Strength4Dance

Sally Harrison
click for bio.

Bsc (Hons) Physiotherapy , Corrective Exercise Coach, Clinical Pilates Instructor, Health & Lifestyle Coach.

These unique exercise programmes have been designed to create a strong and well aligned body for a lifetime of dance.

Please contact us via the website if you have any questions regarding the workshops on offer.

strength4dance

a free educational channel for dancers

This youtube channel is designed to educate the dancer about their body and how to keep it strong and healthy for a lifetime of enjoying dance.

The information is spread over Monday to Friday, covering mobility, technique, workouts and theory.

Learn how to be your own personal trainer and create a strong and injury free body.

‘Your Body, Your Tool, Your Career’

a dancers education programme

20hr workshop for full time dancers inclusive of course notes. (3 days or 10 wks of 2hrs)

This programme provides dance education workshops covering topics such as flexibility, posture, fitness, nutrition, injury prevention and treatment. This course is designed to prepare the dancer and their body for a safe and long lasting career as a professional.

(FT students taught at Transit dance, Melbourne;  UDC, Sydney; Brent St, Sydney; Ettingshausens, Sydney )

Band-ITS Barre- 'Strength4dance'

a Barre based strength and conditioning programme for dancers

2 day/ 16hr  face to face workshop with full teaching manual to instruct a full body conditioning programme designed to implement safe resistance training for the dancer.  Resistance is applied for both the lower limbs (targets core and hips) and upper limbs with both functional and classical based technique and repertoire.

The programme can be easily implemented into the dance studio with a fixed Barre or performed at home (no Barre needed).

***This programme will be launched as an online learning programme in 2018.      Watch this space !

Resistance Training for Dancers

RTD Level 1 & 2- a strength & conditioning programme for dancers

2 day/16hrs workshop with full manual. This programme is presented in partnership with Perfectformphysio.

Dancelife - 'Ask The Physio'

“Ask the Physio” – These articles were written for dancers by Sally Harrison and cover a multitude of topics on Health and Wellbeing for Dancers.

Coming Soon!

New projects coming in 2018/19

  1. Band-ITS Body !    a strength and conditioning programme for dancers. No Barre needed. The resistance is attached to you! Loaded movement with complete freedom.
  2. Band-ITS Core!     a programme which targets the hips, pelvis and core.  Learn to assess the body, release tight areas, isolate the deep stability muscles of the abdomen and hips, integrate them into function, and then strengthen the body as a whole.
  3. Dancers tune up   a specific ball release programme. Myofascial release with the latest research and amazing results.
  4. Class pack and manual.      classes to follow at home from the above programmes. Stay strong on the road.
  5. Online Personal training sessions/ Pilates classes / Mobility drills – subscribe to new content being delivered every month. Stay strong wherever you are with live streaming of Physio led exercise sessions for the dancer.