Photo by James Tensuan

Photo by James Tensuan

Training the Whole Dancer

Wellness, Dancer Health and Child Development

The faculty and staff of The New Ballet School - San Jose (NBS) is committed to providing a positive training experience for each student, keeping in mind each dancer's individual development as well as their physical, mental and emotional health. The full NBS Ballet Faculty is certified in the American Ballet Theatre National Training Curriculum, which, through collaboration with ABT’s Medical Advisory Board, provides comprehensive state-of-the art health and medical guidelines for ballet instruction.

In partnership with members of the Silicon Valley medical community NBS provides an increasingly comprehensive Wellness Program, with a focus on promoting positive body image and dancer empowerment.  Renowned local specialists will provide lectures, workshops, and resources to students and families, allowing students thrive in an environment that supports the whole dancer.

Wellness Program Coordinator & Performance Enhancement Advisor: Dr. Elizabeth K. Hutter, Psy.D
Physical Health Advisor: Katie Bell, NP
Male Dancer Strength Training Program Advisor: Jordan Vezina