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About our Dance Symposium
Presented by: Janine Paladin and Jana De Wet

This is a unique and practical course for Dancers and Teachers to learn how to prevent and manage injuries.


Janine Paladin and Jana De Wet are two very passionate and experienced practitioners in the field of orthopaedics and Ballet/Dance rehabilitation. They have collaborated their expertise to bring you this jam packed symposium for all things dance related, bringing the latest scientific research to a practical setting for teachers and dancers to understand.


This course is for any dancer (minimum age 12) and teachers/coaches who want to learn more about their bodies and how to prevent injures to prolong their career. To advance their skills, flexibility, strength and gain a deeper understanding of the importance to new age training.


What to expect:

  • Theoretical scientific based sessions

  • Challenges dancers face

  • Understanding Ballet/Dance technique Myths vs Reality

  • Looking at common Ballet/Dance injuries

  • Understanding a dancer as a whole

  • Parental involvement with young dancers

  • Hearing from professional dancers and the injuries they have endured

  • Practical applications of Cross Training

  • Correct shoe fitting and point shoe prep

  • Open class with Ex professional Dancer

  • Personalised session for teachers and their role in injury management

  • Goodie bags

  • Plus more


Guest speakers / sessions include:


  • Kim Viera - Ex Senior Principle for Cape Town City Ballet

  • Laura Bösenberg - Ex Senior Principle for Cape Town City Ballet

  • Mikayla Isaacs - Artist at Cape Town City Ballet

  • Ballet World shoe fittings session


Register now to book your spot!



Normal price: R2250

Early Bird Special: R1950 (closes on the 12th September 2022)


Registration closes on the 5th October 2022

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