Dance Anatomy Sports Anatomy

Human Kinetics - You’ll learn how to modify exercises to target specific areas to enhance flexibility and reduce muscle tension. Whether you seek to optimize performance, add a new movement to your repertoire, and injury, or minimize muscle fatigue, stress, Dance Anatomy is your perfect partner. Featuring over 200 full-color illustrations, Dance Anatomy visually depicts the unique relationship between muscle development and aesthetic movement as never before.

Shk01409. Dance anatomy features 82 of the most effective dance, proper breathing, each designed to promote perfect alignment, improved placement, and performance exercises, movement, and prevention of common injuries. Powerful, and compelling! Now you can see what it takes to be a stronger, expressive, more elegant dancer.

Dance Anatomy Sports Anatomy - In stunning detail, the accompanying illustration captures the dancer in motion and highlights the active muscles associated with each movement. You’ll also learn to put it all together to personalize a program based on your style of dance, level of expertise, and individual needs and goals.

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Conditioning for Dance

Human Kinetics - The book culminates with a 20-minute, condition, full-body workout routine designed to help dancers warm up, and refine their dance technique. Author eric franklin is an internationally known dancer, teacher, choreographer, and writer. Human Kinetics. Conditioning for dance improves your technique and performance in all dance forms by strengthening the body's core abdominal and back muscles while improving coordination, balance, and alignment and optimizing flexibility.

His innovative, movement awareness, proven techniques will help you execute key dance skills better as you-strengthen the muscles you use in dance by performing exercises with elastic resistance bands;-start and move in proper alignment using imagery;-improve your balance and release tension through playful exercises with small balls; -develop leg and torso power that translates to higher jumps and tighter turns; and-optimize your flexibility through touch, and imagery.

The book features 102 imagery illustrations paired with dance-specific exercises to help you maximize body–mind conditioning and develop more fluid mobility, balance, and tension release. And as you strengthen the body's core, and incorporate the power of the mind, stretch to gain just the right amount of flexibility, you unleash your full artistic and physical potential.

Conditioning for Dance - The result is more lift without tension, higher jumps with less effort, tighter turns, deeper pliï¿œs, and improved extension and turnout. Conditioning for dance is the result of years of practical experience combined with scientific and anatomical analysis. You'll learn how to execute lifelong dance skills that give power without the risk of injuries.

By working the muscles through movements and ranges of motion that approximate the demands of your chosen dance form, you directly enrich your performance capabilities.

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Technical Manual and Dictionary of Classical Ballet Dover Books on Dance

Dover Publications - Technical manual and Dictionary of Classical Ballet. Extensive revision, expansion, and the inclusion of more than 300 new terms have added immeasurably to the value of this concise, definitive manual. Moving from "abstract ballet" and "adage, 100 ballet steps saul de chat, jeté enveloppé, adagio" to "working leg" and "wrapped position, " the book fully describes and defines over 1, entrechat six, failli, etc.

Attitude, movements and poses arabesque, à terre, dégagé, en arrière, retiré, épaulement, etc. And other expressions and concepts. Miss grant has made more information available in one book than we have ever had before. For each, the pose captured, and finally an explanation of how the step is performed, of how the concept fits in with actual ballet dancing, then a literal translation, first a phonetic transcription is provided, or the movement executed, or of the purpose or function of the idea.

Technical Manual and Dictionary of Classical Ballet Dover Books on Dance - Teacher's organizations would do well to consider the use of Miss Grant's Technical Manual as an official textbook. Dance magazineteacher recommended, Gail Grant's Technical Manual has long been one of the most popular and effective ballet reference guides. Keyed to the dictionary and vice-versa, leg, arm, these diagrams show clearly the exact foot, and body positions for the proper execution of many of the more common ballet steps and movements.

Human Kinetics. Completely revised and updated, choreographer, dance teacher, this third edition is virtually a new work and should be owned by every student, and ballet enthusiast — even those who purchased the second edition.

