Workshop with Jennifer Crane of Cirque Physio

Circus Booty: The Key to a Pain-free Spine
Saturday February 10, noon – 2pm, $60

Are you at risk for low back injury? This highly interactive, two-hour workshop will lead a through a battery of low-back, circus-specific strength and flexibility tests to determine your injury risk during participation in circus activities. You will receive a pass/ fail score on each part of the test, and will be instructed in specific exercises for the components that you did not pass. At the end of the workshop, you will have a comprehensive injury-prevention plan of exercises, mobility drills, and stretches that is specific to YOU and your body! You will also be instructed in an optimal warm up and cool down routine that will both optimize your athletic performance AND prevent future injuries!


Dr. Jennifer Crane is a physical therapist, athletic trainer, board certified orthopedic specialist, and published author. She has working in sports medicine for eight years, and has worked with a wide variety of athletes and performing artists throughout that time. In addition to specializing in circus arts, she has also worked with Olympic athletes. In 2016, she lived in China, working with the Chinese Olympic Teams in preparation for the Rio 2016 Olympics. Of the athletes she worked with, 18 of them went on to get an Olympic gold medal in Rio.

Jen’s San Francisco practice is based at Circus Center, where she specializes in injury prevention and treatment of circus artists. She works closely with performing artists of all specialties and all levels, from the brand new aerial student to professional acrobats, aerialists, handbalancers, and contortionists. When she’s not working with circus artists, she can usually be found standing on her hands, swinging on flying trapeze, or spinning on a single point trapeze.s


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