Fifty Stretches And Exercises Anyone Can Do For A Strong, Graceful, And Sculpted Body
Author: Peter Martins
Publisher: Harper Collins
Category: Health & Fitness
New York City Ballet Workout is a revolutionary fitness program that will help you begin to develop lean abs, firm buttocks, a contoured waist, sculpted legs, slim thighs, strong arms, perfect posture, flexbility you never thought possible--and grace and poice of a dancer. More than three hundred stunning step-by-step and other photographs throughout make this the most beautiful and easy-to-use exercise book ever created.This elegant book is unlike any exercise book ever published. Graced with more than 300 instructional exercise photographs and extraordinary duotone portraits of New York City Ballet dancers, The New York City Ballet Workout explores the company's philosophy of balancing art, life, and fitness. By combining elements of New York City Ballet's balletic regimen with practical strength-building exercises, The New York City Ballet Workout can help people achieve a strong, graceful, and flexible body--one that displays the impeccable poise that is the trademark of New York City Ballet dancers. Many exercises of The New York City Ballet Workout were once confined to the world's elite rehearsal studios. Now, as refined by Peter Martins and his company, these exercises have been designed as a comprehensive, holistic approach to the body that can be used by anyone from the out-of-shape to the serious athlete, to attain a lean, hard, beautiful body. From flexibility to endurance, this is a complete exercise program for men and women.
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Experiencing Dance: From Student to Dance Artistwill walk your students through the process of becoming well-rounded dancers and deepen their understanding of dance as an art form. Systematic in its approach, Experiencing Dance: From Student to Dance Artistplaces teachers in the roles of facilitators who encourage critical thinking and student involvement in the learning process. This text is designed for students who have had some dance experience and are interested in exploring the art of dance. With movement experiences and written assignments, more than 45 self-paced lessons, and complete guidelines for building a portfolio, the book provides a complete curriculum progression that can also be used to supplement an existing curriculum covering the following elements: - Understanding dance as an art form - Creating and performing dances - Understanding how cultural diversity influences dance - Evaluating and critiquing dance The book's 15 chapters outline for students the steps involved in the making of a dance artist: how to identify movement potential, express ideas through dance, develop choreography, connect to the community and tradition, showcase student work through a formal production, train to become a dancer, refine the art form, and develop a portfolio. Each chapter includes chapter objectives, a list of lessons, introductory text, three or four lessons, portfolio items, and an end-of-chapter review quiz. The self-paced lessons allow students to work independently and allow teachers to address students of various abilities within a class. Each lesson features the following elements: - Move It! is a student's first experience with the content of the lesson. - Vocabulary section presents selected definitions of key terms. - Curtain Up presents background information that students need to do the work. - Take the Stage features student work produced and shared. - Take a Bow covers student response, evaluation, aesthetics, criticism, and revision. - Spotlight features highlights of prominent dancers and dance companies. - Did You Know? presents further information relating to the lesson, including historical and cultural facts. Whether you use the textbook for one semester or two, you'll find there's nothing like Experiencing Dancefor instilling in your students a fresh, new appreciation of dance.
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The Modern Woman's Guide to Health, Beauty and Well-being
Author: Nicola Moulton
Publisher: Apple Press
Category: Beauty, Personal
As every woman knows, there is no one way to a new body. The New Body Book brings together the latest developments in the four pillars of beauty wisdom-exercise, diet, hair and skin routines and aesthetic surgery, in one volume. Detailed information and clear drawings allow you to compare and contrast different treatments and routines to develop a customised health and beauty regime to suit you. Authoritative, realistic and straightforward, this is the manual dedicated to making the body you've got into the one you want.
Robert Joffrey and the Making of an American Dance Company
Author: Sasha Anawalt
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Category: Performing Arts
This is a comprehensive history of the American dance troupe, the Joffrey Ballet, and a portrait of Robert Joffrey, the creative personality who inspired it. Written in anecdotal style, the book probes the complex relationship which exists between a culture and its artists.
This book empowers conscientious dancer-athletes to take an active role in directing their own training and development. The author's clear, straightforward explanations of important concepts in conditioning home in on the physical capabilities that are key to success not only for dancers but for others whom strength and flexibility, precise alignment, and movement efficiency are high priorities.--[book cover].
A Resource Guide to Educate, Pamper, and Inspire You
Author: Lyn Skreczko
Category: Health & Fitness
In this overview of New York City's body, mind and spirit health resources, the authors review in detail hundreds of health clubs, day spas, restaurants, stores, services and more and share recipes of more than two dozen famous New York chefs. Also defines different therapies, techniques and more.