Healthcare & Performance Support
English National Ballet School is the proud recipient of One Dance’s prestigious Dance Healthcare Team award. The healthcare and performance support at ENBS includes the following for all students:
Injury Prevention & Screening Programmes: At the beginning of the year, every student is screened for issues with flexibility, strength, or technique, and these are addressed with an individual exercise programme. The School also offers Vitamin D and cardiac screening.
Physiotherapist: daily access to a specialist physiotherapist who examines, diagnoses and if necessary, provides treatment (soft tissue, manual therapy, taping, acupuncture…) and exercise-based rehabilitation.
Strength and Conditioning: fitness group sessions. In addition, male have upper body strengthening sessions to allow them to develop the strength needed for lifting. One-on-one or small groups to work strength and conditioning sessions are also offered to those recovering from injury.
Pilates: weekly Pilates classes. In addition, students can bookone-on-one or in small groups to work on their issues. Pilates rehab is also offered to students coming back from an injury.
Performance Psychologist: classes with a performance psychologist to learn about coping strategies and goal setting. In addition, students can book a one-on-one appointment with a performance psychologist to talk about personal issues they may have.
Nutritionist: group classes with a nutritionist to learn and talk about the role that healthy nutrition plays in improving health and performance. In addition, students can book one-on-one appointments with the nutritionist.
Students also have access to a counsellor and massage therapist.