Health Events and Conferences

Health Events and Conferences



Each year, One Dance UK’s Healthier Dancer Programme (HDP) organises a conference highlighting key issues in health, fitness and well-being for the dance profession.

COMING UP in 2018…

23 and 24 November 2018 – One Dance UK’s annual conference season, this year hosted in Leeds. Spanning several key dance spaces in Leeds, the conference will take place at venues in the Quarry Hill area, including Northern Ballet and Yorkshire Dance, and at Leeds Beckett University. The conference theme is ‘Leading the way – a stronger future for dance’ and will create a vibrant platform for educational and networking opportunities, inspirational speakers, discussion and debate.


Session lead by Dr Benjamin Rosenblatt at HDP Strength and Conditioning Conference 2015. Photo by Erin Brown-John.

Session lead by Dr Benjamin Rosenblatt at HDP Strength and Conditioning Conference, 2015. Photo by Erin Brown-John.

Previous Healthier Dancer Programme conferences:

Videos, programmes, reports, and abstracts from these conferences are available on our resources pages.

Also available in ‘resources’ are informative reports of other dance medicine and science conferences that have taken place around the world over the years.

The Rudolf Nureyev Foundation Medical website also holds an archive of abstracts from past dance medicine and science conferences, including abstracts from Annual Conferences of the International Association for Dance Medicine & Science (IADMS).