Students live in a friendly and caring community which is committed to their safety and welfare. Students receive outstanding Health & Well-being support specifically designed for dancers.
We are proud to be a world class centre of excellence for the training and education of classical ballet dancers where graduating students are prepared to secure contracts with national and international ballet companies. Teachers come from successful professional dance backgrounds and teach with passion and commitment.
A student-focussed learning experience maximises each student’s potential in learning, living and dancing skills. The positive learning environment and high expectations prepare our graduates for life in the very best national and international ballet companies.
Elmhurst in Association with Birmingham Royal Ballet is a world renowned centre of excellence for the training and education of ballet dancers. Students are equipped with the skills, resilience and creativity to succeed and make a difference in the professional dance world and beyond.

Elmhurst Ballet School’s ‘Wellbeing Conference’ on Friday 8th February 2019 

Elmhurst Ballet School is a world leader in ballet training and education. Our pioneering health and wellbeing programme leads the sector in supporting dancers in training to be healthy, engaged and injury free.

The conference on Friday 8th February 2019, hosted at Elmhurst’s state-of-the-art home base in Edgbaston, Birmingham, is suitable for dance professionals, vocational dance teachers, GCSE & A level Dance teachers and anyone with an interest in, or working in Dance Science. 

This conference is designed to explore the latest cutting edge science, current thinking and innovations. We will invite you to look afresh at the health and wellbeing of yourselves and your students, challenge accepted custom and practise and integrate the most effective strategies into your studio.


A full programme of activity and keynote speakers plus costs and booking details will be available soon. 

If you would like to express your interest, please email us at  and you will enjoy an early-bird discount. 


Keynote speakers already confirmed:

• Peter Lovatt - The Psychology of Dance

• Nico Kolokythas (University of Wolverhampton and Elmhurst Ballet School) - Up the Spiral 

• Professor Matt Wyon (University of Wolverhampton) - Innovations in Dance Medicine 

• Sanna Nordin-Bates (World-leading expert in the psychology of dance) - Setting the climate


There will also be an opportunity to see the school in action and discuss with our expert staff some of the issues you encounter in training talented young people.


We look forward to seeing you in 2019. Please watch this space! 



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