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Leanne Steel

Lecturer in Dance Science


Module Leader: BSc Researching Dance Science


Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance

Faculty of Dance
Laban Building
London SE8 3DZ




Leanne graduated from the MSc Dance Science programme at Trinity Laban in 2018. During her studies she investigated relationships between hypermobility and proprioception among adolescent dancers’ as part of her thesis project. Before studying her master’s degree, Leanne completed a BA in Dance Performance at Middlesex University where her passion for dance science began through learning dance science modules and writing a dance science dissertation exploring the wellbeing of dancers with scoliosis.

Having also studied dance vocationally at London Studio Centre, Leanne still enjoys participating in dance and now applies dance science techniques when in class and also when teaching young students. As an active member of the International Association for Dance Medicine and Science, Leanne has previously volunteered as part of their Student Committee and is now currently a member of their Promotions Committee.  Leanne is also a qualified Group Exercise to Music instructor and hopes to incorporate this within her work in Dance Science in the future.

Since graduating Leanne has worked as a Graduate Intern in both the Dance Science and Health department at Trinity Laban and now also works as a Lecturer on the BSc Dance Science programme as Module Leader of Researching Dance Science. Leanne also teaches Dance Science to the first year students studying at Bird College. Leanne is also Communications Coordinator for The Bridge Dance Project which is a cooperative endeavour between leaders in the dance medicine and science field, and in the competition / commercial dance field.