Dance

Why Dance, Why Not - A Book Review on Dancing
Over the years, I've been very impressed with what Sir Ken Robinson has to say about creativity in our schools. He explains the problem with rote memorization, and seems to speak with the aversion that most Americans have with the No Child Left Behind legislation (NCLB). Some of my friends have... more »
Ballroom Dancing - The International Standards
Ballroom Dancing describes partner dances, performed socially or competitively, with prescribed specific movements. It evokes a sense of mystique and elegance if performed socially and of energy and passion when performed competitively.
You Can Dance If You Want To - But This is a Book Review
So, you want to be a dancer do you? Wow, there is so much you must know to perform with the best, and only you will know if you are up for the test. Maybe you could use some inspiration that might help you achieve your dancing goals and dreams. If so, I'd sure like to recommend a very good book to... more »
The Ballet Bible
When I first purchased this book I thought that it would be something fun to share with my students. I collect all things related to dance, knicknacks, posters, DVDshence books.
How to Maintain Emotional Intelligence and Positive Thinking in the Ballet World
Author Deborah Vogel has written many books for the student ballet dancer. Most of them have to do with anatomy, and solving the conflicts between ballet's anatomical farfetchedness and the capabilities of the human body. "Train Your Brain: A Teen's Guide To Well Being" goes beyond tissue and bone... more »
Ballroom Dancing - A Brief History
When you think of Ballroom dancing, you generally think of flowing gowns and dark tuxedos. You also think of beautiful, willowy, women and tall, dark, handsome men waltzing their way around the dance floor. Explore the history of Ballroom Dancing with this article
Dancer By Colum McCann - Book Review
What a terrific book this is. It tells the story of the Russian Tatar dancer Rudolf Nureyev. The man was purportedly born on a train, rumbling down the trans Siberian railroad, and somehow that encapsulates his wandering life. This is the best book I have read this year and yet it can be bought for... more »
Why Does It Take Two to Tango? A Book Review Tango Instructural Dance Book
Do you ever remember your folks or grandparents telling you; "it takes two to tango," meaning that there must be more to the story and more fault of the circumstance to spread around. Often, it was a notification that they were not buying the total story and that the blame ought to be spread around... more »
My Particles Are Dancing!
" Oh sun, rise. Particles are dancing. I see headless, footless spirits dancing with ecstasy. Some are dancing at the dome of the sky. Come close. I'll tell you where they are going."
"Dance of the Heart" by James L Therrian - Book Review
Michael Baldwin is a successful professional dancer who has it all - a great career, a long-term relationship with his lover David, and a brand new lake view house they built together on Lake Michigan. The sudden death of his unbearable dance partner, sets into motion a series of events that makes... more »
Interview with James L Therrian, Author of "Dance of the Heart"
Michael Baldwin is a successful professional dancer who has it all - a great career, a long-term relationship with his lover David, and a brand new lake view house they built together on Lake Michigan. The sudden death of his unbearable dance partner, sets into motion a series of events that makes... more »
Beyond Dancing - Book Review
"Beyond Dancing" was written by 85 year old Anita Bloom Ornoff. Discover how the courage of this handicapped woman taught her to reject a society that tried to tell her no.