27th DECEMBER - 30th DECEMBER 2021
Get Rested Get Rejuvenated Get Refreshed Get Ready
You've been pushing and working your butt off. Now that this performance season is over, its tile to look towards the new year's schedule. Thinking ahead of smart ways to rest and restore your body for what's coming up is key.
Finding the best middle ground is always tricky! How much rest do I need? How do I stay active during the holiday season and get ready for the next year? So instead to being overwhelmed trying to figure it out , lets' do it for you.
Get Clarity in a quiet mind.
Get reconnected to your body & breath.
Create and find balance in your body.
Get your body relaxed with a 40 min yoga session
Come back to the foundation of your training
Find your center and stability
Get stable with a 40 min Floor Barre class to get centered
Build on your foundation to grow your strength and technique
Prepare your body for your next dance challenge.
Get Ready for the next challenge with a 30 min Conditioning class.
Dr. Danelle Dickson, PT, DPT, OCS is a licensed physical therapist, Performing Arts specialist, Orthopedic clinical specialist and owner at Performance Plus Physical Therapy. She is the creator of Dansebridge Online, a dynamic conditioning program for dancers that has now enjoyed successes in pre-professional dance programs. She is also the host of the Dancing around Elephants Podcast, the co-founder of the Black Female Foundation -a business mentoring and coaching program for minority women in business seeking to show up as uniquely themselves and co-founder of the Dance Ready Project, an online hub for tools and resources for dancers. Dr. Danelle’s forty years in the dance world fuels her passion to work with dancer’s injuries. She actively works with local DC dance pre-professional schools and dance companies, including notable touring companies such as Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Ailey II, and Little Dancer Theater. She also works in the education of physical therapy students at the graduate level in several schools on the East Coast.
Melissa Lineburg, a professional ballet dancer and health + wellness coach in Washington, DC. She holds a Master’s of Science degree in Human Nutrition from the University of Bridgeport and earned her BFA in Dance Performance: Ballet Technique and a Business Administration minor from Radford University. Since entering the workforce, Melissa remains dedicated to supporting the arts, specifically dance and its artists, through her work both on- and off-stage. Melissa is the managing director of Ballet eMbody, along with being a creative, dancer, and performer with Ballet Embody and as a freelance dance artist. Off-stage, she is the founder of eMpower Performance. This coaching practice supports clients on their individual health + wellness journeys and hosts group virtual yoga sessions. Melissa is a Certified Nutrition Specialist Candidate through the American Nutrition Association and is a 200-hr Registered Yoga Teacher.
Alexandria “Alyxx” Johnson is a multidisciplinary artist and performer from Dallas, TX. Alexandria has worked with choreographers such as Hope Boykin, Ronald K. Brown, Earl Mosley, and Darrell Grand Moultrie, as well as performed works by Christopher Huggins and Alvin Ailey. Additionally, she has performed for Francesca Harper in The Francesca Harper Project, and been an assistant and associate to choreographer Matthew Rushing. Alexandria has taught for Dance Theatre of Harlem, The Ailey School, Dallas Black Dance Academy, City University of New York, and Prince George Community College, as well as dance intensives in the United States, the United Kingdom, and South Africa. Alexandria is a graduate of the Alvin Ailey/Fordham University BFA program in Dance, minor in Mathematics, and holds an MFA for Performance and Performance Studies from Pratt Institute. She services a wide range of clients as a NASM Certified Personal Trainer, certified Zena Rommett Floor-Barre®️Instructor, and full spectrum Doula.
It's time to get ready at your pace!
Join us for this structured 4 day class series just before the new year to get you
Yes you can. Each day can be accessed seperately, or enjoy access to all days to get the most of your time and work
Yes! Each day will be recorded and be available until Jan 31st for you to use.
We want you to work at your pace - so we will recommend some starting points and tools for you for you to consider. But it isn't mandatory for you to participate.