Master your flexibility: Everything you need to know about how to get flexible.

You're in the right place if...

  • A dancer who is tired of not progressing in your flexibility.
  • A teacher who is seeking to have the most up-to-date education on flexibility training available..
  • You’re feeling overwhelmed with the amount of information there is about flexibility and you’re not sure what is correct.
  • You lack the time to complete years of University degrees in the hope of being a better educated dancer or teacher.
  • You're looking for a course tailored specifically to dancers

What are we solving?

We are a dedicated group of health professionals addressing a crucial challenge in the dance world – the sustainability of a long and thriving career of a dancer.

We recognize that the pursuit of perfection in dance often leads to inadequate understanding and execution of flexibility training, resulting in preventable injuries, hindered progress and the ending of careers before they have even begun. 

The Fundamentals of Flexibility is a comprehensive educational program created specifically for dancers and dance teachers.

Imagine a world where we could prevent 90% of dance injuries by having better educated teachers and dancers?

By providing accurate, science-backed education, we empower dancers to develop flexibility while prioritizing their physical well-being.

With a strong focus on correct techniques, biomechanics, injury prevention, and optimal training methods, we're here to guide you towards a path of longevity, enhanced performance, and a healthy, happy career in dance.

Together, let's revolutionize dance education and pave the way for dancers to unlock their full potential. 

What you'll learn

Chapter 1Mobility vs Flexibility

  • Chapter Overview
  • Why is Mobility not Flexibility?
  • Strength or Flexibility Deficits in Dancers

Chapter 2The Biomechanics of Stretching (Part 1)

  • Chapter Overview
  • The Musculoskeletal System
  • Slow & Fast Twitch Muscle Fibres
  • Connective Tissue & Fascia

Chapter 3The Biomechanics of Stretching (Part 2)

  • Chapter Overview
  • Proprioceptors
  • Types of Muscle Contractions
  • The Stretch Reflex
  • The Lengthening Reaction

Chapter 4Methods of Improving Flexibility

  • Chapter Overview
  • Fascial Release Technique
  • PNF Stretching
  • Consistency & Frequency

Chapter 5Injury Prevention & Management

  • Chapter Overview
  • What is a Stretch meant to feel like?
  • Common Injuries Associated with Stretching
  • Safe Flexibility Practices

Plus, amazing bonuses included:

Regular LIVE Coaching Calls

Join leading experts in the health and dance industry as they guide you in continued education and guidance on the latest science on flexibility training.

  • Stay up to date with leading flexibility practices
  • Join in on the comprehensive discussions
  • Q&A time with experts

Mobility Exercise Library 

Access to the online mobility library with leading mobility exercises in the Train Like a Ballerina method©

  • Exercises videos for the optimal warm-up for dancers
  • Targeted mobility exercises to improve different areas in dance
  • Varying levels of each exercise, guided instruction and benefits.

Flexibility Exercise Library

Access to the online flexibility library with leading flexibility exercises in the Train Like a Ballerina method© including PNF stretching.

  • Exercises videos for the optimal cool-down for dancers
  • Targeted flexibility exercises to improve different areas in dance
  • Varying levels of each exercise, guided instruction and benefits.

Access to our private Community

Gain access to our team of professionals and private online community for on-going support.

  • Direct support from our team of qualified professionals
  • Connect with fellow dancers and dance teachers
  • Invitations to in-person Academy meet-ups

Early access to become a TLB master trainer

This course is one of five included in the TLB master training certification program (level one).

  • Early access to the TLB master trainer certification program
  • Priority application
  • Become one of the first global TLB Master Trainers

Why choose this course?

Expert Guidance

Our course is designed by world leading health professionals including physiotherapists, sports scientists and dance specific conditioning coaches. The course material and practices within this course have been trialed and tested on dancers of all levels and ages globally for over 8 years+.

Dance Specific Education

This course has specifically been designed to provide dancers and dance teachers with the education required to excel. Each lesson has been adapted specifically for dancers to understand how the knowledge applies directly to them and their bodies as well as how to adapt this knowledge across all dance styles and areas of fitness throughout their lives.

Tailored for All Level

Whether you’re an amateur dancer, professional ballerina or seasoned teacher, this course has been designed to be easily digestible and accessible to all levels of education.

Flexible Learning

We understand the demands of a dancers and teachers schedule. That’s why this course is designed with flexibility in mind. Learn at your own pace and fit modules into your busy routine.

Teaching Excellence:

For dance teachers this course enriches your teaching skills, enabling you to guide students towards a healthier more effective dance and flexibility practice.

Community Support:

Join a thriving community of fellow dancers and teachers. Engage in discussion, find inspiration and stay up to date with the latest science on flexibility with the experts at its forefront.

What people think.

If you’re a dance teacher or dancer who is serious about their career, these courses are what we’ve all been waiting for.
Karlee C

Dance teacher

This has been the missing puzzle piece in my career as a ballerina! It really is my new secret weapon to excellence.
Georgina T

Professional Dancer

I just finished the Fundamentals of Flexibility course and it has changed the way I will move for life.
J Chris


Thank you so much for providing the dance industry with a proper education platform on the subjects every dancer and teacher must know. If every school and company implemented this education we could finally change the dance industry!
Michelle D

Dance School Director/Teacher

Meet your instructor

Louisa Paterson

Louisa is an ex-professional ballerina turned master trainer and she will be your instructor through this course.

Louisa's dance journey began as a professional ballerina, gracing some of the most prestigious stages and captivating audiences globally. Her passion for dance eventually evolved into a passion for teaching, leading her to become a certified master trainer renowned for her in-depth knowledge and transformative guidance.

Having worked closely with thousands of dancers globally, including some of the world's top ballerinas, Louisa understands the nuances of the art form like few others can.

Her commitment to refining techniques, preventing injuries, and nurturing dancers' well-being has earned her respect and admiration from both students and peers alike.

To help articulate the intricacies of flexibility, Louisa was joined by Jessica Miller, a  physiotherapist who aided in writing, reviewing and approving the content within this course. With this guidance, you'll uncover the secrets that have propelled dancers to unparalleled heights.

Welcome to an experience that will forever shape your flexibility future!

Fundamentals of Flexibility

  • 18 lessons w/ lifetime access
  • Chapter 1: Mobility vs Flexibility
  • Chapter 2: The Biomechanics of Stretching (Part 1)
  • Chapter 3: The Biomechanics of Stretching (Part 2)
  • Chapter 4: Methods of Improving Flexibility
  • Chapter 5: Injury Prevention & Management
  • Bonus: Monthly live coaching calls
  • Bonus: Mobility exercise library
  • Bonus: Flexibility stretching library
  • Bonus: Access to private community
  • Bonus: Early access to become a TLB master trainer



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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is the Train Like a Ballerina Academy?

    The Train Like a Ballerina Academy is educational online courses taught by leading experts in the dance industry. Our mission is to bring world-class education to dancers and dance teachers globally. 

    With courses in flexibility, mindset, nutrition, anatomy and strength.

    Each course has been carefully curated by leading the professional in their field and provides the most comprehensive and in-depth knowledge available. 

  • Who is it for?

    The Academy is for dancers aged 13yrs+ and dance teachers of all levels.

  • How much does it cost?

    Courses are sold individually as a one off purchase. With payment options of a one-time payment or in multiple installments.

  • What is included in the price?

    Included in your purchase is lifetime access to the course. Access to the private Academy Discord group. Exclusive early access to all future courses. Ability to apply to become a TLB Master Trainer in 2024. Invitation to join monthly live webinars with TLB teachers and Master Trainer.