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Ballroom Dancing for Fun

Author : Jennifer Blizin Gillis
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Describes the history and development of ballroom dancing as both a pastime and a sport, and explains how to do the most popular dances.

Ballroom Dancing

Author : Joan Freese
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"Describes ballroom dancing, including history, training, moves, and competition"--Provided by publisher.

Ballroom Dancing

Author : Alex Moore
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A guide to ballroom dancing. It includes all the main ballroom dances, along with versions of most dances approved for championships. There are diagrams showing every step from both the male and female perspective. This tenth edition is revised and updated.

Ballroom Dancing Year Book

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The Sexual Politics of Ballroom Dancing

Author : Vicki Harman
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This book presents an engaging sociological investigation into how gender is negotiated and performed in ballroom and Latin dancing that draws on extensive ethnographic research, as well as the author’s own experience as a dancer. It explores the key factors underpinning the popularity of this leisure activity and highlights what this reveals more broadly about the nature of gender roles at the current time. The author begins with an overview of its rich social history and shifting class status, establishing the context within which contemporary masculinities and femininities in this community are explored. Real and imagined gendered traditions are examined across a range of dancer experiences that follows the trajectory of a typical learner: from finding a partner, attending lessons and forming networks, through to taking part in competitions. The analysis of these narratives creates a nuanced picture of a dance culture that is empowering, yet also highly consumerist and image-conscious; a highly ritualised set of practices that both reinstate and transgress gender roles. This innovative contribution to the feminist leisure literature will appeal to students and scholars of anthropology, dance, sport, gender, cultural and media studies.

Ballroom Dancing Handbook Unlock the Mysteries of Ballroom Dancing

Author : Janet Morgan
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5 Sneaky Ballroom Dancing Tips There are hundreds of ballrooms in the United States and throughout the world. There has been a renewed interest in holding weddings, and other important occasions in a luxuriant ballroom setting. In this ebook learn everything about: - Media Coverage of Ballroom Dancing - Music for Ballroom Dancing - Types of Ballroom Dancing - and More GRAB YOUR COPY TODAY!

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Ballroom Dancing

Author : Jeffrey Allen
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Ballroom dancing is back! And now anyone can move like a pro. Includes step-by-step photos, footwork illustrations, and instruction covering all the common ballroom dances. The #1 selling ballroom dancing book. Includes hundreds of illustrations and instructions Allen is a renowned, award-winning ballroom-dance teacher

Craig Revel Horwood s Ballroom Dancing

Author : Craig Revel Horwood
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Is this the right book for me? Whether you are an absolute beginner, a Strictly Come Dancing wannabe or simply want a fun way to get fit, Craig Revel Horwood's guide to ballroom dancing offers something for everyone. Learn how to become a ballroom babe or a Latin lover as Craig shows you all the basic moves in a fun, lively and straightforward way. Easy-to-follow instructions and illustrations will help you to learn numerous dances, including the traditional foxtrot, waltz, and tango as well as the more modern mambo, rumba and samba. Each section of dance provides lots of suggestions for great music to strut your stuff to, with helpful tips from Craig to encourage you to practice until you have truly mastered your moves. Learn effortlessly with a new easy-to-read page design and interactive features: Not got much time? One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started. Author insights Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience. Test yourself Tests in the book and online to keep track of your progress. Extend your knowledge Extra online articles to give you a richer understanding of the subject. Five things to remember Quick refreshers to help you remember the key facts. Try this Innovative exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to use it.

Basic Ballroom Dancing for Women

Author : E. Holbird
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This concise early work was compiled to give female beginners an outline of the basic steps of Ballroom Dancing, contains much information that is still useful to today's dancer. Illustrated with step diagrams. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.

Ballroom Boogie Shimmy Sham Shake

Author : Julie Malnig
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Examining social and popular dance forms from a variety of critical and cultural perspectives

Ballroom Dance and Glamour

Author : Jonathan S. Marion
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As the continued success of Dancing with the Stars and Strictly Come Dancing reveals, the appetite for ballroom remains insatiable around the world. Ballroom Dance and Glamour offers a fascinating window into the global phenomenon of competitive dance. Including vibrant photographs and commentary, this book showcases the extraordinary costumes, glamorous dancers and elegance of the sport. Based on years of research at international competitions, esteemed anthropologist, photographer and ballroom dancer Jonathan S. Marion provides a unique insight into this performance art, outlining the history and basics of ballroom and explaining its huge appeal today. Offering a visual journey into the world of dance, Ballroom Dance and Glamour illuminates the beauty, skill, intensity and passion of this sport. Written in a lively and accessible manner, Ballroom Dance and Glamour will delight all dancers, dance and fashion enthusiasts and anyone captivated by the skill and glamour of ballroom dance.

