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Sarah DiPasquale

Sarah DiPasquale

Assistant Professor

Office: 228 Sports Center
Telephone: 518-580-8422
Email: sdipasqu@skidmore.edu

Sarah DiPasquale PT, DPT, is an Assistant Professor and Associate Chair of Dance at Skidmore College. She earned her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Sage Graduate School and a B.S. in Health and Exercise Science from Syracuse University. As a dancer, she trained at The Center for Ballet and Dance Arts (Syracuse, NY), the Boston Conservatory, and danced professionally with the Ellen Sinopoli Dance Company.

Sarah’s performance career ended early due to injury, and she now focuses her passion for dance into educating others.  She works zealously to create opportunities to make dance training easily accessible and available to all people. Her scholarship focuses primarily on the effects of dance training on people who are differently-abled and at-risk youth.  Sarah has recently published work in The Journal of Dance Education, Performance Enhancement & Health, Medical Problems of Performing Artists, and has presented her research at the International Association of Dance Medicine and Science Conferences (IADMS) and the American Physical Therapy Association National Convention. Sarah is the administrator of the Skidmore Dance Injury Triage Program and teaches Anatomy for Dancers, Bridges to Skidmore, Dance Conditioning, Integrative Wellness, Kinetic Anatomy, alongside classical Ballet and Modern techniques.