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  • The Ballet Companion

    A Dancer's Guide to the Technique, Traditions, and Joys of Ballet

    by Eliza Gaynor Minden

    A New Classic for Today's DancerThe Ballet Companion is a fresh, comprehensive, and thoroughly up-to-date reference book for the dancer. With 150 stunning photographs of ballet stars Maria Riccetto and Benjamin Millepied demonstrating perfect execution of positions and steps, this elegant volume brims with everything today's dance student needs, including:Practical advice for getting started, such ... Read more

    $34.99 AUD

  • Applied Anatomy of Aerial Arts

    An Illustrated Guide to Strength, Flexibility, Training, and Injury Prevention

    by Emily Scherb

    An illustrated guide to anatomy and biomechanics for aerialists who want to optimize their performance and train safelySpecifically designed for aerialists—including those who do trapeze, silks, and other aerial arts— Applied Anatomy of Aerial Arts is an invaluable resource for those who want to optimize their performance and train safely.Using a biomechanical and movement-based approach, Emily ... Read more

    $24.52 AUD

  • How to Teach a Belly Dance Fitness Class

    by Katayoun Hutson

    Created by dancer and educator, Katayoun Hutson, “How to Teach a Belly Dance Fitness Class” is a guide for new and seasoned instructors on how to present this beautiful performing art to a wide audience as a fitness activity. Drawing from her expertise in Middle Eastern dance and her extensive teaching experience, Katayoun shares her unique perspective and provides the tips and tools every belly ... Read more

    $5.06 AUD

  • 39 Steps to Better Screenwriting

    A Practical Guide to Improving Your Screenplay

    by Paul Chitlik

    This is not a beginner’s book on screenplay writing, though a beginner could read it and learn. This is a writer’s consigliere. It’s a book of advice and reflection that will kick ass against just about any screenwriting problem. It’s a series of essays on film and television writing, a deep background on very specific craft issues ranging from punctuation to meaning in your screenplay. Chapters ... Read more

    $12.31 AUD

  • Dance Studio Transformation

    by Clint Salter

    Dance Studio Transformation is for studio owners who love dance, love teaching and love their students but feel like they need help when it comes to running a profitable business. This book will teach you how to become the CEO of your studio by walking you through strategies and tactics to transform each area of your business.In this book you'll learn how to:● Set and achieve goals specific to you ... Read more

    $9.99 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

  • Dancing with Cats

    From the Creators of the International Best Seller Why Cats Paint

    by Burton Silver and 1 more

    The cult classic is back! This 15th anniversary edition keeps all the original mystery and magic of cat dancing delightfully intact. Perpetually ahead of its time, Dancing with Cats presents scores of delightful and inspiring photographs of people and cats engaging in their favorite dance routines as well as moving testimonies of the personal transformations brought about through this uniquely ... Read more

    $13.19 AUD

  • Mosaic of Music: Mystery of Percussion and Dance

    by Morwenna Assaf

    Mosaic of Music: This book is for all followers and anyone interested in the art of belly dancing, Arabic music or percussion. Learn to understand the music and the rhythms that evolve areound the dance. Play cymbals better and understand the music completely so you can be a vision of the music. ... Read more

    $7.97 AUD

  • Quintessential Bellydance

    Beginner Class Companion

    by Evyenia Karmi

    If youre looking for a fun, effective, low-impact workout that will build stamina, enhance flexibility, and improve your cardiovascular well-being, look no more. This gentle and effective dance is not only exciting to learn; its also a great workout. Bellydance strengthens your core muscles gracefully, giving you new confidence in your bodys natural sway and movement. These popular dance steps ... Read more

    $5.93 AUD

  • Looking at Contemporary Dance

    A Guide for the Internet Age

    by Marc Raymond Strauss and 1 more

    With a focus on dance innovation from the late 19th century to the present, this history provides dance students with accessible information on the major contributors to the art. Organized chronologically by the decades in which innovators were born or dance organizations were founded, the study shows the similarities and generational character that arise from shared influence. Rather than ... Read more

    $34.64 AUD

  • Ideokinesis

    A Creative Approach to Human Movement and Body Alignment

    by Andre Bernard and 2 more

    Mabel Elsworth Todd pioneered ideokinesis in the 1920s. Her book, The Thinking Body, described new ways to use all the senses as well as inner feeling and imagination to retrain the body to move with ease and balance. The system became an invaluable tool for generations of dancers, actors, and performance artists, thanks largely to one of its most important teachers, André Bernard (1924-2003). ... Read more

