Holistic Ballet

Dance Teacher Workshop


Venue: The Mews, London, E3 4TS and Danceworks, W1k 6TN

Date: TBC

Times: 10am-5pm 

Cost: £180, £160 early bird

Before you make your payment please read the terms & conditions.

This workshop introduces you to the main principles and teaching style of the Holistic Ballet method, created by Franziska Rosenzweig.


It is aimed at:

  • ballet teachers that want to add to their expertise

  • (ex)dancers that consider teaching ballet classes in the future or are already teaching

  • contemporary dance teachers with experience in ballet that want to acquire knowledge of ballet teaching

In a small group you are going to:

  • discuss anatomical issues

  • analyse the Holistic Ballet class structure

  • learn teaching tools to visualise ballet principles 

  • create your own exercises based on the Holistic Ballet

       method idea​​​

intermediate class at Danceworks London

The workshop classes are based on the Holistic Ballet class DVDs Level 1 and 2, which you are going to practise at your current ability. You can choose whether you would like to join or to observe the classes taught at Danceworks on day 2.​

The Holistic Ballet teaching style is suitable for serious young dance students of 10+ years, semi-professional and professional dancers, and for amateur adult students.

To attend this workshop you must be 18+ years and have a minimum of 5 years of ballet training.​

Please get in touch if you have questions or would like to discuss your participation.

Approximate Programme (depending on nature of participants): 

Day 1:

10:00 - 10:15 am arrival

10:15 - 10:45 principles of Holistic Ballet

10:50 - 11:00 beginner warm up

11:00 - 12:00 beginner class 1 barre

12:00 - 12:10 break

12:10 - 12:40 discussion

12:40 -   1:30 lunch (not included)


1:30 -  1:40 intermediate warm up

1:45 -  2:45 intermediate class 1 barre

2:45 -  2:55 break

2:55 -  3:25 discussion

3:30 -  4:30 lesson planning ideas

Day 2:

10:00 - 12:00 beginner/ intermediate class 2 barres 

1:00 -   2:30 beginner class at Danceworks (participating or observing)

2:30 -   4:00 intermediate/advanced class at Danceworks (participating or observing)

4:15 -  5:00 discussion 


The price includes Danceworks' day membership and Franziska's classes.

If you would like me to teach this workshop at your institution please feel free to contact me.

Further days can be added on request to either deepen the understanding of the beginner and intermediate levels and/or to progress to the advanced level and pointe work, as well as to impart lesson planning and psychological aspects of teaching ballet.