"Finding Balance: Fitness, Health, and Training for a Lifetime in Dance "gives an overview of issues faced by all performing dancers: injury and treatment; technique and training; fitness; nutrition and diet; and career management. The text includes both easy-to-read overviews of each topic and "profiles" of well known dancers and how they have coped with these issues.
The new edition includes:
- Updated and new profiles
- Expanded injury and injury treatment information
- Updated dance science and physiology findings, and new references
- Updated diet guidelines
- Expanded and updated "Taking Control" section
It concludes with a list of selected dance/arts medicine clinics, a bibliography, glossary, and text notes.
"Berardi's invaluable work will enable dancers to make wise decisions about caring for themselves."
-Francia Russell, Artistic Director, Pacific/Northwest Ballet
""Finding Balance is a book that can be read by all from the novice to advanced dancer, the administrator, choreographer, and the teacher. The information is valuable and essential and written in a style that is interesting and informative."
-Journal of Dance Medicine and Science, 2004
"Gigi Berardi shares her passion for the arts and what it takes to follow a dream."
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