18-19 Season

The Mindful Dancer: Developing a Stress-Management Repertoire On Pointe Lecture

February 8, 2019, 5:15 pm

Catherine Drury is a licensed psychotherapist who specializes in supporting dancers through injury, stress, burnout and career change. Catherine will present a workshop designed to help dance students and pre-professional ballet dancers better observe, identify, and understand their own emotions. Dancers and parents will learn about the changing adolescent brain and how to use mindfulness and other evidence-based coping strategies to build awareness and resilience. Specifically tailored to the needs of the adolescent dancer, this workshop will offer tangible tools to mitigate stress and enhance performance in all areas of life.