Core Strength & Stability for Dancers (Paperback)
'Core Strength & Stability for Dancers' is the must-have reference for any dancer. With over 300 colour photos showing step-by-step exercises, correct technique, and explanations of what to look for with correct movement and technique. This reference guide is essential to give you the competitive advantage.
It provides proven, practical exercises to help prevent injuries, improve stability in all areas of the body, strengthen the essential core musculature, and increase performance potential. It is a tool no dancer can be without.
Core stability is explained, with detailed instruction on correct activation of the essential core stabilisers, including the pelvic floor.
Hundreds of photos are depicted and explained. Strength and stability are the primary focus, and there is also a section on stretching and a brief introduction to cross training. While the material in this reference guide is targeted at dancers, many exercises can be transferred to other activities such as Pilates, yoga, rehab instructors, fitness instructors, and fitness enthusiasts.
A variety of exercise tools are used, with an explanation on how to use them properly.
Any dancer that wants to dance with minimal risk of injury and maximum potential needs this book. The demanding load on their body of day-in-and-day-out practice and performance requires core strength and stability. This book gives them the strength and stability edge.