Fitness and Conditioning


Students at the School are exposed to a wide variety of fitness training, conditioning techniques and physical recovery strategies that assist their dance training and prepare them to enter the dance profession.

Facilities include:

  • Fully equipped Pilates studio
  • Fully equipped gymnasium
  • Cardiovascular equipment

Staff members include Strength & Conditioning Coaches, all of whom are qualified Pilates instructors.

It is widely recognised that additional cross training is recommended to attain the high levels of strength, fitness, endurance, coordination and flexibility required for a career in classical ballet and dance. Individual guidance on all these aspects of dance fitness/conditioning is available from the fitness and conditioning staff. In addition, the School’s Strength & Conditioning staff can provide assistance with additional aerobic fitness and guidance on exercises specific to injury rehabilitation.

Regular training and education sessions include:

  • Levels 1 - 3 Stretching and Body Conditioning
  • Levels 4 - 7 Pilates-based Body Conditioning
  • Levels 4 - 8 males Gym
  • Level 6 - Anatomy and Physiology
  • Levels 4 - 5 Introduction to Anatomy