Bodies of the Text

Author : Ellen W. Goellner
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Dance and literary studies have traditionally been at odds: dancers and dance critics have understood academic analysis to be overly invested in the mind at the expense of body signification; literary critics and theorists have seen dance studies as anti-theoretical, even anti-intellectual.

Beginning Ballroom

Author : Matt Barber
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Here it is! The ballroom book You ́ve been looking for! Beginning Ballroom: Why’s, Do’s, Don’ts, and Shoes is the user manual for all those who want to get the most out of their ballroom dance lessons. Whether You’re curious about the ballroom culture, the history of the dances, how to practice, how competitions work, or just what all this talk of rhythm and smooth is all about, Beginning Ballroom explains it all without teaching a single step. If You’re a ballroom student of any level, Beginning Ballroom is required reading!

Warning Ballroom Dancing

Author : Thomasarnold Publishing
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This notebook is great for a teen girl, bestie, daughter, niece, wife, mother, sister, female co-worker who is in need of encouragement and inspiration! It is also a wonderful gift for women who are facing or have faced battles. A thoughtful way to remind them to hold on; pain ends. Better than inspirational or motivational bracelets for women, teen girls, I am the storm bracelet, I am enough ring sterling silver, msw bracelet, keep funking going bracelet womens. Black Page Notebook/Journal with Lined and Blank Pages: 6 x 9 Inch Notebook with 110 Pages.

Strictly Ballroom

Author : Liisa Hammond
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I Just Really Like Ballroom Dancing Ok

Author : Ballroom Dancing Lover Funny Journals
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Are you looking for the best christmas gift for your family or friends who love ballroom dancing and it's their big passion? You may not find such nice thematic present to put under the Christmas Tree This beautiful ballroom dancing notebook is a funny gift idea for every ballroom dancing lover you know. They can use it daily, writing down their thoughts, important things, homework or use it as diary. 120 white lined pages in very compact size of 6x9 inches with space for all crucial notes you need to write down about your life, work, dreams - whatever you want. Simple and nice ballroom dancing lover notebook with funny design saying: I just really like ballroom dancing Ok?. It's the best Christmas Gift Idea for every person who really loves ballroom dancing.

Ballroom

Author : Jonathan S. Marion
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Competitive ballroom is much more than a style of dance. Rather, it is a continually evolving and increasingly global social and cultural arena of fashion, performance, art, sport, gender, and more. Ballroom explores the intersection of dance cultures, dress, and the body. the book presents the author's experiences at a range of international dance events in Europe, the US and UK, as well as featuring the views of individual dancers. Ballroom shows how dancing influences mind and body alike. For students of anthropology, dance, cultural, and performance studies, this book provides an ethnographic picture of how dancers and others live their lives both on and off the dance floor.

Dancing Around the World With Mike and Barbara Bivona

Author : Michael Bivona
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From Buenos Aires to Paris to New Orleans, Mike and Barbara Bivona have traveled and danced throughout the world. And in this memoir and travelogue, these two dance aficionados share their adventures and experiences. Ballroom dancers for more than twenty years, the Bivonas have traveled extensively while honing their dancing skills and meeting fellow dancers. Dancing Around the World with Mike and Barbara Bivona provides detailed accounts of their experiences in Argentina, Paris, Hawaii, Italy, the Catskill Mountains of New York, the Caribbean, and South Florida, as well as other destinations. This account not only includes dancing details, but also shares the history and flavor of the exciting locales they have visited. Augmented with photographs, Dancing Around the World with Mike and Barbara Bivona also includes background information on the art of ballroom dancing, a few dance lessons, biographies of select dancers who have performed on the television show Dancing with the Stars, current ballroom dancing philosophy, and information about the intellectual benefits gained from dancing.

Marilyn Hotchkiss Ballroom Dancing and Charm School

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A Musical Romance starring Academy Award Winner Marisa Tomei, Robert Carlyle and John Goodman that premiered at the Sundance Film Festival. Frank has been consumed by grief over his wife's death. But everything changes when he pulls over on a rural highway to help a dying stranger entangled in a car wreck. En route to fulfill a forty-year promise to his childhood sweetheart, the stranger shares a compelling tale of adolescent love replete with first kisses, youthful innocence and ballroom dancing.

I d Rather Be Ballroom Dancing

Author : Rhyeland Gifts
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Grab this blank paperback planner to keep you organized during 2020! The planner includes a year at a glance page, and weekly calendar pages with separate entries for each date. The weekly pages have ample room to list your priorities for the week and to create a weekly to do list. Because it is paperback, it is lightweight and easy to transport. A great gift for any busy individual or professional.