Ballet: Beyond the Basics by Sandra Noll Hammond

By Sandra Noll Hammond

The transparent writing sort, bright analogies, and illustrations that express flow come alive are between many positive aspects that make Ballet: past the fundamentals a confirmed, indispensible advisor. the wealthy historic culture of ballet is foundational to Hammond’s method of supporting intermediate ballet students—those who're accustomed to simple ballet terminology, comprehend right physique placement, and will simply practice uncomplicated concepts— extend their technical improvement and creative development. even if written to motivate scholars and lecturers who take care of the main demanding section of ballet education, skilled dancers looking to refresh their wisdom and increase their point of feat can take advantage of Hammond’s trustworthy, undying advice.

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Exotic Visions in Marketing Theory and Practice by Alf H. Walle

By Alf H. Walle

An anthropologist, folklorist, and literary critic along with being a advertising professor, Alf H. Walle takes a refreshingly interdisciplinary examine the effect of contemporary social notion upon advertising and marketing and social examine. Tracing key principles again to their highbrow roots, Walle exhibits how the evolution of social concept, and the controversies it has engendered, can and may remodel the best way dealers process shoppers. He offers a theoretic underpinning for qualitative shopper examine and provides a lucid theoretical and methodological review for qualitative tools in advertising, examine that parallels what others, resembling Shelby Hunt, have supplied for clinical equipment in advertising. His booklet is a provocative, considerate, and probing learn of qualitative social concept and its vital contributions to advertising and buyer study. it really is of worth to either practitioners and lecturers. Arguing that the social structural tools were principally missed, Walle rehabilitates this common technique and compares it to poststructural alternatives.

Walle indicates that to appreciate the evolution of contemporary social idea, one needs to come to grips with the paintings of 3 towering pioneers: Immanuel Kant, Friedrich Hegel, and Karl Marx, and that researchers needs to comprehend and savor the contributions and effect of pioneers with a view to stay away from the myopic imaginative and prescient of our personal time. Praising Hegel's metaphor of cultures as dwelling organisms and his forging of the concept that we now name nationwide personality, Walle issues to Hegel because the pioneering social structuralist and because the guy who, as a damaging instance, encouraged the poststructuralists to motion. Walle ends with a good reasoned research of poststructural notion in marketing-consumer examine, and means that clash theory--an replacement to poststructural tools that developed from social structural roots--is usually extra applicable than poststructural research in advertising and buyer examine. concerning either clash thought and poststructural research to the particular wishes of promoting customer researchers, Exotic Visions in advertising concept and Practice offers targeted, useful insights if you educate marketplace examine in addition to practitioners who pursue it for a living.

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Dramaturgy in Motion: At Work on Dance and Movement by Katherine Profeta

By Katherine Profeta

Dramaturgy in Motion innovatively examines the paintings of the dramaturg in modern dance and flow functionality. Katherine Profeta, a operating dramaturg for greater than fifteen years, shifts the point of interest from asking “Who is the dramaturg?” to “What does the dramaturg imagine about?”

            Profeta explores 5 arenas for the dramaturg’s attention—text and language, examine, viewers, circulate, and interculturalism. Drawing on her prolonged collaboration with choreographer and visible artist Ralph Lemon, she grounds her considering in real rehearsal-room examples and situates perform inside of theoretical discourse approximately modern dramaturgy. relocating among concept and perform, be aware and circulate, query and resolution till those differences blur, she develops the foundational suggestion of dramaturgical exertions as a top quality of motion.

            Dramaturgy in Motion might be important to practitioners and students attracted to the tactics of making modern dance and stream performance—particularly artists brooding about what it'd be prefer to collaborate with a dramaturg and dramaturgs brooding about what it'd be prefer to collaborate on flow functionality. The publication also will attract these intrigued via the paintings of Lemon and his collaborators, to which Profeta turns many times to spread the thorny questions and wealthy merits of dramaturgical labor.

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Femininity, Feminism and Recreational Pole Dancing by Kerry Griffiths

By Kerry Griffiths

This booklet explores the phenomenon of pole dancing as an more and more renowned health and relaxation task for ladies. It strikes past past debates surrounding the empowering or degrading nature of pole dancing periods, and as an alternative explores the complexities of those techniques and highlights that girls partaking during this perform can't be visible as one dimensional.

