Dance Lab

Our goal with the Dance Lab Assessments is to obtain baseline information about each dancers’ posture, strength, flexibility, and dance functional motions in order to determine potential injury predictors and promote dance optimization.

Collegiate & Senior Screenings

Ages 16 +

This 30-minute screening is for our advanced dancers ages 16 years or older.


Pre-Pointe & Junior Screenings

Ages 9 to 15

This 20-minute screening is for our younger dancers ages 15 years or younger.


Dr. Allyson Lowis


Meet your Dance Lab Expert!

Dr. Allyson is a Kalamazoo native and graduated from Hope College with a BA in Exercise Science and a minor in dance in 2012. While at Hope she was in the pre-professional dance company dANCEpROjECT, now known as H2. After Hope she earned her massage therapy license before going on to Central Michigan University where she graduated with her Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2017.

Allyson is a Certified Orthopedic Manual Therapist, McKenzie certified, LSVT Big certified, and has attended additional courses specializing in treating dancers.

She has experience treating a variety of populations including dancers and athletes, geriatrics, people with balance and movement disorders with specialization in Parkinson’s Disease, and people with complex low back and neck pain.

Allyson believes that movement is some of the very best medicine and is passionate about helping people move more efficiently while ENJOYING the movement!


Book your Dance Lab spot with Dr. Allyson now!

Dr. Allyson Lowis