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In addition to its regular programme, Tanzplattform Rhein-Main is organising a regular event for dancers from all fields of dance, who wish to receive consultation on dance medicine.

The next dates will be supervised by Priv.-Doz. Dr. med. Benita Kuni.

Priv.-Doz. Dr. med. Benita Kuni
Medical specialist for orthopedics and accident surgery
Manual medicine/chirotherapy, acupuncture, special pain therapy

After a further education grant in Montpellier (EPSEDANSE) and a study course with Rosas (Brussels), Benita Kuni worked as a professional dancer with the Compagnie L’Esquisse (Bouvier/Obadia) and at the CCNRB (Diverrès), among others. She is a state-certified dance teacher (D.E. Paris) and a dance researcher (Licence, Maîtrise and D.E.A., Paris). After studying medicine in Heidelberg and Paris, receiving a license to practice medicine and a PhD on the subject of dancers’ ankle joints, she worked at the University Clinic of Heidelberg for 10 years. She now offers her services to dancers of all styles at the Ortho-Zentrum Karlsruhe; she also advises the TSC Grün-Gold Heidelberg. She is a member of tamed and IADMS.

Upcoming events

Dezember 2017
Mon 11.12.2017 | 10:15 - 13:45
Dance medical consultation sessions
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Dance medical consultation sessions

  • Mon 11.12.2017 | 10:15 - 13:45
  • Künstlerhaus Mousonturm, Waldschmidtstr. 4, 60316 Frankfurt am Main
  • Eigenkostenanteil/Own contribution: € 15,-

What is taken for granted by many professional athletes – medical and therapeutic support throughout their entire active career – should also become available for dancers!
Priv.-Doz. Dr. med. Benita Kuni will offer support and assistance on the following:

  • Prevention of Dance Injuries
  • Rehabilitation and How to Make a Comeback after a Dance Injury
  • Analysis of Dance Technique and Technique Coaching
  • Alternative Training Methods for Dancers
  • “Dance Medicine Check-Up”
  • Guidance and Supervision in the Field of Dance Medicine

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