Conditioning for Dance : Training for Peak Performance in All Dance Forms, Paperback

Conditioning for Dance : Training for Peak Performance in All Dance Forms Paperback

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This volume features 102 imagery exercises paired with dance-specific exercises to help maximize body-mind conditioning and develop more fluid mobility, balance, and tension release.

The book culminates with a 20-minute, full-body barre workout routine designed to help dancers warm up, condition, and refine their dance technique.

You'll learn how to execute lifelong dance skills that give power without the risk of injuries.

By working the muscles through movements and ranges of motion that approximate the demands of your chosen dance form, you directly enrich your performance capabilities. And as you strengthen the body's core, stretch to gain just the right amount of flexibility, and incorporate the power of the mind, you unleash your full artistic and physical potential.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 248 pages, 200 black & white illustrations, 168 black & white halftones
  • Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Dance
  • ISBN: 9780736041560



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This is great! Lots of awesome visualizations and discussions of dance and dance practice. I like the emphasis on bettering your dance practice and also finding more joy in it.