Ep. 14 Square Hip Splits, Flexibility and the Nervous System - Erika Mayall

Ep. 14 Square Hip Splits, Flexibility and the Nervous System - Erika Mayall

Super exciting episode! Erika Mayall answers three important questions about flexibility. #1 How can we help our dancers with square hip splits? #2 What should we focus on when designing our mobility programs? And #3 How does the nervous system affect mobility and flexibility? Listen as Erika provides science based answers to these questions!

Erika is a physiotherapist with a special interest in dance medicine and science. She graduated with a Master of Physical Therapy degree from the University of British Columbia in 2007. Previously she graduated with an Honours Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from the University of Western Ontario in 2005. Since graduation, she has gone on to complete extensive post-graduate training in manual therapy (FCAMPT), acupuncture (CAFCI), and the Integrated Systems Model (ISM) approach and continues to develop her skill set with regular ongoing education.

As a former elite dancer, Erika's passion lies in treating dancers and other performing artists. She has a keen interest in not only treating injuries, but also in injury prevention and maximizing performance potential in dancers. Erika has completed specialized training in the field of dance medicine in Australia, Canada and the United States, and has studied with leaders in the field such as Craig Phillips and Lisa Howell. Erika is an active member of the International Association of Dance Medicine and Science (IADMS) and a board member of Healthy Dancer Canada (HDC). She is a frequent invited guest speaker on the topic of dance medicine and science locally, nationally and internationally and teaches workshops on the same topics throughout BC and Canada.

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Website www.erikamayallphysio.com.

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