A practical guide for starting, maintaining and extending a career in dance, with helpful advice for the beginning or more experienced dancer on everything from diet to the care of injuries to ballet as a business.
Written by a former leading dancer and an authority on sports medicine, the book answers questions on every aspect of a dancer's career:
How can I keep up my strength while keeping down my weight?
Can I have a social life and a full dance schedule?
What are the best methods of warming up and cooling down?
How can I prevent or treat chronic injuries?
This book is for today's dancers with the brightest hopes for healthy and long careers.