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HELPING ARTISTIC ATHLETES & ACTIVE ADULTS
MOVE BETTER. FEEL BETTER. PERFORM BETTER

 Using a combination of Manual Therapy & Therapeutic Pilates to enhance your   performance, recover after injuries and improve physical longevity 
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HOW WE CAN HELP YOU...
Recover from an Injury

 

We specialize in dance medicine, orthopedic injuries and musculoskeletal pain. Far too often people are told to stop activities without proper guidance. This can lead to deconditioning, additional injuries when they return, and an unnecessary drain on their mental health.

We believe injuries should be treated with a combination of relative rest, corrective exercises, manual treatments, and movement coaching to get you back to doing what you love as soon as possible. 

Reduce Injury Risk & Improve Performance

 

Biomechanical assessments are a great way to prevent injuries and understand how to maximize your physical potential. I provide a physical assessment that objectively examines movement patterns, muscular imbalances and mobility restrictions. Then we create a program unique to you. 

Your body doesn't have to hurt in order for you to reach your goals. 

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ABOUT
LEAH BUENO, COMT, MMP
Dance Rehab Specialist
Certified Orthopedic Manual Therapist 
STOTT Pilates Instructor Trainer

 

Leah is a former professional ballet dancer and has 20+ years’ experience working with dancers. She was introduced to Pilates as a way to rehabilitate her own body from chronic injuries related to her dance career. Seeing the results that Pilates could offer she decided to pursue a career in Pilates with a focus on rehabilitation. 

Leah is a sought after dance specialist and regularly receives referrals from Sacramento's top orthopedic/physical medicine doctors. She currently works as an orthopedic care provider, manual therapist, medical massage practitioner, and Pilates instructor. In addition to her rehab work she is a contributing writer for Dance Magazine, is an Instructor Trainer for STOTT Pilates, and has developed several programs for Dance Teachers to help bring science into the studio. 

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Bailey Madill
Freelance Dancer

My coaches have seen a big shift in my dancing since we started working together. I am thrilled to have my passion back. Thank you for empowering me!

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Juliana Bellissimo
San Francisco Ballet

I'm so impressed by your knowledge and passion for helping dancers. I have no idea how you see so much. Thank you for being my Pilates Guru!

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Jonathan Dole
Joffery Ballet

I never knew ballet could feel so good. I used to be in constant pain when I danced. After working with you I can feel the correct muscles engaging and I am able to focus on enjoying my art form.

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Andromache Noti
Kirov Academy DC

Working with you has helped me so much after my knee injury. I am a stronger and more conscious dancer and could not be more grateful

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Megan Tice
Sacramento Ballet

It is wonderful to have you in my corner. Your insight is such an asset. When I thought nothing else would work you helped me understand why I was in pain. Thank you!

Success Stories
Is our approach right for you?
 
  • Do you have an injury that keeps coming back?
  • Have you been treated for an injury but do not know how to safely return to dance?
  • Would you like to reduce your risk of injuries in the future?
  • Do you want to enhance your physical potential?

 

We believe in an integrated approach to treating the body. This requires addressing the root cause vs merely treating your symptoms. A whole body assessment and treatment program is used to get you back to what you love and reduce the risk of reoccurrences in the future.

 

Would you like to learn if our methods are right for your unique conditions? 

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