Un corps de danseuse
Un programme d'exercices inspiré de l'entraînement que suivent les danseurs de ballet, mais accessible à tous ! Une méthode qui combine Pilates, barre au sol et étirements, idéale pour renforcer ou allonger son corps ; bref sculpter sa silhouette et obtenir un vrai corps de danseuse !
NYC Ballet Workout
New York City Ballet Workout is a revolutionary fitness program that will help you begin to develop lean abs, firm buttocks, a contoured waist, sculpted legs, slim thighs, strong arms, perfect posture, flexbility you never thought possible--and grace and poice of a dancer. More than three hundred stunning step-by-step and other photographs throughout make this the most beautiful and easy-to-use exercise book ever created.This elegant book is unlike any exercise book ever published. Graced with more than 300 instructional exercise photographs and extraordinary duotone portraits of New York City Ballet dancers, The New York City Ballet Workout explores the company's philosophy of balancing art, life, and fitness. By combining elements of New York City Ballet's balletic regimen with practical strength-building exercises, The New York City Ballet Workout can help people achieve a strong, graceful, and flexible body--one that displays the impeccable poise that is the trademark of New York City Ballet dancers. Many exercises of The New York City Ballet Workout were once confined to the world's elite rehearsal studios. Now, as refined by Peter Martins and his company, these exercises have been designed as a comprehensive, holistic approach to the body that can be used by anyone from the out-of-shape to the serious athlete, to attain a lean, hard, beautiful body. From flexibility to endurance, this is a complete exercise program for men and women.
Pilates for Life
Get the body you want with Darcey Bussell's Pilates for Life Firm, slim stomach. Fantastic posture. Strong, lean muscles. Clear, relaxed mind. Just four of the amazing results you will see and feel if you take up Pilates. And who better to introduce you to this fabulous form of exercise than a woman who has practised Pilates as part of her professional training ever since the beginning of her incredible ballet career? Darcey is passionate about Pilates and her introduction to the core programme is the easiest, clearest and most encouraging available. Beautifully designed throughout and immensely practical in its detailed attention to each exercise, it is the perfect combination - aspirational and achievable. Ballet dancer and Strictly Come Dancing judge Darcey Bussell quite simply loves it, and anyone who picks up the Pilates for Life will too. Darcey Bussell was trained at the Royal Ballet school and was later employed by the Royal Ballet. She was promoted to the rank of Principal Dancer and is recongnised as one of the greatest British ballerinas of all time. Since retiring, she has replaced Alesha Dixon on the Strictly Come Dancing judging panel for the 2012 series.
As a very young girl, Polina Oulinov is taken on as a special pupil by the famous ballet teacher Professor Bojinsky. He is very demanding and refuses to adapt his standards to the talents of his pupils, and Polina has to work hard and make great sacrifices in order to reach the level Bojinsky senses she has the talent for. When she graduates and is admitted to the official theatre school, she discovers that Bojinsky’s view of ballet is only one of many and that she can’t adapt to new rules, new visions. She flees Russia for Berlin, where she meets a group of drama students. Together they create a new form of theatre – and conquer the world. Brilliantly drawn, Polina is a moving and intimate story of self-discovery. It confirms Bastien Vivès as one of the most exciting talents at work in the graphic novel field today.
Strength Training Anatomy
A best-seller now features more than 600 full-color illustrations--adding 48 pages of new exercises and stretches for each of the major muscle groups--to give readers an understanding of how muscles perform while training, in a resource that combines the detail of top anatomy texts with the best of strength training advice. Original.
Holly and the Rose Garden
"Holly is in the middle of a ballet class when she is whisked away to Enchantia. She lands in a beautiful garden where a man is picking a white rose. The story of Beauty and the Beast is being played out before her eyes! But something seems to be going horribly wrong..."--Cover.
Body By Simone
In Body By Simone, Simone De La Rue, the personal trainer for some of the hottest bodies in Hollywood, shares her fitness secrets and teaches women how to achieve an A-list body using her fun and unique strength training and cardio workouts. Considered the "next Tracy Anderson," Simone De La Rue has created a total body workout—a unique fusion of Pilates, bar method, strength training, and cardio dance moves—for women looking to lose weight, tone up, change up their routine, lose baby weight, or exercise while recovering from an injury. Her workouts are fast-paced, fun, and targeted for the muscle groups women most want to tone: arms, abs, glutes, and thighs. Filled with nearly 200 gorgeous color photos, Body By Simone features Simone’s eight-week plan that incorporates her dance-based cardio workouts and signature strength training moves. Here are workouts for all levels—beginning, intermediate, and advanced—and a self-assessment test to choose the right plan for you. Simone offers a breakdown for each week and a schedule for each day, including an overview of the week’s goals and challenges. Each week builds on the next to keep you challenged and engaged, and see the results you want. To boost weight loss and metabolism as well as naturally detox the body, Simone also provides a 7-day kick-start cleanse complete with recipes for simple meals, juices, and smoothies.
A visionary, mystic, lover, leader, dancer, artist, teacher and theorist - Rudolf Laban was all of these. This is the story of his extraordinary life, a life ultimately bound up with the political, social and cultural upheavals that formed the turbulent backdrop of modern Europe.