Femininity, Feminism and leisure Pole Dancing

explores the development, negotiation and presentation of a gendered and classed identification and self via participation in pole dancing, the that means of pole dancing as a health perform for ladies, and the suggestions of neighborhood and friendship as constructed via sessions. utilizing empirical study, the ebook uncovers the tales and stories of the ladies who perform those periods, and examines what the mainstreaming of this kind of sexualised dance capability for the ladies who perform it. Pole dancing is proven to be a convention during which woman identities are negotiated, played and enacted and this publication positions pole dancing as an task which either reinforces but additionally offers a few problem to rules of feminism and femininity for the ladies that take part. Women's participation in pole dancing is defined in a discourse of selection and keep watch over, but this ebook argues that the choice to take part is a bit built via the ads of those sessions as permitting ladies to create a selected fascinating self, that is perpetuated all through our tradition because the ‘ideal’. Exploring the ways that girls try and deal with impressions and current themselves as ‘respectable’, the ebook examines how ladies desire to dis-identify with either girls who paintings as strippers and ladies who're feminist, seeing either identities as contradictory to the female photo that they pursue. The e-book explores the skill of those periods to provide girls a few emotions of organization yet demanding situations the concept that engaging in pole dancing can provide collective empowerment. The booklet finally argues that women’s participation might be considered either when it comes to their lively engagement and pleasure of those sessions and when it comes to the constructions and pressures which proceed to form their lives.

This well timed book explores the complexity of the pole dancing phenomenon and highlights a variety of questions surrounding this task as a rest shape. it will likely be a precious contribution to these drawn to women’s and gender reviews, cultural stories, feminism, sociology and relaxation studies.

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The Finis Jhung Ballet Technique: A Guide for Teachers and by Finis Jhung

By Finis Jhung

THE FINIS JHUNG BALLET strategy: A consultant for lecturers & scholars moment version up to date and higher than ever! We’ve made the workout directions extra distinct, and the supplementary fabric has been reworded for brevity and readability. The Finis Jhung Ballet procedure: A consultant for academics and scholars concentrates at the necessities for absolute and complex beginners—of any age and physique type—with an eye fixed towards natural move common sense. along with count-by-count directions for each workout, the writer has fleshed out every one workout with time-tested, point-by-point descriptions and in-depth analyses of workouts, which clarify the mechanics of stream and may make it easier to flip secret into mastery. learn how to spot hassle sooner than it occurs. remedy these nagging technical difficulties which plague even the main complex scholars. The booklet offers exact notes on each workout proven within the first 4 DVDs of The Finis Jhung Ballet process sequence: point 1 Barrework, point 1 Centerwork, point 2 Barrework, and point 2 Centerwork. additionally incorporated are step by step notes at the six crucial stretches and core-strengthening workouts from the DVD Ballet Plus, in addition to first six routines within the paintings of training Turns DVD and the 1st 5 workouts within the paintings of training Jumps DVD. even if you employ the e-book by myself or with its significant other DVDs, we're convinced you will discover the solutions for your unanswered questions.

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Making Global Health Care Innovation Work: Standardization by N. Engel,I. Van Hoyweghen,A. Krumeich,Ine Van Hoyweghen

By N. Engel,I. Van Hoyweghen,A. Krumeich,Ine Van Hoyweghen

worldwide healthiness contains, between many stuff the intensified traveling of individuals, assets, applied sciences, wisdom, criteria, and ideas. This ebook describes what occurs while options are transferred to new settings: What paintings is required to cause them to paintings, but additionally how they alter the environment into which they're introduced.

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Yosemite Fire Part 2 by Roy Evans

By Roy Evans

whilst Roger Littlejohn; a unmarried father and member of the army used to be killed in a random terrorist assault whereas exiting the NCO membership in Frankfurt, Germany his cousin Tad Reynolds grew to become the reputable father or mother of his 3 sons. Tad and his accomplice, Jere West, had simply lower back from choosing up the lads and have been bringing them again to the states to start a brand new existence in Arkansas. swap was once no stranger to thirty-one-year outdated Tad. because of a kinfolk lack of his personal he were moved from a seashore group in northern California to his mother's kin dwelling house in Arkansas at a tender age. on the time he was once quite a few years older than the triplets have been now. He used to be now heading the Lawson extended family and in command of all of the company curiosity for the kinfolk. Yosemite hearth is the mirrored image that Tad has approximately existence as a teenage member of a big nuclear family and the way they'd reached this aspect. half 2 keeps Tad's tale as he's moved from Morgan Bay, California to Lawson, Arkansas. He has to develop up speedy as he's the oldest male of his iteration and many management accountability was once to fall on his shoulders. it's the tale of ways he interacts along with his cousins and the 3 teenage boys the kin takes in after family members losses in their personal. We watch him fall in love and at last work out that there relatively is a giant distinction among dedication and friendship.

