Conditioning for Dance

Conditioning for Dance

Even the best sense of rhythm, the most careful technical training, and the most astute dance intuition aren’t enough to make a dancer truly excel; you also need focused strength, balance, and flexibility to execute the movements with power and grace. Conditioning for Dance improves your technique and performance in all dance forms by strengthening the body’s core (abdominal and back muscles) while improving coordination, balance, and alignment and optimizing flexibility. The result is more lift without tension, deeper pliés, higher jumps with less effort, tighter turns, and improved extension and turnout.

Conditioning for Dance is the result of years of practical experience combined with scientific and anatomical analysis. Author Eric Franklin is an internationally known dancer, teacher, choreographer, and writer. His innovative, proven techniques will help you execute key dance skills better as you Continue reading

Just Dance 4 – Nintendo Wii

Just Dance 4 – Nintendo Wii

Throw the ultimate party with Just Dance 4!

The latest edition of the record-breaking franchise takes the party to a whole new level of fun, with over 40 all-new chart-topping hits, the coolest dances and unique features for every platform.

Just Dance 4 is your ticket to the best new music with over 40 tracks from a variety of top artists, popular genres and hot billboard songs like “Good Feeling” by Flo Rida, and “Moves like Jagger” by Maroon 5 ft. Christina Aguilera. The tracklist also features legendary artists such as Barry White and The B-52’s to get the whole family up and moving. Continue reading

Dance Anatomy (Sports Anatomy)

Dance Anatomy (Sports Anatomy)

Powerful, expressive, and compelling! Now you can see what it takes to be a stronger, more elegant dancer. Featuring over 200 full-color illustrations, Dance Anatomy visually depicts the unique relationship between muscle development and aesthetic movement as never before.

Dance Anatomy features 82 of the most effective dance, movement, and performance exercises, each designed to promote perfect alignment, improved placement, proper breathing, and prevention of common injuries. In stunning detail, the accompanying illustration captures the dancer in motion and highlights the active muscles associated with each movement. Continue reading

Dance Central 3

Dance Central 3

The #1 selling dance franchise for Kinect is back! With Dance Central 3, you’ll travel back through time to learn the best dance crazes from across the ages, including disco moves of the 70’s, hip-hop moves from the 80s and the hottest moves on the dance floor today – all set to an electrifying soundtrack of 45 chart-topping dance hits. More friends can get in on the fun than ever before with a new multiplayer party mode for up to 8 players – jump right into the game and get everyone dancing! Hot new moves, today’s top songs, and more ways to play– this fall own the dance floor with Dance Central 3, only on Kinect for Xbox 360. Continue reading

Element: Ballet Conditioning

Element: Ballet Conditioning

For someone that has tried just about every home workout genre out there. This DVD finally offers something that is refreshingly new to my living room! This workout is ideal for those who have danced for years and people that have never even tried on a pair of ballet slippers. The DVD is simple to pick up, and challenging to get through. The filming is elegant and the instruction is far from the cheesy power workout “motivation” that irritate me so much. After you’ve completed this workout, you feel like you’ve, not only toned up, but also learned a few things! For someone that has grown tired of the home workout video, this couldn’t have come at a better time! Continue reading