Minnesota Dance Medicine Foundation

Free Clinic for Dancers

Minnesota Dance Medicine offers free consultations for dancers at the The Cowles Center for Dance & the Performing Arts.

The clinic is free for dancers of all age and experience.

Since research is essential for furthering information in any field, MDMF is committed to conducting clinical dance medicine research. Our goals are to expand our knowledge and share our conclusions in a usable way with the dance community. Prior to being evaluated or treated, you may be asked to fill out a dancer research survey.


Clinic Dates

The clinic is typically open one day during the first week of every month by appointment. Other dates are available by request.

Schedule an appointment on VisibookWe have a suggested donation of $40 for a clinical assessment with a dance medicine provider. Donations can also be made through Razoo

Professional Dancer Free Clinic Dates

Time is set aside for professional dancers of all genres. You will have 30min screening time with a PT on select dates. Schedule is posted and available for booking through Visibook

  • Most professional time are listed on Tuesday or Thursday during the day but other times are available by request.

Medical Providers

Please visit our Members Page to learn more about the MDMF members who staff these clinic sessions.

Consent form & Privacy notice

Prior to being evaluated or treated at The Cowles Center for Dance & the Performing Arts, you must have a signed consent form and privacy notice acknowledgement form on file. Please note that if you are a minor, a parent or guardian must sign and date these forms prior to evaluation and treatment. A copy of our current privacy notice can be found here. You can print off the Consent Form and Privacy Notice Acknowledgement Form to complete prior to your appointment.