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  • Ballroom Dancing

    America's #1 Survival Guide to Ballroom Dancing, Ballroom Dance Lessons, Ballroom Dance Costumes, Ballroom Dancing Shoes, Ballroom Dance Studio and Ballroom Dancing for Kids

    by Bonita Pfeffer

    Learn to ace your wedding dance and keep cool at a formal and in dance classes with this knock-out book that teaches you all about ballroom dancing, ballroom dance lessons ballroom dance costumes, ballroom dancing shoes, ballroom dance studio, ballroom dancing for kids and more. ... Read more

    $4.59 AUD

  • The Haumana Hula Handbook for Students of Hawaiian Dance

    A Manual for the Student of Hawaiian Dance

    by Mahealani Uchiyama and 1 more

    A great resource for students of traditional Hawaiian dance, this beautiful handbook filled with archival photographs covers the origins, language, etiquette, ceremonies, and the spiritual culture of hula. Hula, the indigenous dance of Hawai'i, preserves significant aspects of Native Hawaiian culture with strong ties to health and spirituality. Kumu Hula, persons who are culturally recognized hula ... Read more

    $18.47 AUD

  • The Experience of Theater Dance for Belly Dancers

    by Morwenna Assaf

    The Experience of Theater Dance  The Experience of Theater Dance for Middle Eastern Dance Studies *Belly Dance*The experience of dance in theaters for Middle Eastern dance studies. Learn the right things to know. A great study for ethnic dancers who want to perform in theaters and small stage productions. ... Read more

    $6.84 AUD

  • Ancient Egyptian Dances

    by Irena Lexová

    series Egypt
    Dancing was important to the ancient Egyptians. One of the few books available in English on this topic, this carefully researched, profusely illustrated work investigates the origins, nature and role of dance in Egyptian culture. Features 80 figure drawings and illustrations adapted from tomb paintings, reliefs, other authentic sources. New introduction. Bibliography. ... Read more

    $15.28 AUD

  • El Pulpo O La Muerte Del Tango

    by Luis Longhi

    Los integrantes de un modesto quinteto de tango se encuentran ante un hito trascendental en su carrera hacia la consagración. Pero el Tano y sus músicos se topan con un obstáculo aparentemente insalvable en su camino hacia la gloria: para participar del “Festival del Bandoneonazo” deben hacerlo con la presencia de un cantor de tango, especie a la que ellos odian con devoción. El cantor elegido es ... Read more

    $6.84 AUD

  • Creativity: Success! Finish Line Ahead.

    Creativity: Power of Commitment, #4

    by Morwenna Assaf

    series Creativity: Power of Commitment #4
    This is the fourth book in the series Creativity: Power of Commitment. This is a book of daily exercises at an Intermediate level that takes 3 months. Be as creative as you can. Ideas for that creativity and also how to not get overwhelmed with the belly dance scene. Lots of business ideas are here too. Take your business to its fullest and let your passion for the dance shine.This book is written ... Read more

    $3.41 AUD

  • Grandmother's Secrets

    The Ancient Rituals and Healing Power of Belly Dancing

    by Rosina-Fawzia Al-Rawi and 1 more

    "Come, sit by me," says Grandmother. "Take this chalk in your hand. Now draw a dot and concentrate all your energy into this one dot. It is the beginning and the end, the navel of the world."So Fawzia Al-Rawi describes her grandmother's first lesson about the ancient craft of Oriental dance. Grandmother's Secrets always circles back to this grandmother and this young girl, echoing the circular ... Read more

    $15.83 AUD

  • Mosaic of Music

    Mystery of Percussion and Dance

    by Morwenna Assaf and 1 more

    This book is not just for the student, teaher or performer of belly-dance. It is also for the stuednt, teacher or performer of Middle Eastern drum. The DERBECKI, TAR, TAMBOURINE, KATAM, and TUBL BELEDI! You ,ay be the hysband, partner of a belly dancer that wants to be part of the scene.It is about what each other needs to know about the rhythm and musuc and how they relate to belly dancing and ... Read more