    $19.68 AUD

  • Ballroom Dancing

    by Alex Moore

    Now in its tenth edition, this classic and comprehensive handbook has been revised to bring it up to date in keeping with changes on the dance floor and in the rules of dance competitions. The Quickstep, Waltz, Foxtrot, and Tango are all illustrated and described in great detail. ... Read more

    $80.40 AUD

  • Salsa Dancing For Beginners

    by Leo Boone

    This book covers several topics including:Chapter 1: Salsa Dancing HistoryChapter 2: Learn To Dance Salsa With Passion - 5 SecretsChapter 3: How To Dance - Five Golden Tips And Tricks To Know How To DanceSmooth Salsa SpinsChapter 4: How To Dance - Secret Tips To Learn How To Dance Like A SalsaProfessionalChapter 5: Salsa Class - A Countdown Of The 7 Things A Salsa Dancer Should TryChapter 6: Learn ... Read more

    $10.71 AUD

  • How to Rumba

    by Ana Moreau

    Have you seen Dancing with the Stars, So You Think You Can Dance, Ballroom Bootcamp, etc? If you want to join in the action, you'll need to learn a step or two. The Rumba is a basic Latin Dance. It is very easy; this book will show the male part first (the Lead), then the female part (the Follow), and finish off with the correct dance position.Scroll up... and click on "Buy Now" to deliver almost ... Read more

    $10.71 AUD

  • BodyStories

    A Guide to Experiential Anatomy

    by Andrea Olsen

    BodyStories is a book that engages the general reader as well as the serious student of anatomy. Thirty-one days of learning sessions heighten awareness about each bone and body system and provide self-guided studies. The book draws on Ms. Olsen's thirty years as a dancer and teacher of anatomy to show how our attitudes and approaches to our body affect us day to day. Amusing and insightful ... Read more

    $29.47 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

  • Ballroom Etiquette - For Ladies And Gentlemen

    by C. H. Cleveland

    Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork. ... Read more

    $7.69 AUD

  • How to Land

    Finding Ground in an Unstable World

    by Ann Cooper Albright

    How to Land: Finding Ground in an Unstable World foregrounds the importance of embodiment as a means of surviving the disorientation of our twenty-first century world. Linking somatics and politics, author Ann Cooper Albright argues that a renewed attention to gravity as both a metaphoric sensibility and a physical experience can help transform moments of personal disorientation into an ... Read more

    $34.64 AUD

  • Temas para a dança brasileira

    by Sigrid Nora

    Reflexões de críticos, curadores e pesquisadores renomados, nacional e internacionalmente, sobre importantes e urgentes questões relacionadas à dança contemporânea no Brasil. O livro compila artigos sobre os seguintes temas: A crítica de dança e o jornalismo cultural no Brasil, Produção em dança: especificidades de um ofício, Estratégias de colaboração para a dança no Brasil e Dramaturgia e dança: ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • How To Dance The Foxtrot

    by Anon

    This vintage book is a comprehensive guide to learning the foxtrot, complete with step-by-step instructions, simple diagrams, helpful tips, and more. “How To Dance The Foxtrot” is ideal for the beginner looking to learn how to dance the foxtrot and would make for a fantastic addition to collections of related literature. Contents include: “The Waltz Changes (Man)”, “The Waltz Changes (Lady)”, “How ... Read more

    $7.69 AUD

  • How to Waltz

    by Zachary Howard

    The Waltz is a smooth progressive dance characterized by long, flowing movements, continuous turns, and rise... Scroll up... and click on "Buy Now" to deliver almost instantly to your Kobo or other reading device. ... Read more

    $10.71 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

  • Le Chant des Ève, la danse des Adam

    ou l'histoire du chant et de la danse dans l'humanité

    by Stéphanie Del Regno and 1 more

    Pourquoi danse-t-on, pourquoi chante-t-on ?Aussi loin que remonte l’histoire de l’homme, un point commun réunit toutes les civilisations : l’art du chant et de la danse, une manière pour lui d’extérioriser ses sentiments. Quelle place occupent le chant et la danse dans l’histoire de l’Homme ? Pourquoi ces deux disciplines sont-elles si intimement liées ?Tantôt signe de communication, tantôt marque ... Read more

    $19.99 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