Ballroom dancing has seldom been more popular. Across the nation, dance classes are packed and we're all longing to be able to move like Fred and Ginger. This is the book to show you how. It's a comprehensive, accessible and, most importantly, fun guide to ballroom dancing that will enable everyone to take the floor with ease and style. There is a chapter devoted to each of the main dances. Diagrams, specially-commissioned step-by-step photographs and clear instructions will help you to master the steps and sequences. There is also background information on the dances and their history, iconic images of dances and dancers from famous films (from Top Hat and High Society to Dirty Dancing and Moulin Rouge), and lists of contemporary songs that you can practise to. How about trying the waltz to Norah Jones' Come Away With Me, or the samba to The Gypsy Kings' Bamboleo? Let's Dance also features a comprehensive directory of dance schools, holidays, teachers, publications, clothing shops, shoe suppliers and websites. This is ballroom dancing made easy, contemporary, sexy and fun -- without losing any of its history or magic. You'll have the expertise and confidence you need to light up the floor -- Let's Dance! The dances include: Foxtrot Rock 'n' Roll Cha Cha Cha Waltz Rumba Quickstep Jive Tango Samba Disco
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Lyndon Wainwright is a regular contributor to Dance Today! magazine. A professional dancer, he has danced in every dance venue of note and performed to every major dance band, including those led by Edmundo Ros and Victor Silvester. He is the holder of a string of ballroom dancing awards, and has held a number of key positions in dance organisations, including Honorary Secretary to the International Dance Teachers' Association.
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Book Description Collins, London, 2005. Decorative Hardbound, ... Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. 0007212801 256 pages. Numerous color photographs and illustrations includes CD. Small felt pen mark at bottom page edges. U.S. orders are shipped from Lewiston, NY location. Bookseller Inventory # 020896
Book Description Harpercollins Reference, 2005. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0007212801