    $10.74 AUD

  • Dentro Lo Show Tango Argentino

    by Antón Gazenbeek

    Durante gli anni bui della dittatura militare, il Tango era caduto nell'oblio in tutto il mondo, anche in Argentina.Lo spettacolo "Tango Argentino" ha rilanciato a livello mondiale l'interesse per il Tango.Ha fatto il suo debutto a Parigi, poi ha conquistato Broadway ed, in seguito, il mondo intero.Nel libro, per il quale Antón ha fatto ricerche per 17 anni a Buenos Aires e in tutto il mondo, ... Read more

    $16.68 AUD

  • Shiny Beads and Shimmies

    Welcome to Belly-Dance. Ask Before You Undulate!

    by Morwenna Assaf

    Do you love to dance? Interested in Belly Dance? Do you not know where to turn? Are you unsure about what is acceptableand what is not? How do you know if a teacher is good or not? This book will answer these questions and more, then guide you in the right dirrection. It will tell you what you need to know and more, before you make a mistake and waste your money. Badly uneducated teacherscan harm ... Read more

    $5.36 AUD

  • Global Tarantella

    Reinventing Southern Italian Folk Music and Dances

    by Incoronata Inserra

    series Folklore Studies in Multicultural World
    Tarantella, a genre of Southern Italian folk music and dance, is an international phenomenon--seen and heard in popular festivals, performed across the Italian diaspora, even adapted for New Age spiritual practices. The boom in popularity has diversified tarantella in practice while setting it within a host of new, unexpected contexts. Incoronata Inserra ventures into the history, global ... Read more

    $24.52 AUD

  • Creativity: Get Going

    Creativity: Power of Commitment, #1

    by Morwenna Assaf

    series Creativity: Power of Commitment #1
    This is the first book in the series Creativity: Power of Commitment. This is a book of daily exercises at a Beginner level that takes 3 months. Be as creative as you can. Ideas for that creativity and also how to not get overwhelmed with the belly dance scene. Lots of business ideas are here too. Take your business to its fullest and let your passion for the dance shine.This book is written for ... Read more

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  • Ramon Obusan, Philippine Folkdance, and Me

    From the Perspective of a Japanese Dancer

    by Kanami Namiki

    This book is an attempt to convey the uniqueness of the Ramon Obusan Folkloric Group, its approach to dance, pedagogic style and aesthetic principles, its philosophy of representation, and most importantly, its notions of Filipino identity, drawn from the insights of one of the group's non-Filipino dancers. ... Read more

    $15.05 AUD

  • Dancing the New World

    Aztecs, Spaniards, and the Choreography of Conquest

    by Paul A. Scolieri

    From Christopher Columbus to “first anthropologist” Friar Bernardino de Sahagún, fifteenth- and sixteenth-century explorers, conquistadors, clerics, scientists, and travelers wrote about the “Indian” dances they encountered throughout the New World. This was especially true of Spanish missionaries who intensively studied and documented native dances in an attempt to identify and eradicate the ... Read more

    $76.11 AUD

  • The Greatest Composers of All Time: Top 100

    by alex trostanetskiy

    Are you looking for a journey that will take you through The Greatest Composers of All Time: Top 100, along with funny comments and a word puzzle? Then this book is for you. Whether you are looking at this book for curiosity, choices, options, or just for fun; this book fits any criteria. Creating The Greatest Composers of All Time: Top 100 did not happen quickly. It is thorough look at accuracy ... Read more

    $3.83 AUD

  • The Encyclopedia of World Folk Dance

    by Mary Ellen Snodgrass

    While there are books about folk dances from individual countries or regions, there isn’t a single comprehensive book on folk dances across the globe. This illustrated compendium offers the student, teacher, choreographer, historian, media critic, ethnographer, and general reader an overview of the evolution and social and religious significance of folk dance.The Encyclopedia of World Folk ... Read more

