Financial Assistance: The Joysanne Sidimus Fund
The Joysanne Sidimus Fund is a financial assistance program that helps eligible professional artists, full-time students in, and teachers at, recognized post-secondary arts institutions (see Eligibility Checklist – pages 3 & 4 of the Application) to pay for the fee-for-service treatments offered at The Al & Malka Green Artists’ Health Centre by covering 75% of the cost, up to a maximum of $760 for each successful application.
Resources and Links
The Artists’ Health Alliance continuously works to provide a list of useful links and resources for the arts community. Please check back regularly for additions and updates.
Art Service Organizations:
Dancer Transition Resource Centre (DTRC) dtrc.ca
Canadian Senior Artists’ Resource Network (CSARN) www.csarn-craac.ca
Arts Health Network Canada (AHNC) artshealthnetwork.ca
Toronto Alliance for the Performing Arts (TAPA) tapa.ca
Canadian Stage (The Relay) www.canadianstage.com
UHN Patient & Family Libraries View PDF
In the Media:
Musician, Heal Thyself! (The Whole Note) View PDF or read it at www.thewholenote.com
Dancers and the Art of Stress Management (Healthy Dancer Canada) View PDF
10 Stress Management Tools for your Dance Bag (Healthy Dancer Canada) View PDF
The Healthy Artist Guide to a Less Toxic Studio (Toxic Nation Project) View PDF
Interview with Jill Humphries, Secretary, Board of Directors, Artists’ Health Alliance on The Dennis Report. Watch video
Interview with Dr. Lee Bartel, Board of Directors, Artists’ Health Alliance on Metro Morning with Matt Galloway. Click here to listen.
Myths and Realities of Artitsts’ Health: Panel Discussion on Storify. Click here to read.
“I’ve had some challenges. I think playing the violin is demanding in certain ways on the body, and if certain things go wrong…I have had carpal tunnel surgery on both my hands.”
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Resilience and Abuse in Arts Training
April 18, 2018
Dr. Ashley Stirling and Dr. Beth McCharles team up to deliver this double bill on the delicate task of training young performers to fulfill their potential. Join us for two presentations and a Q&A. Sticks and Stones Can Break My Bones and Words Can Really Hurt Me: Abusive Coaching in Sport and ...