Theatre & Music
Music Convocation – Body Mapping, Music Injuries, and Wellness
Special Guest: Vered Arbel
Prior to working at UIC, she had a lifelong career as a professional dancer, choreographer, and business owner in the health and fitness industry. She developed and taught Pilates and fitness fusion programs as well as certification courses and continuing education workshops for Fitness and Health Professionals. Her certifications include: certified personal trainer through the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM- CPT), STOTT PILATES Certified Lead Instructor Trainer, and teaching certificate from the Royal Academy of Dance in England.
With over 30 years of professional experience she brings her expertise in qualitative human movement assessment. Arbel’s specialty is core stability, qualitative human movement analysis, postural analysis, fitness assessment and corrective exercise training. Aside from these areas of focus she is particularly interested in curriculum development to provide students with interdisciplinary
approaches to the study of kinesiology.