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Essential Guide to Ballroom Dance

Essential Guide to Ballroom Dance
Essential Guide to Ballroom Dance
Ballroom dancing has become an increasingly popular pastime for all ages, inspired in recent years by reality TV dance programmes throughout the world. As one of the most inclusive dance genres, it offers both a social and competitive outlet for every ability. The Essential Guide to Ballroom Dance offers a comprehensive study of the main ballroom dance styles, including the Waltz, Foxtrot, Quickstep and Tango. With clear step-by-step instructions and 150 colour photographs, this is an ideal companion for the beginner ballroom dancer. Topics covered include: A brief history and development of ballroom dancing A beginner's guide to partnerships, positioning and footwork Dance-specific techniques, steps and routines The mechanics, application and fundamentals of movement Advanced techniques Musicality and choreography Exercises, diet and nutrition AUTHORS: Janet Cunningham-Clayton is a former Senior British Ballroom Champion and has acquired over twenty-five years of dancing experience. She is a UKA qualified dance teacher, and holds a BAWLA certificate in physical training and ITEC in physiology and massage. She now teaches dance workshops in UK and Europe. Malcolm Fernandes has over thirty years of experience in the ballroom dance industry, with a particular specialism in music. He hosts dances in the UK and internationally, promoting current and former world champions, as well as managing a social dance programme through his company - ww.mrwonderfuldancing.com. 132 colour photographs 26 line drawings
Book Type and Author
Author Janet Cunningham-Clayton
Book Type Paperback / softback
Book Specifications
Height 246
Width 189
$64.99
  • Stock: In Stock
  • Model: 9781785005978
  • ISBN: 9781785005978

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