V Pilates Studio Vancouver BC

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Dance Conditioning

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V Studio Pilates

# 201 - 1380 Dominion Avenue

Port Coquitlam, BC

V3B 8G7

We are excited to announce that our Dance conditioning Pilates program is on full swing. With such high demands on bodies of these young athletes, Pilates offers a great tool for them, on injury prevention.

Common Weaknesses of the Young Dancer

  • Weak abdominal muscles
  • Lumbar hyperlordosis – hyperextending the lumbar spine into an anterior pelvic tilt
  • Incorrect use of “turnout”
  • Weak ankles- rolling the medial arches into pronation

 Most Common Injuries for Dancers

  • Ankle sprains or Inversion sprains
  • Bunions
  • Median ankle pain
  • Lateral foot pain
  • Shin splints
  • Stress fractures
  • Achilles tendon injury
  • IT Band Syndrome
  • Patellar tendonitis (jumpers knee)
  • Back injuries
  • Rotator cuff injuries and impingements

The Benefits of Pilates to the Dancer

  • Increased mind-body connection
  • Improve movement symmetry and strength           
  • Enhance coordination, balance and grace
  • Rebalance all muscle groups around the joints
  • Increase spinal strength and flexibility
  • Increase overall power and performance ability
  • Improve movement symmetry and strength
  • Enhance coordination, balance and grace
  • Strengthen the hips and shoulder girdle to support large range of movements
  • Improve turnout and muscle control through greater ranges of movements
  • Repair injured muscle tissue, relieve pain and prevent overuse injuries

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