Classes in Classical Ballet
Paperback ISBN: 0879103442
A companion guide to one of the bestselling Limelight Edition titles, this book by Asaf Messerer, a founder of what has become known as the Bolshoi School, is one of the most celebrated manuals of classic dance instruction in the world. Messerer has gained an international reputation for his classes in classical technique-models of invention and well-rounded exercise, stressing both precision and fluid artistic control. Nearly 500 photographs of principal Bolshoi dancers illustrate the positions and steps indicated, and an introductory section by Messerer outlines his basic plan and philosophy of teaching.
A Yoga of Indian Classical Dance
The Yogini's Mirror
Paperback ISBN: 0892817658
Here is a complete program for developing a personal yoga practice based on the author's 25-year study of sacred Indian dance and traditional hatha yoga. In the first book on the union of these two disciplines, 60 illustrated dance routines balance inner awareness with outer movement, drawing upon the sacred feminine energy of the yogini, or spiritual initiatress, and leading to a union of mind and body.
Canadian Folk Dances
Paperback ISBN: 0769291228
With CD accompaniment, dance graphics, Orff and percussion arrangements plus cultural information. Useful for grades 2-7. Dances include: The Maple Leaf Stomp * Carding the Wool * The Prairie Circle. Songs include: Alouette * O Canada * En Roulant Ma Boule * The Raftsmen.
Ballet Dancer (Foiled Journal)
Hardcover ISBN: 178664164x
Part of a series of exciting and luxurious Flame Tree Notebooks. Combining high-quality production with magnificent fine art, the covers are printed on foil in five colours, embossed, then foil stamped. And they e powerfully practical: a pocket at the back for receipts and scraps, two bookmarks and a solid magnetic side flap.
A Life in Dance
Paperback ISBN: 0306808250
In the first authoritative biography of the dancer and choreographer, the dance critic for "The New York Times" traces Ailey's climb from poverty in Texas to international fame and his contributions to Black culture