SOPHIE MANUELA LINDNER

As an experienced dancer and physiotherapist Sophie Portrait2
Sophie Manuela Lindner knows how important the own, functioning body is.

During her eight years of visiting the Musische Gymnasium Salzburg, Sophie Manuela Lindner was trained in the areas of ballet, modern dance, contemporary, jazz and dance theater. Since 2002 she has participated in numerous urban dance competitions, including hip hop, locking, popping, newstyle and house.

In 2007 Sophie Manuela Lindner went to Madrid, Spain, where she dived into the world of break dance. In Spain, Sophie joined the breakdance crew „Mamafunk“. Back in Austria she was part of the founders of the breakdance crew „M.O.T.“ in 2010. Since 2014 she has joint the B-Girl Crew “Skill Sisters” from Stuttgart. Ever since she has been taking part in several battles, spectacles and street shows all around the world, and has established a name for herself on an international level.

One of her highlights was getting to the final of the female competition at the „Notorious IBE 2011“ (Heerlen, Netherlands). Her last big competition was in October 2015 at the “Battle Of The Year International – We*B-Girls Battle” (Braunschweig, Germany), representing Austria and Germany.Bgirl

Since 2012 Sophie Manuela Lindner has dedicated herself especially to the field of dance medicine. At the moment Sophie is coordinating various projects, with the main focus on dance-injury prevention for urban dancers. At the beginning of 2014 Sophie founded URBAN DANCE HEALTH. The concept of URBAN DANCE HEALTH is physiotherapeutic knowledge applied on the urban dancer.

Today she is working as a physiotherapist and scientific research assistant at a private clinic that is specializing on chronic pain and dancers (Center for Integrative Therapy, Stuttgart, Germany).

2014 – now Physiotherapist and scientific assistent
(Center for Integrative Therapy; Stuttgart, Germany)
2014 Certificate: myofascial trigger point therapy & HRV biofeedback
(Instructed by Christopher-Marc Gordon; Stuttgart, Germany)
2013 – 2014 Master of sports physiotherapy
(University Gimbernat; Barcelona, Spain)
2013 – 2014 Certificate of dance medicine
(Tamed; Frankfurt, Germany)
2013 Internship at the high performance center CAR, 6 months
(CAR; San Cugat / Barcelona, Spain)
2011 Certificate of kinesio taping: pinotaping basic course 1
(Salzburg, Austria)
2009 – 2012 Studies of physiotherapy at Fachhochschule Salzburg,
Graduating with „Bachelor of Science in Health Studies“ (Salzburg, Austria)