Dance Community

Injury Prevention 

The Harkness Center for Dance Injuries seeks to proactively reduce injuries through its injury prevention efforts:

  • Injury Prevention Lectures and Workshops. 
  • FREE Injury Prevention Assessment program
  • pre-season Functional Capacity Screenings and Ergonomic Evaluations

Click here for more information and scheduling.


The Harkness Center for Dance Injuries offers both a Digital Certificate Course and live professional development courses for dancers, dance educators, dance scientists, and somatic practitioners.

Funding for the Principles of Dance Medicine curricula is provided in part by the Harkness Foundation for Dance.