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Danseuse étoile (Musique) (French Edition) by Agnès Letestu,Gérard Mannoni

By Agnès Letestu,Gérard Mannoni

La danseuse étoile Agnès Letestu a marqué les plus grands rôles par l. a. profondeur et l’originalité de ses interprétations, à l’Opéra de Paris et sur les scènes les plus prestigieuses, du Bolchoï à los angeles Scala, de Tokyo à Cuba... Elle a mis son extraordinaire virtuosité au provider des personnages qu’elle a incarnés, des plus directement passionnels et figuratifs, comme los angeles Dame aux camélias ou Giselle, aux abstractions des créations contemporaines.

Danseuse, créatrice de costumes, professeur, Agnès Letestu livre dans cet ouvrage écrit avec Gérard Mannoni un vaste propos sur l. a. danse : les années d’apprentissage mais aussi l’enseignement, le rapport du psychological et du body, les grands rôles, le corps comme ami et comme ennemi, les family members avec les chorégraphes... Rarement une très grande danseuse s’était livrée ainsi, avec tant de franchise, de finesse et d’intelligence.

Gérard Mannoni est critique musical et chorégraphique depuis plus de quarante ans, pour los angeles presse écrite et pour l. a. radio. Il est l’auteur d’un yes nombre d’ouvrages de référence sur l. a. danse et les danseurs, dont, chez Buchet/Chastel, Les Grandes Étoiles du XXe siècle (2014) et Les Grands Chorégraphes du XXe siècle (2015).

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Dancing Bodies of Devotion: Fluid Gestures in Bharata Natyam by Katherine C. Zubko

By Katherine C. Zubko

Dancing our bodies of Devotion: Fluid Gestures in Bharata Natyam examines how Bharata Natyam, a historically Hindu storytelling dance shape, strikes throughout spiritual obstacles via either incorporating choreography on Buddhist, Christian, Muslim, and Jain subject matters and the pluralistic identities of members. Dancers traverse spiritual obstacles by means of reformulating a classy beginning in response to performative instead of completely textual understandings of rasa, conventionally outlined as a formulation for the way to bodily craft emotion on level. during the ethnographic case experiences of this quantity, dancers of Bharata Natyam innovatively reveal how the rasa of devotion (bhakti rasa), unusually absent from vintage dance-related texts, serves because the pivotal framework for increasing all alone interreligious thematic and interpretive percentages. In modern Bharata Natyam, bhakti rasa is not only approximately bettering spiritual adventure; in its place, those dancers choreographically adapt quite a few spiritual identities and concepts so as to emphasize pluralistic cultural and moral dimensions of their paintings. in the course of the dancing physique, a number of spiritual and secular interpretations fluidly co-exist.

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Your Body as the Creation of Consciousness by Patty Alfonso

By Patty Alfonso

Born and raised in Puerto Rico, Patty Alfonso grew up in an upper-middle type Latin domestic. A probably ideal relatives at the outdoor, they'd every thing cash may possibly purchase. past the veil of perfection, a controlling mom and an alcoholic father created a early life jam-packed with worry, rage and lacking items of time.

At a tender age, Patty realized what used to be the “right” option to behave in her kin. She created a tiny little field the place she filled her goals, her wants and her internal hearth. Over 20 years of hiding led her to abusive relationships, medicinal drugs and consuming. finally Patty knew she could die if she stored deciding upon this path.

From hiding to self-discovery, Your physique because the construction of Consciousness, is an intimate examine one woman’s trip from selecting small to exploding out of the field and right into a existence past her wildest dreams.

Patty has superbly intertwined a trip of every thing she’s realized through the years to motivate us to be the very good, empowered, beings we really got here right here to be.

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