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Community Partners

RDC is honored to partner with local community professionals and organizations, who provide regular, ongoing physical and mental healthcare, as well as professional resources, to RDC Company Dancers at no cost to the dancers.

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Elizabeth Westland

Physical Therapy - Athletico

Elizabeth (Lizzy) is a graduate from the Program of Physical Therapy at Saint Louis University and a current PT with Athletico Physical Therapy, the official provider of physical therapy for RESILIENCE Dance Company. She is passionate about helping others and improving the communities in which they live. She is actively involved in health & wellness, adaptive sports, and furthering my education/ skill sets. Current areas of focus for her practice include hand therapy, orthopedics, performing arts therapy, dry needling, and BFR.

Kip Taylor Massage Therapy

Kip Taylor

Massage Therapy

Kip Taylor became a massage therapist in 2004, and his practice has spanned four states: Missouri, California, Oregon, and Colorado.

He has been fortunate to work in top tier spas, including Burke Williams Day Spa Pasadena, Ginger Bay Salon in St. Louis, and Forbes 5-Star rated Remede Spa at the St. Regis Aspen.

It is his philosophy that integration of the body and mind will lead to deeper personal agency for the receiver of massage. Swedish, Thai Massage, Lomi Lomi, and Sports Recovery all influence the practice.

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Brittni Collins

Mental Health Therapy

Brittni holds a Master's in Clinical/Mental Health Counseling and is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) working to combine the world of dance movement and mental health. She strives to help adolescents and adults use dance as a way to combat anxiety, depression, mood disorders, personality disorders or any other challenging diagnosis. Brittni is currently a private practice therapist serving the St. Louis community and spent over 10 years in different agency settings helping children, youth, families, adults and elders with emotional, behavioral and mental health. Brittni currently volunteers her time providing group and individual psychotherapy to the artists of RESILIENCE Dance Company (RDC). She is also the creator and facilitator of Empowered Movement, an intensive and interactive mental health and movement workshop for children, adolescents and educators of dance studios, teams and companies. 

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Connect the Arts

Artist Resources

Connect the Arts is a virtual collective for people who work in the arts. Artists can find jobs, post opportunities and events, explore grants, locate and hire collaborators, and share work. 

RDC has partnered with Connect the Arts to support Company Dancers and community artists, empowering them to make connections, find jobs, and promote their work internationally.

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