Dr. Amy Arai is a neuroscientist and professor at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine. She is a board member of the Tokyo International Dance Company in Japan. She is also a lecturer and consultant at International Ballet High School in Tokyo. She educates pre-professional dancers about the principles of nutritional & health management to assist the growth of the body while building a strong, lean, and healthy body for the ballerina. She works closely with a conditioning coach and ballet instructors to support performances and international competitions throughout the year.