Dancing in Historical context

We think that for a real dedicated dance enthusiast it is important to understand the roots and origin of the Dance.  " The Irvine Legacy" from Oliver Wesel- Therhorn,"Back to the Roots" by Barbara Nagode Ambroz and the "Ballroom Icons" by Brigitt Mayer-Karakis are exactly these sorts of books to address these origins and history, in our opinion essential literature for everyone interested in Ballroom Dancing.

9335 Back to the Roots

by Barbara Nagode Ambroz  After travelling to Cuba more than 30 times, no one was better placed than top Latin teacher and lecturer Barbara Nagode Ambrož to explore implementing authentic Cuban values in International style competitive Latin American dancing. Following on from the documentary of the same title, this book, Back to the Roots, which is published by DSI London, offers further insight into the subjects of authenticity and awareness for dancers in various styles. A must-read for any lover of Dance.
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9136 The Irvine Legacy

by Oliver Wessel-Therhorn The Irvine Legacy contains fascinating stories and personal memories, as well as teaching philosophies and methods of the most glamorous Ballroom champions of all time: Bill and Bobbie Irvine, MBE.
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9135 Ballroom Icons

by Brigitt Mayer-Karakis 'Ballroom icons’, with its archival and exquisite original photographs by U.H Mayer, documents the lives of the men and women who personify Ballroom dancing.
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9198 The Anthropology Of Dance

by Anya Peterson Royce Techniques for studying and recording dance, including notation systems, field guides, film, and anthropological means of participant-observation.
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9132 Magic Memories Through My Eyes And Ears

by Jack Reavley  This great publication offers a fascinating and nostalgic trip into the world of ballroom dancing.  Written by Jack Reavely, it follows Jack and his wife Ann.
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9140 The Story Of British Popular Dance

by Lyndon Wainwright The Story of British Popular Dance’ is a guide on the history of British Dance.
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9130 May I Have The Pleasure

by Belinda Quirey  May I Have the Pleasure’ traces the development of our social dancing from its origins in the ancient ring dances of antiquity to the teenager’s beat dancing today. This book is not to teach you how to dance but gives you an insight into the history of dance.
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Dancing in Historical context

We think that for a real dedicated dance enthusiast it is important to understand the roots and origin of the Dance.  " The Irvine Legacy" from Oliver Wesel- Therhorn,"Back to the Roots" by Barbara Nagode Ambroz and the "Ballroom Icons" by Brigitt Mayer-Karakis are exactly these sorts of books to address these origins and history, in our opinion essential literature for everyone interested in Ballroom Dancing.