An exciting partnership between the Tasmanian Youth Classical Ballet Company and Tas Sports Physio was announced in April 2017.
Our in-house physiotherapist is Darren Poon, a Director at Tas Sports Physio. Darren graduated from The University of Melbourne in 2005 and will also receive a Masters of Sports Physiotherapy from Latrobe University in 2017. He has over 10 years experience working with young dancers and has worked with ballet dancers in both Western Australia and Tasmania. Darren’s expertise is in treating adolescent and growth related injuries and successfully returning them back to competition.
In collaboration with the Tasmanian Youth Classical Ballet Company, Darren conducts Pre-Pointe Assessments, Balance and Core Control Workshops as well as Injury Prevention Workshops for ballet dancers.