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Best Dance Books You Should Enjoy

There are countless Dance courses, tutorials, articles available online, but for some, having a book is still a necessity to learn. This is an up-to-date list of recommended books.

1. Dance Anatomy (2017)

Best Dance Books You Should EnjoyExperience the raw energy and aesthetic beauty of dance as you perfect your technique with Dance Anatomy. Featuring hundreds of full-color illustrations, Dance Anatomy presents more than 100 of the most effective dance, movement, and performance exercises, each designed to promote correct alignment, improved placement, proper breathing, and prevention of common injuries. The exercises are drawn in stunning detail, capturing the dancer in motion and highlighting the active muscles associated with each movement so you can develop and strengthen different areas of the body. You will clearly see…
Author(s): Jacqui Haas

2. First Steps in Teaching Creative Dance to Children (1993)

Best Dance Books You Should EnjoyThis text presents easy-to-follow lesson plans for instructors who have no previous experience in teaching dance to children….
Author(s): Mary Joyce

3. DANCE TO THE PIPER (1988)

Best Dance Books You Should EnjoyPB Romance…
Author(s): Nora ROBERTS

4. A Dance With Dragons (2012)

Best Dance Books You Should EnjoyPaperback Publisher: Harper/Voyager (2012) Language: English ISBN-10: 0006486118 ISBN-13: 978-0006486114 ASIN: B0092G7YZW Package Dimensions: 7 x 4.4 x 2.6 inches Shipping Weight: 1.3 pounds Average Customer Review: Be the first to review this item Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #8,654,231 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) Would you like to tell us about a lower price? If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?…
Author(s): Martin George R. R

5. Dancing on My Grave (1986)

Best Dance Books You Should EnjoyDancing on My Grave…
Author(s): Gelsey with Greg Lawrence Kirkland, Photographs

6. Bethany the Ballet Fairy   [RAINBOW MAGIC DANCE #01 BETHAN] [Paperback] (2009)

Best Dance Books You Should EnjoyTitle: Bethany the Ballet Fairy Binding: Paperback Author: DaisyMeadows Publisher: ScholasticPaperbacks…
Author(s): DaisyMeadows

7. Learning About Dance: Dance as an Art Form and Entertainment (2016)

Best Dance Books You Should EnjoyNew Eighth Edition Now Available!Learning about Dance: Dance as an Art Form and Entertainment introduces students to the exciting, daring, ever-changing, and dynamic world of dance.Learning about Dance invites readers to experience the artistry and excitement of the dance world. The publication presents all aspects of dance as an art form, including chapters on: the choreographer; the dancer; the audience; different dance genres, including ballet, modern and contemporary dance and dance/theatre, jazz, musical theatre dance, tap, world dance, social dance, improvisation, creative movement; dance in education, and…
Author(s): Nora Ambrosio

8. Giraffes Can’t Dance [Big Book Edition] (2007)

Best Dance Books You Should EnjoyPaperback: 32 pages Publisher: Orchard Books (April 19, 2007) Language: English ISBN-10: 1846164443 ISBN-13: 978-1846164446 Product Dimensions: 14.2 x 0.2 x 17.5 inches Shipping Weight: 1.1 pounds Average Customer Review: Be the first to review this item Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #8,808,339 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #2520 in Children’s Dance Books (Books) Would you like to tell us about a lower price? If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?…
Author(s): Giles Andreae, Guy Parker-Rees

9. The Theatre Experience (2008)

Best Dance Books You Should EnjoyThe ideal theatre appreciation text for courses focusing on theater elements, The Theatre Experience encourages students to be active theatre-goers as they learn about the fundamentals of a production. By addressing the importance of the audience, Wilson brings the art of performance to life for students who may have little experience with the medium. Two new chapters and added Global Cross-Currents boxes throughout greatly expand the text’s coverage of global theatre, while revised coverage of theatrical design and production exposes students to the…
Author(s): Edwin Wilson

10. Jump Into Jazz: The Basics & Beyond for the Jazz Dance Student 4TH EDITION ()

Best Dance Books You Should EnjoyWill be shipped from US. Used books may not include companion materials, may have some shelf wear, may contain highlighting/notes, may not include CDs or access codes. 100% money back guarantee….
Author(s): Jun 23, 1999

11. Cemetery Dance by Douglas, Child, Lincoln Preston (2010-01-01) ()

Best Dance Books You Should EnjoyPaperback Publisher: Orion (1736) ASIN: B01N8XOWQV Average Customer Review: 4.3 out of 5 stars 464 customer reviews Would you like to tell us about a lower price? If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?…
Author(s): Jan 1, 1736

12. The Killing Dance (Anita Blake Vampire Hunter series) (1997)

Best Dance Books You Should EnjoyMass Market Paperback ASIN: B001TQON8E Shipping Information: View shipping rates and policies Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars 340 customer reviews Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #19,882,729 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #33724 in Dark Fantasy Would you like to tell us about a lower price? If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?…
Author(s): Laurell K. Hamilton

Best Dance Books You Should Enjoy

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Genesis and download some dance books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

Irritable Bowel Syndrome: Navigating your way to recovery

Author(s): Dr Megan Arroll,Christine Dancey
Publisher: Hammersmith Health Books, Year: 4 Dec 2015, Size: 685 Kb, Download: epub
ID: 2296750

God’s Red Son: the Ghost Dance Religion and the Making of Modern America

Author(s): Louis S. Warren
Publisher: Basic Books, Year: 4 Apr 2017, Size: 25 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2388873

Dreams of Germany: Musical Imaginaries From the Concert Hall to the Dance Floor

Author(s): Neil Gregor and Thomas Irvine
Publisher: Berghahn Books, Year: 2019, Size: 5 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2346802

Brain-compatible dance education

Author(s): Gilbert, Anne Green; Houck, Bronwen
Publisher: Human Kinetics, Year: 2019, Size: 27 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2350339

Dance and the Quality of Life

Author(s): Karen Bond
Publisher: Springer International Publishing, Year: 2019, Size: 12 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2355220

Impersonations: The Artifice of Brahmin Masculinity in South Indian Dance

Author(s): Harshita Mruthinti Kamath
Publisher: University of California Press, Year: 2019, Size: 13 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2374912

Sky Dance of the Woodcock: The Habits and Habitats of a Strange Little Bird

Author(s): Greg Hoch
Publisher: University Of Iowa Press, Year: 2019, Size: 2 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2400478

Physics and Dance

Author(s): Emily Coates; Sarah DeMers
Publisher: Yale University Press, Year: 2019, Size: 5 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2419619

Dance Matters in Ireland: Contemporary Dance Performance and Practice

Author(s): Aoife McGrath,Emma Meehan (eds.)
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan, Year: 2018, Size: 3 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2179516

What’s Up With Your Bladder?

Author(s): Megan A. Arroll, Christine Dancey
Publisher: Hammersmith Health Books, Year: 2018, Size: 3 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2191139

Please note that this booklist is not final. Some books are absolutely record-breakers according to Washington Post, others are composed by unknown writers. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant books you could recommend? Drop a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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