Phil Birch

Soft Tissue Therapist

Phil qualified in 1984 with a diploma in Physiology, Anatomy and Massage. On joining Birmingham Royal Ballet in 1990 he went on to gain an LSSM Diploma, with a specific interest in dance related soft tissue injuries. In his time with Birmingham Royal Ballet, Phil has worked with Rudolph Nureyev, Sylvie Guillem and Darcey Bussell. Since 2010 Phil has also had a professional association working with the Physiotherapy Department at Elmhurst School of Dance.