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Artistic Athlete Workshop: Treating the Whole Athlete

Children’s Health℠ Andrews Institute’s Holly Nieman, in collaboration with Baylor Scott & White’s Wendy Davidson, lead an annual workshop to educate and support performing arts athletes, parents, teachers and coaches. In a series of videos, experts in the fields of dietetics, physical therapy and mental health share comprehensive training on mitigating injury and increasing longevity for all athletes regardless of sport.

Athletes & Anxiety


Kimberly Williams,LCSW
Objectives: Discussion regarding clinical anxiety, nerves vs. anxiety, identifying factors and coping skills

Food as Fuel: Nutrition as a Performance Tool


Brittany Wehrle MS, RDN, LD
Objectives: Four key elements of a balanced diet, fueling for performance, underfueling, maintaining a healthy balance

Intrinsic Physical Therapy and Pilates


Christina Meyers, MSPT, COMT
Objectives: Educate wisely, reduce injury, promote longevity

Demystifying Performing Arts Physical Therapy


Jennifer Kieschnick, PT, DPT, OCS, Cert. DN
Objectives: Understanding what you can do to help reduce your injury risk

Learn more about all of the Andrews Institute programs and services, including our Dance Sports Medicine Program.


In collaboration with: Baylor Scott & White Institute for Rehabilitation