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Pilates and Conditioning for Dancers

By Jane Paris

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ISBN: 9781785008368
PUBLISHED: 22/04/2021
PAGES: 176
BINDING: Paperback
SIZE: 246x189 mm
INSIDE: 256 colour photographs

Professional dance is an exciting but demanding career to choose, and the dancer of today needs to be physically prepared for the stress on the body that a performing life entails. Pilates and Conditioning for Dancers is a practical guide to exercises designed specifically for dance students and professionals alike. The focus on how to choose exercises that suit the individual offers dancers the freedom to optimize their performance potential in a flexible environment.

Key topics include:

  • Core Control
  • Turnout
  • The Healthy Spine
  • Footwork
  • Jumpint and Landing

This new book covers each area of the body, relating the exercises closely to dance technique and providing movement solutions for dancers of all styles and at all stages of their performing career.

'The Royal Ballet has flourished in no small part thanks to the invaluable wisdom of Jane Paris. Her vast experience as a dancer and Pilates practitioner is distilled here in the most lucid and welcoming manner to make this book essential reading for aspiring and professional dancers alike, as well as for their teachers.' Kevin O'Hare, Director, The Royal Ballet

RRP: £18.99

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