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Classical Ballet Technique

University Press of Florida - University Press of Florida. Obviously a labor of love, this book's attention to detail and the clarity of its text and photos make it a valuable contribution to the lexicon of ballet. Classical ballet Technique is an invaluable guide for students, teachers, and ballet lovers. Her work has appeared in Time, Newsweek, the New York Times, and many dance books.

Thanks are in order too from the many professional teachers, dancers, and students of the art form who will benefit from this book-an essential addition to any dance lover's library. Lawrence rhodes, les grands ballets canadiensgretchen Ward Warren studied at London's Royal Ballet and the National Ballet School of Washington, Artistic Director, D.

C. I applaud her, and I heartily recommend Classical Ballet Technique. David howard, international ballet Master and Master Teacher"Gretchen Warren has undertaken a monumental task and has completed it with distinction. The clarity of the writing, in a field notorious for its opaqueness, is in itself a major achievement.

Classical Ballet Technique - Merrill ashley, new york city ballet"An excellent, Principal Dancer, comprehensive guide to ballet pedagogy valuable to teachers and students alike. For many years gretchen's has been a major voice in the dance community, and this extensive work details the study of classical ballet from her unique and expert point of view.

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Basic Principles of Classical Ballet

Dover Publications - Chapters cover battements, the arms, connecting and auxiliary movements, jumps, beats, poses of the classical dance, point work, rotary movements of the legs, and turns as well as material for a sample lesson. She firmly believed that the teaching process should be a planned exercise, ever changing with innovations in the dance.

118 illustrations. Her ability to choose the best of what had been accomplished in the various ballet traditions French, Italian, and Russian and combine these into a unified teaching practice in itself amounted to a new school of dance. The result is a fundamental theory of dance that offers dancers, teachers, and ballet lovers information often difficult to locate in other books.

. Vaganova 1879–1951, not only a great dancer but also the teacher of Galina Ulanova and many others and an unsurpassed theoretician. The principles of Vaganova's system are presented in this well-known book. Diagrams show clearly the exact foot, arm, leg, and body positions for the proper execution of many steps and movements.

Basic Principles of Classical Ballet - The development of this school was largely due to Mme. She sought from her pupils emotional expressiveness, strictness of form, a resolute, energetic manner of performance, and the understanding of the underlying coordination of movements. Her book discusses all basic principles of ballet, grouping movements by fundamental types.

Vaganova's aim of creating a personal approach to the Russian dance was based on the critical assimilation of the experience of her contemporaries.

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100 Lessons in Classical Ballet: The Eight-Year Program of Leningrad's Vaganova Choreographic School Limelight

Limelight - A volume which no teacher scholar or student of the dance can afford to miss. Clive barnes Human Kinetics. Used book in Good Condition. A serious indeed indispensable textbook. Technical manual and Dictionary of Classical Ballet. University Press of Florida. The complete 8-year curriculum of Leningrad's famed Vaganova Choreographic School which trained Nureyev Baryshnikov and Makarova including over 100 photographs.

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Stretching Anatomy

Human Kinetics Publishers - You'll also gain a detailed understanding of how each stretch affects your body. Stretching anatomy, is like having an X-ray of each stretch, Second Edition, only better. Human Kinetics. Technical manual and Dictionary of Classical Ballet. Each exercise describes how to stretch, primary and secondary muscle emphasis, when to stretch, and which muscles are activated for support.

Used book in Good Condition. Expanded, enhanced, enhance recovery, and updated, supplement training, the best-selling Stretching Anatomy returns to show you how to increase range of motion, and maximize efficiency of movement. Used book in Good Condition. Not only do you see full-color illustrations of the muscles in action, but you also see how a change in position can alter the muscle emphasis and difficulty and how variations can improve safety and effectiveness.

Stretching Anatomy - Whether you seek increased flexibility, better athletic performance, or reduced muscle soreness and tension, Stretching Anatomy is your visual guide to proper stretching technique. A new chapter on dynamic stretches covers the most effective exercises for athletic warm-ups, while another chapter shows you how to customize a program based on your individual needs, including a program of passive static stretches proven to help lower blood glucose.

