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Ivivva Goals and Dreams Wellness Session

Friday April 15th, 7-8pm

Open to all dancers, siblings, friends. Ages 7 and up



Nutritionist Ilyse Schapiro, MS, RD, CDN
December 9th 7pm

Wellness Chair Karen O'Hara, has lined up Nutritionist Ilyse Schapiro, MS, RD, CDN ​http://www.ilyseschapironutrition.com/, for a lecture to Irish Dance students on Tuesday, December 9th 7pm at O'Rourke Irish Dance Studio. Parents are welcome, but limited to one parent only. Limit of 100 participants. Must RSVP to participate.



" How to Become a Stronger Dancer and Avoid Injuries" with Dr Jordan Metzl and Samara DiMattia
May 20th, 2014


The O'Rourke Irish Dance Foundation is excited to announce a Wellness Series specifically designed for the Irish Dancer 
Part one of our Wellness Series is a one hour lecture (free) from pediatric sports doctor, Dr. Jordan Metzel Tuesday May 20th from 7:45-8:45 at the O'Rourke studio. Also in attendance will be Samara DiMattia from Connecticut Dance Physical Therapy. They will be reviewing beneficial exercises with the kids, so dress appropriately. 

Wellness Series

Healthy Dancer Resources


Healthy dancer tips of the month: http://stepsnyc.com/the-school-at-steps/health-wellness/healthy-dancer-tips-of-the-month/

Reading: Amazon.com, The Healthy Dancer – ABT Guidelines for Dancer Health

Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/dancepins/healthy-dancer/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thehealthydancer

Twitter: https://twitter.com/dancerdietitian

Dr Jordan Metzel, http://drjordanmetzl.com/

Ilyse Sshapiro, http://www.ilyseschapironutrition.com/

Physical Therapy, https://www.facebook.com/CTDancePT