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Author Bowers, Mary Helen, author.

Title Ballet for life : exercises and inspiration from the world of Ballet Beautiful / Mary Helen Bowers ; principal photography by Inez and Vinoodh ; additional photography by Chris Colls, Harry Zernike.

Publication Info. New York, NY : Rizzoli, 2017.
New York : Distributed to the US trade by Random House, 2017.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    792.8 BOW    Available
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Non-Fiction.
Description 189 pages : chiefly illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
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Contents part 1. A ballet beautiful body: Legs ; Feet ; Center ; Derrière ; Posture ; Flexibility -- part 2. A ballet beautiful life: Style ; Beauty ; Kitchen.
Summary "A chic and informative guide to the Ballet Beautiful method, featuring dance-inspired exercises, wellness tips, and lifestyle advice that help readers achieve ballerina confidence and self-esteem. After a career with the New York City Ballet, Mary Helen Bowers created Ballet Beautiful, a fitness and lifestyle program inspired by ballets artistry and athleticism. Designed to give anyone a ballerina body, Bowerss targeted exercises tone and lengthen muscles, develop good posture, and teach grace in movement. Since launching in 2008, Bowers and her training have been sought after by celebrities and models (Alexa Chung, Liv Tyler, and Miranda Kerr, to name a few), as well as thousands of women across the globe through their streaming service. This book delves into the Ballet Beautiful universe, showing readers how to attain a ballerinas lean and powerful physique and graceful poise via exercises, posture lessons, wellness tips, and fashion and beauty advice that can be effortlessly incorporated into everyday routines. The book features original images by the legendary photographers Inez and Vinoodh coupled with technical photographs illustrating the Ballet Beautiful workout and lifestyle."-- Publisher's description.
Subject Bowers, Mary Helen -- Pictorial works.
Ballet dancers -- Training of -- Pictorial works.
Ballet in art.
Ballerinas -- Pictorial works.
Physical fitness.
Ballet dancing -- Pictorial works.
Added Author Colls, Chris, photographer.
Zernike, Harry, photographer.
Inez and Vinoodh (Firm), photographer.
ISBN 9780847858378 (hardcover)
0847858375 (hardcover)

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