University Press of Florida. A new stretch focus section details the procedure and benefits of every exercise as well as safety considerations and variations according to skill level. Stretching programs provide three levels of difficulty, including light stretching that can be used to aid in recovery from soreness and injury.

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Ballet and Modern Dance Third Edition World of Art

Thames & Hudson - This comprehensive history covers the entire spectrum, vividly describing the great performers and performances of the past as well as exploring in detail the contemporary dance world. A generous selection of illustrations completes the picture, taking the reader from the dancing of Louis XIV’s court to the experimental choreography of today.

For this third edition, philadelphia-based dance critic James Rutter has written a new introduction and a revised and extended final chapter, “Moving into the New Millennium. 29 color illustrations, 120 black and white illustrations Human Kinetics. University Press of Florida. Used book in Good Condition.

Ballet and Modern Dance Third Edition World of Art - Thames Hudson. Technical manual and Dictionary of Classical Ballet. Vividly describing the great performers and performances of the past as well as exploring the contemporary dance world, this revised and extended edition is a comprehensive study of dance. Dance’s extraordinary range extends from classical ballet and baroque court spectacles to avant-garde modern dance, tap, and ethnic dancing.

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Technical Manual and Dictionary of Classical Ballet - Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Thames Hudson. Human Kinetics. University Press of Florida. A pronunciation guide and cross-references to alternate names for similar steps and positions that vary from the Russian to the French or Italian schools are also invaluable aids. Technical manual and Dictionary of Classical Ballet.

From adagio to voyage, poses, over 800 steps, movements, and concepts are fully defined.

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Dance Anatomy

Human Kinetics - Experience the raw energy and aesthetic beauty of dance as you perfect your technique with Dance Anatomy. Featuring hundreds of full-color illustrations, movement, improved placement, each designed to promote correct alignment, proper breathing, Dance Anatomy presents more than 100 of the most effective dance, and performance exercises, and prevention of common injuries.

Technical manual and Dictionary of Classical Ballet. Regardless of your ability level or dance style, Dance Anatomy will help you master the impeccable balance, intense muscular control, and grace to prepare you for your next leading role! Human Kinetics. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition.

You will clearly see how muscular development translates into greater poise and elegance on the stage. You will also discover more efficient ways of improving your lines and technique by implementing a supplementary conditioning program that takes into account your changing cycles of classes, practices, and times of rest.

Dance Anatomy - The exercises are drawn in stunning detail, capturing the dancer in motion and highlighting the active muscles associated with each movement so you can develop and strengthen different areas of the body. You will learn exercises to target specific areas, such as shoulders and arms, pelvis, and lower legs to enhance flexibility and ensure safety.

Each chapter addresses a key principle of movement to help you improve performance, beginning with the center of the body, where dance begins. Thames Hudson.

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The Ballet Companion

Touchstone - Thames Hudson. University Press of Florida. Technical manual and Dictionary of Classical Ballet. With 150 stunning photographs of ballet stars maria riccetto and benjamin millepied demonstrating perfect execution of positions and steps, and studio etiquette explanations of ballet fundamentals and major training systems An illustrated guide through ballet class -- warm-up, including: Practical advice for getting started, lavishly illustrated sidebars on ballet history, making the most of class, healthy dancing through a sensible diet, injury prevention, and center floor Guidelines for safe, such as selecting a school, music, and cross-training with yoga and Pilates Descriptions of must-see ballets and glossaries of dance, barre, this elegant volume brims with everything today's dance student needs, and theater terms Along the way you'll find technique secrets from stars of American Ballet Theatre, and tips on everything from styling a ballet bun to stage makeup to performing the perfect pirouette.

Fireside Books. A new classic for today's dancer The Ballet Companion is a fresh, comprehensive, and thoroughly up-to-date reference book for the dancer. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Human Kinetics. Whether a budding ballerina, or adult returning to ballet, serious student, dancers will find a lively mix of ballet's time-honored traditions and essential new information.

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