Tag Archives: physiotherapy

Cupcakes & Conversation with Fanny Gorse, Coryphée, Opéra national de Paris

September 28, 2012


Ballet dancer looks in the mirror

Cupcakes & Conversation with Fanny Gorse, Coryphée, Opéra national de Paris What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? Monday morning, I need a latte and some music on my way to the Opéra. Then I find my best friend Allister at the same place at the barre and the week can start! […]

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Ballet Business | Chiropractic for ballet dancers

March 3, 2011


dancer receives adjustment at the Chiropractor

Ballet News | Chiropractic for ballet dancers “For a lot of dancers, seeing a chiropractor rather than a physiotherapist is a big jump,” says Dr Camilla Ellis DC. “Within companies they can be led to believe that ballet dancers don’t see chiropractors. It’s not true.” Ballet company staff Ballet companies sometimes have physiotherapists on the staff and […]

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Harlequin floors, Dance UK & National Institute of Dance Medicine & Science

February 16, 2011


Today I’d like to highlight the importance of dancer’s health, and two of the companies who are working hard in leading the way in this field. Harlequin Floors are acknowledged the world over as leaders in advanced technology flooring for dance, and they recently made a huge donation to Dance UK towards their latest initiative. Dance […]

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Ballet School – behind the barre

November 11, 2010


dancer in tutu

English National Ballet School | Behind the barre This year I am following two English National Ballet School (ENBS) students; one in the first year and one in the third (graduate) year. The latest available Ofsted inspection report (2008) gave the three year National Diploma in Professional Dance (classical ballet) an ‘outstanding’ grade.  The report […]

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