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Saturday, July 16 • 8:00am - 9:00am
Extension Essentials: The Psoas

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Students will study an often overlooked muscle of the core…the psoas. They will discover its far reaching influence on extension, stability, balance, and strength, as well as mood and emotion. Various conditioning exercises will be practiced and discussed. Please bring a towel and a yoga mat if you have one.

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Heather Budinscak

Owner/Co-Founder, Position First Pilates & Dance Conditioning
Heather Budinscak is owner of Position First Pilates and Dance Conditioning, LLC, and primarily considers herself a movement educator, taking a special interest in myofascial release and fascial conditioning. She is a fully certified STOTT Pilates Instructor and had the privilege... Read More →
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Stephanie Leslie

Co-Founder, Position First Dance Conditioning
Stephanie Leslie studied dance for fifteen years under Patricia Rousseau-Duggan, Lynn Briggs, Jayne Persch and Margot Parsons. She concentrated on ballet and pointe but also studied jazz, tap, modern and lyrical styles. She received a BS in Health Studies and a MS in Physical Therapy... Read More →


Position First Dance Conditioning

Co-founded by Heather Budinscak and Stephanie Leslie in 2013, Position First is a dance-conditioning organization providing educational seminars on dance conditioning and injury prevention for all styles of dance. We offer interactive workshops for students and professional development... Read More →

Saturday July 16, 2016 8:00am - 9:00am EDT
Papa Bear @BSD 22 High St. Brattleboro, VT.