On this episode we welcome, Faye Viviana a former professional ABT dancer.
She shares her journey from being diagnosed with Scoliosis, to being in blinded in pain.
At 16 she was being told she would need surgery & what that was like being with ABT in NYC
When I was dancing I wasn’t in pain. When I wore my brace at night the pain set in.
Landing from a jump, I would go blind from pain
Partnering in dance & the frustrations that came along with it.
How costume fitting became had to be tailored to her specifically
Feeling that her back made other peoples lives harder.
What it was like when she met Wendy Whelan
The feelings that came along with being faced to look at her back every day.
Finding that Feldenkrais was the quickest quick fix
How she was able to hold her curves. Finding herself in a dark place thinking about how she could magically fix her back.
Her pain became crippling until she found the Scoliosis SOS clinic in London.
How her professional carrier paved her forward for such a bigger path.
Where can you find Faye
Instagram: Faye Vivana
We’ll see you on the next episode.
Your Scoliosis friend,
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