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Leap into the world of a ballet dancer! In this engaging nonfiction book, readers learn about the history of this art form as well as what a ballet dancer does to get ready for a performance. With informational text, vibrant photographs, a sample schedule of ballet dancer's day, a look at ballet positions, and simple, clear text, readers learn about the basics of ballet and that this beautiful art form takes a lot of hard work and dedication.
What does it mean to be able to move? The Aging Body in Dance brings together leading scholars and artists from a range of backgrounds to investigate cultural ideas of movement and beauty, expressiveness and agility.
Contributors focus on Euro-American and Japanese attitudes towards aging and performance, including studies of dancers from Yvonne Rainer, Martha Graham and Anna Halprin to Kazuo Ohno and Kikuo Tomoeda, and directors such as Romeo Castellucci. They draw a fascinating comparison between the youth-oriented Western culture and dance cultures such as that of Japan's, where aging dancers are celebrated as part of the country's living heritage.
The first cross-cultural study of its kind, The Aging Body in DanceÂ offers an invaluable resource for scholars and practitioners interested in global dance cultures and their differing responses to the world's aging population.
This book portrays the author's journey and experience in learning Indian classical dance. This accounts her thoughts, dilemma, distractions, inspirations and preparations for Arangetram. This book contains all the events from first dance to the performance of Arangetram. She believes her write-up will guide the parents and help the aspiring young minds to learn an art based on their passion. This book is highly helpful and may act as a reference for young aspiring dancers.
An up-to-date, revised edition of the complete, practical guide to designing and implementing effective compensation plans<br> <br> A compensation package should be more than just the means to attract and retain talented executives. The right kind of plan can give your company a powerful strategic advantage. In Paying for Performance, Second Edition, consultants at Mercer Human Resource Consulting, Inc., one of the world's leading human resources consulting firms, give you the tools and techniques you need to design and implement a highly effective compensation program that will sharpen your company's competitive edge for years to come.<br> <br> The book also shows you how to understand shareholder expectations, government regulation, and a host of business and human resources issues. Paying for Performance, Second Edition:<br> * Describes best practices used at America's top-performing companies<br> * Offers proven pay-for-performance tools for addressing current and future pay issues<br> * Uses case studies drawn from extensive Mercer Human Resource Consulting, Inc. research<br> * Addresses the special issues affecting pay-for-performance in not-for-profits<br> * Presents expert advice on managing talent and competencies to maximize performance<br> * Addresses the regulatory issues that affect executive compensation<br> * Covers everything from base pay to annual and long-term compensation
Where does 'the self' in 'myself' begin and end? And what do ideas of 'spirit' tell us about the nature of human selfhood? To investigate these poorly understood matters, veteran anthropologist, neo-shaman and paranormal healer Roy Willis spent five months in a remote part of northern Zambia exploring human consciousness in a fascinating and sometimes terrifying series of adventures.
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