Sophie Ryan | BCA Physiotherapist
Meet the BalletCollective Aotearoa's dance physiotherapist, Sophie Ryan, BHSc (Phty), NZRP, Cred. MDT, Nat. Dip. Dance, Pilates Instructor, Certified PBT. Like many of the BCA dancers, Sophie is also a graduate of the New Zealand School of Dance. After performing professionally with Black Grace Dance Company and Spinning Sun, Sophie changed her relationship with dance to a "behind the scenes" role as a physiotherapist, within which she currently treats dance students, dance teachers and professional dancers. She also teaches dance conditioning at NZSD, as well as privately. Sophie is passionate about safe dance practice and loves integrating her knowledge as an ex-professional dancer, dance teacher, musculoskeletal physiotherapist and dance Pilates instructor into her approach within all of her work.