Wellness Resources

Physical Therapists who specifically work with dancers:
Danelle Dickson (Washington, DC)
Leigh Roberts 
Megan Rich
Jessie White (Silver Spring, MD)

Mental Performance Coach for dancers:
Lyssa Wopat (local)
The Brainy Ballerina (Career coaching and mentoring- all dance genres) 

Physical Performance Coach for dancers:
Proteus Fitness (virtual)
Hamrick Method (virtual)

Nutritionist for Dancers: 
Melissa Lineburg 

Additional Resources Advocating for the Mental Health and Safety of Dancers:
Danscend (Mental wellness courses and worksheets for dancers) 
The Dance Safe (advocating and providing resources for safer dance spaces)

Hair and Makeup Guides:
Ballet bun and French twist video tutorials 
Stage makeup for young dancers / informal performances 
Stage makeup for experienced dancers / theater performances 

Online Dance Magazines with Articles on Health and Wellness:
Dance Spirit 
Dance Magazine
Posts from The Dance Safe (help your dancer recognize grooming and create safe boundaries for themselves) 
International Association for Dance Medicine + Science

The National + International Dance Scenes:
Dance Metro DC
International Association for Blacks in Dance
Memoirs of Blacks in Ballet (MoBBallet)

Flesh toned dance apparel and shoes for all skin tones: