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Gaynor Minden "The Ballet Companion" Book
Gaynor Minden "The Ballet Companion" Book

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Gaynor Minden "The Ballet Companion" Book

A ballet student's ultimate reference, "The Ballet Companion" by Eliza Gaynor Minden, is a beautiful and comprehensive up-to-date guide to the technique, training, artistry, and enjoyment of ballet. This book is filled with gorgeous color technique photos of Maria Riccetto and Benjamin Millepied. The Ballet Companion is already a classic as well as the perfect gift for teachers and students of all levels.

Style: GM-BK-C-101
  • Practical advice for getting started, such as selecting a school, getting the most out of class and studio etiquette.
  • Explanations of ballet fundamentals and major training systems.
  • An illustrated guide through ballet class...warm-up, barre, and center floor.
  • Guidelines for safe, healthy dancing through a sensible diet, injury prevention and cross-training with yoga and Pilates.
  • Descriptions of must-see ballets and glossaries of dance, music, and theatre terms.
  • Highlights of ballets rich and lively history.

"This is the very book I would have loved to have discovered when I first started to study ballet." -Allegra Kent, former Principal Dancer, New York City Ballet and author of "Once a Dancer".

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