The Bolero School is a book for both ballet and Spanish dancers, and a journey through the history of the fascinating country of Spain with its vibrant culture and people. The author endeavours to unlock and explain the many mysteries that surround this dance form for teachers, historians, and lay readers. The connection to ballet is explored, as is the school's distinction from ballet, that makes it so unique. The historical progression and significance of the school and its regional roots are traced, and the book contains biographies of Spanish dancers and teachers who have been connected with the bolero school through the ages. In addition, the steps and dances of the school and its fore-runners have been codified and their roots explained.