About Coach Erin

Erin is a 17 year veteran dance team coach in Minnesota. A 3 time MADT coach of the year (2009, 2010, 2014) and winner of 2 state championships in high kick with the Cannon Falls Bomber Dance Team. In high school Erin danced for Winona and Apple Valley high schools. Erin is a nationally known blogger, writing for the Radio City Rockettes and a Hollywood movie among other projects. Erin also teaches on a freelance contractor basis for many MN high school teams and can be contacted for date/time availability at mnhsdanceteam@gmail.com


Dance Medicine: Caring for Muscle Strains

Our resident expert in dance team medicine – Meredith Butulis is back with some great updates on caring for muscle strains on the International Association for Dance Medicine and Science blog.  Check out our facebook link or hop on their blog: IADMS article link    ....

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Guest Article – Meredith Talks Winter Break

If you haven’t been taking some quality time to stretch, rest, sleep in, and cross-train yet this break – you sure should be! Today we have a great guest article from our resident dance therapist — Meredith Butulis. Check out her new blog article on the one thing you need most this break — http://www.dancept.org/dance-pt-blog/dance-team-dancers-what-can-change-your-performance-during-december-break....

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Guest Article – Meredith Talks Overstretching

With practices in full swing and our first meets of the year coming up this week – the use and misuse of those precious muscles starts coming up in conversations around the state.  Today we have another guest article by Meredith Butulis, who talks to us today about too much of a good thing –  ....

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Meredith’s Injury Recovery

From our guest writer – Meredith Butulis on injury recovery and management over the break:   For many teams, it is the middle of the competitive high school season. For studios and companies, it is Nutcracker season. As we see dancers pushing for the final meets and performances in December, the injury rates are rapidly ....

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Guest Series – Hip Health with Meredith

I’m am so privileged to introduce you to the dance team physical therapist and all around health and wellness specialist, Meredith Butulis.  Meredith has been actively invested in the health of our dancers in this community for many years now and I’m pleased to announce she will be doing a series of articles on dancer’s ....

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