and improving external rotation of the hip (aka “Turnout”) in dancers. During this session you’ll learn: how to determine how much natural rotation your dancer has, how to assess the functional use and strength of the external rotators, exercises, activities and teaching tips to help your students use their rotation.
Assessing and Improving Turnout in Dancers – A Practical Approach for Instructors
Assessing and Improving Turnout:
A practical approach for dance instructors
Assess turnout with confidence
Discover each dancers’ own restrictions
Reduce tight and painful hips
Increase working leg height
Improve flexibility AND strength of turnout
INSTRUCTORS, DIRECTORS, OWNERS !!!Want to know how whether to stretch or strengthen to increase turnout?Want to know what other things to do other than stretching?
Want dance-specific conditioning exercises to make your dancers’ turnout greater and stronger?
So AZDM has created this training session to empower dance professionals with more knowledge, more skills, and more methods to make sure their dancers achieve their turnout goals.
Imagine being able to know which muscles need to be released or strengthened to maintain rotation during turns…
Imagine being able to recommend specific exercises to help your students with “tight hips” students improve their turnout flexibility (here’s a tip…it’s not always just about stretching)…
Imagine being able to get rid of the popping and clicking sounds in the hip during kicks..
That’s what the Assessing and Improving Turnout training session will do for you.
Instant integration. We created our content with the goal of you applying it in your studio as soon as you get home…at your very next class, easily.
Resources. Our download also includes access to some of our favorite exercises for increasing turnout in your dancers safely.
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The 5-6-7-8 Method
5 Factors Contributing to Turnout
• Posture…and more!
6 Methods to Assess Turnout
• Active use of rotators
• Passive flexibility
• Is your dancer a #hippyneck?
• Functional rotation
• Common dance positions
• Pelvic alignment
• Hip stabilization
• Rotator strengthening
• Muscle releases
• Functional stabilization…and more!
• AZDM’s commitment to progressing exercises
• How to progress for better performance
( cause who doesn’t like free stuff? )
Exercise flow sheet. Use our simple flow sheet to track your dancers’ progress with exercises.Initial exercise programs. Use our level one exercise program as your dancers’ first round of exercises, or as a guide to create your own program. Pictures and descriptions included.”5-6-7-8 Method” cheat sheet. Use our cheat sheet as a reference when you’re teaching classes.
Posture guides. Tips for making sure your dancers maintain proper form for maximal benefit of their exercises.
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