Hilary Cartwright

Hilary Cartwright

Following a career as soloist with the Royal Ballet, England, Hilary progressed into teaching and coaching with this company, eventually becoming Artistic Director with Winnipeg Royal Ballet, Netherlands Dans Theater 11, before coming to the USA. She has also spent periods of time in Brazil and Argentina in a similar capacity, and remains constantly involved with this aspect of her work.

Hilary was a co-founder of GYROTONIC®, with Juliu Horvath, since its initial conception and development. Amongst others, she helped to establish the system in Florence, Italy, Amsterdam, Holland and with the Scottish Ballet in Glasgow, where she still has a close association with the latter.

In addition, Hilary teaches her  “Yoga for Dancers” developed along the lines concurrent with her own experience and expertise. She conducts annual intensive retreats in “Yoga for Dancers” in  Tuscany, Italy. Puerto Rico, Morocco, and Costa Rica, as well as smaller retreats throughout the States and Europe.

As a member of the Ashton Foundation she also stages ballets,and coaches the classics both with major companies and private individuals. She is a substitute teacher at Juilliard when In New York, and has a long and close association with the Aspen/Santa Fe Ballet, both at home and on tour.