IDC's Recovery Coach, Brooke Mallon, Recieves Best Actress In A Supporting Role in SWING LOW

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SWING LOW, a short film by Detroit film maker Phil Elam received 11 nominations which included Brooke Mallon for best actress in a supporting role.

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Brooke shares her talent as an actress by providing experiential improvisation groups weekly for the partial hospitalization program.

Brooke Mallon took home best actress in a supporting role at the I See You Awards for her work as Elizabeth in SWING LOW. Ms Mallon is a Michigan based actor and holistic practitioner, acting and teaching yoga and nia classes in the Metro-Detroit area. After graduating from theater school in New York City at Pace University, Brooke returned to her hometown with a new-found love and appreciation. In addition to her acting, Ms Mallon works as a yoga instructor and recovery coach at IDC, an eating disorder treatment program in Downtown Royal Oak, Michigan. Brooke supports the treatment team by using tools from the arts of yoga, dance, and acting. Influenced by Dance, Theater, and Music; Brooke uses Mindfulness, Yoga, Nia, Sounding, Meditation and Play to free her own spirit and inspire others in their own journey of recovery.

"Brooke shares her talent as an actress by providing experiential improvisation groups weekly for the partial hospitalization program," says Christine Elkhoury, RD, Progam Director for IDC. "The groups are a therapeutc intervention to help those in treatment acknowledge their emotions in creative ways. We are fortunate to have Brooke and extremely proud of her."

SWING LOW takes place in the days prior to the Civil War and follows the resilient life of an extraordinary slave named Samuel. When plantation owner Thompson sets out on a mission of murder a ride of supernatural terror ensues that tip the scales of justice toward the realm of revenge.

IDC is a Joint Commission Accredited program specialized in the treatment of eating disorders. Our integrative treatment incorporates medical and recovery models, nutrition therapy as well as daily mindfulness interventions. Our exceptional, highly qualified team of professionals includes world-class physicians, psychologists, nurses, registered dietitians, licensed social workers and counselors, yoga therapists, and recovery coaches. These professionals incorporate the latest findings from research in the field of eating disorders, including neuroscience, genetics, and psychopharmacology, into our treatment programs. For additional information, please visit

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