Pilates, conditioning and training for dancers at all levels

  • Strong, healthy dancers

    Dance-specific Pilates training and conditioning for professional, student and amateur dancers.

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    About Pilates for dancers

    Strength, technique and longevity

    Professional dancers all over the world use Pilates as an essential part of their body conditioning. As a fully qualified Pilates Instructor and Personal Trainer, Sally aims to give you access to high-quality, dance-specific conditioning to enable you get stronger, use your body to its fullest, access your best technique, and help prevent injury.


    Programmes are based on Pilates techniques, and incorporate resistance work, small weights, balance boards and balls. Exercises are safe yet effective, and are tailored for student dancers aged from 11+ to adult, and professional dancers of all styles.


    1-2-1 and small group classes are available now, and group classes are coming soon - please get in touch to register your interest.

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    About Sally

    Pilates, dance and conditioning

    Sally trained at the Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts before enjoying a ten year career in musical theatre. In 2018, she trained as a Pilates instructor with the aim of helping more dancers access dance-specific conditioning and rehab for happy, healthy careers, following this with a Personal Training qualification with St Mary's University.


    Since training, Sally has worked with vocational ballet students and West End performers, and has spent time teaching, learning and observing in world-leading Ballet and Dance Healthcare settings. She constantly furthers her knowledge with additional courses, observation, seminars and research findings.

  • Sally's Qualifications:

    • MA Learning and Teaching in the Creative Industries (in progress - BIMM Institute) 
    • BA (Hons) Degree in Dance and Performing Arts (LIPA)
    • Level 3 Diploma in Instructing Pilates (Active IQ)
    • Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training and Gym Instructing (St Mary's University) 
    • APPI Kids and Teens Pilates
    • Sport First Aider (Pro Trainings)
    • Enhanced DBS, fully insured (Insure4Sport)

    Sally's fitness, dance and wellbeing blog - grab a cuppa and have a read!

    Last week I talked about my own Achilles injury and the important part strength training had in my recovery - so this week, we have some practical things that you can do to take care of yours. Depending on which studies you read, lower leg injuries account for somewhere between 50 to 90% of...
    I spent most of my professional dance career proudly telling people that I’d only ever been to a gym once, and that was to go to the jaccuzzi. Dancers don’t go to the gym, right? Er...wrong. It’s not like I was being lazy - as well as performing 8 shows a week, I went to dance classes, did...
    I am a dancer. It’s something people always comment on - you can see it in the way I sit, how I do my hair, and because I’m usually wearing trainers and carrying a backpack with emergency snacks inside. The fact that I have spent my whole life training and performing is so much a part of me...

    Group classes are coming soon, and 1-2-1s are available now.

    Get in touch to register your interest, or to book some time with Sally