Dr. Blessyl Buan is a Toronto-based Chiropractor, Speaker, Dance Artist and Mom of 4. She is the Founder of BIPOC Dance Health ; a community that promotes diversity and health equity in dance health and she is the Host & Producer of Momentum Live: The Mindset, Drive, Sustainability of High Performance. Her practice has a focus on supporting birth parents during the pre- and postpartum stages and the sustainability of high performers and dancers. Her practice is inclusive and trauma-informed. Outside of practice, she is an artist and the creative behind buankissed: a hand-made jewelry line that connects Philippine ancestral materials to the diaspora.
Work as an educator:
She is a two-time national conference presenter and former Board Member with Healthy Dancer Canada where she is currently active with the BIPOC Advocacy Working Group. She is often invited to speak as a guest or an expert panelist to speak about dance health, high performance and thriving under stress. You can catch her as the Health Correspondent for Turn Out Radio CIUT FM or as an Instructor in the online course for new birth parents: “Flourish in the Fourth” on Pelvic Health Hub.
Want to know the back story?
Her drive to design a practice that combined art and healing started as a child. Read My Story.