    $137.60 AUD

  • Styling Blackness in Chile

    Music and Dance in the African Diaspora

    by Juan Eduardo Wolf

    Chile had long forgotten about the existence of the country's Black population when, in 2003, the music and dance called the tumbe carnaval appeared on the streets of the city of Arica. Featuring turbaned dancers accompanied by a lively rhythm played on hide-head drums, the tumbe resonated with cosmopolitan images of what the African Diaspora looks like, and so helped bring attention to a ... Read more

    $29.25 AUD

  • Turning the Tune

    Traditional Music, Tourism, and Social Change in an Irish Village

    by Adam Kaul

    series Dance and Performance Studies #3
    The last century has seen radical social changes in Ireland, which have impacted all aspects of local life but none more so than traditional Irish music, an increasingly important identity marker both in Ireland and abroad. The author focuses on a small village in County Clare, which became a kind of pilgrimage site for those interested in experiencing traditional music. He begins by tracing its ... Read more

    $41.46 AUD

  • Handbook of Dance Terminology

    Dictionary of Vocabulary for Middle Eastern Studies

    by Morwenna Assaf

    Middle Eastern Dance is also known as Belly Dance in the USA. It is a misunderstood dance form that deserves respect and recognition equal to that of of other etnic dance forms like Flamenco, Indian and Polynesian. This book helps "raise the barre" by educatingMiddle Eastern dancers and students in general dance theory and terminology.  Terms used in all dance forms that pertain to Belly Dance. ... Read more

    $9.20 AUD

  • Step Dancing in Ireland

    Culture and History

    by Catherine E. Foley

    series Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series
    For many people step dancing is associated mainly with the Irish step-dance stage shows, Riverdance and Lord of the Dance, which assisted both in promoting the dance form and in placing Ireland globally. But, in this book, Catherine Foley illustrates that the practice and contexts of step dancing are much more complicated and fluid. Tracing the trajectory of step dancing in Ireland, she tells its ... Read more

    $83.92 AUD

  • Danças Circulares

    Uma viagem sagrada

    by Beatriz Esteves

    ..."Durante dois anos, ininterruptamente, por mais difícil que fosse minha vida, participei de todos os encontros de Meditação na Dança em Nazaré. Jane, David e Evelyn residentes daquela comunidade, foram meus primeiros professores. Lá eu conheci, também, Sara Marriot, que havia vivido alguns anos na Comunidade de Findhorn, na Escócia, e que trouxe para Nazaré as Danças Circulares. Em algumas ... Read more

    $1.99 AUD

  • Academic Approach to Arabic Dance

    For Belly Dancers Who Want to Teach!

    by Morwenna Assaf

    Middle Eastern Dance also sometimes called Arabic Style/Belly-Danceis a misunderstood for of dance that derervesthe respect, and recognitionequal to that givenother etnic and classicaldance forms. This book is aimedat the instructorsof the danceof the dance as we hopeare educated and knowledgeable enough. It is for those who feel they are ready to teach too. Morwenna is committed to the education ... Read more

    $9.20 AUD

  • Everynight Life

    Culture and Dance in Latin/o America

    by Celeste Fraser Delgado and 1 more

    series Latin America otherwise
    The function of dance in Latin/o American culture is the focus of the essays collected in Everynight Life. The contributors interpret how Latin/o culture expresses itself through dance, approaching the material from the varying perspectives of literary, cultural, dance, performance, queer, and feminist studies. Viewing dance as privileged sites of identity formation and cultural resistance in ... Read more

    $35.63 AUD

  • Creativity: Find Your Stride

    Creativity: Power of Commitment, #2

    by Morwenna Assaf

    series Creativity: Power of Commitment #2
    This is the second book in the series Creativity: Power of Commitment. This is a book of daily exercises at an Intermediate level that takes 3 months. Be as creative as you can. Ideas for that creativity and also how to not get overwhelmed with the belly dance scene. Lots of business ideas are here too. Take your business to its fullest and let your passion for the dance shine.This book is written ... Read more

    $3.41 AUD