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“Jacqui Haas covers all the basics that dancers should know about the incredible instrument that is the human body. Dance Anatomy is well written, informative, and full of creative ways to keep dancers healthy and dancing to their full potential!”
Marika Molnar, PT, LAc
“Dance Anatomy brings to life the relationship between muscle development and dancing. It is a must-read for every dancer.”
Artistic Director and CEO
Jacqui Greene Haas has been the athletic trainer for the Cincinnati Ballet since 1989, is the director of dance medicine academic seminars (www.dancemedicine.net), and is the director of the dance medicine division of Wellington Orthopedics in Cincinnati, Ohio, where she treats dancers in physical therapy, postsurgical rehabilitation, and general conditioning.
A former professional ballet dancer with Boston Ballet, Southern Ballet Theatre, Tampa Ballet, New Orleans Ballet, and Cincinnati Ballet, Jacqui holds a BA in dance from the University of South Florida and an athletic training certificate from the University of Cincinnati. She also has a certificate in Pilates instruction from St. Francis Memorial Hospital dance division in San Francisco and a certificate in Pilates rehabilitation from Polestar Education in Miami, Florida. She has developed injury-prevention programs for numerous dance studios as well as the McGing Irish Dancers, the School for Creative and Performing Arts, and the University of Cincinnati dance department.
Jacqui is a frequent presenter, speaking to dancers, instructors, and health care practitioners, including presentations at the International Association of Dance Medicine and Science and the National Athletic Trainers’ Association conferences. She has been published in Dance magazine and Advance Rehabilitation magazine.
Super fast shipping, this is a gift but I got sucked in reading this interesting & educational book...Published 6 days ago by Heather Morris
I could write a long detailed review, but everyone else already did. :) I am a belly dancer and also do taijiquan. Read morePublished 20 days ago by N.A.
Great resopurce for the intermediate dancer, on her way to expert.Published 2 months ago by Pastor Johnny
Love the book, nice layout, easy to understand. I appreciate the exercises given with each chapter. My 13 year old daughter has been reading as well, and she is enjoying as well... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Deanna Young
With step-by-step instructions for each exercise and illustrations of the body's musculature, with the target muscle highlighted, this is the dancer's best friend to becoming the... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Amelia Clark
The anatomy drawings are great. Wish there were more of them.Published 2 months ago by Denny Chairs
Great book for dancers, teachers, and especially students to get a better understanding of the muscle groups involved in all the dance movements. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Alexander London