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Dance Anatomy (Paperback) (Jacqui Greene Haas)

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This illustrated guide presents 82 dance, movement, and performance exercises that promote perfect alignment, improved placement, proper breathing, and prevention of common injuries in dancers. Exercises are organized by body region, with illustrations that include marked anatomy, along with chapters on basic concepts of anatomy, breathing, and whole-body training. There is no bibliography. Haas, a former professional ballet dancer, has been an athletic trainer and director of dance medicine seminars, and treats dancers in physical therapy, postsurgical rehabilitation, and general conditioning. Annotation ©2010 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Following the success of Strength Training Anatomy, Yoga Anatomy, and the entire Anatomy series that has now sold over 1.5 million copies, Dance Anatomy gives ballet, modern, ballroom and jazz dancers a stunning visual perspective on the proper development of muscles, allowing readers to move with more grace and power while avoiding injuries. Over 200 four-color anatomical illustrations highlight major muscles in action while step-by-step instructions convey the perfect posture and form for 82 exercises. Original.
Number of Pages: 195.0
Genre: Performing Arts, Sports + Recreation, Science
Sub-Genre: Training, Dance / General, Life Sciences / Human Anatomy + Physiology
Series Title: Sports Anatomy Series
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Human Kinetics
Author: Jacqui Greene Haas
Language: English
Street Date: March 15, 2010
TCIN: 12027404
UPC: 9780736081931
Item Number (DPCI): 248-33-1181

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