Inside the Dancer's Art
By Rose Eichenbaum
Wesleyan; 240 pages; $26.49
In this stunning book, more than 250 color and black and white photographs are paired with inspirational quotes from legendary and emerging dancers, including Bill T. Jones, Katherine Dunham, Ann Reinking, Mark Morris, Pina Bausch, Jawole Willa Jo Zollar, Gregory Hines, Mitzi Gaynor, Desmond Richardson, Rennie Harris, Paul Taylor, Ohad Naharin, Tiler Peck, and many more.
Dance Anatomy and Kinesiology
By Karen Clippinger
Human Kinetics; 544 pages; $75.00
Invaluable for dancers and teachers, this text helps to learn anatomical and biomechanical principles to apply to dance performance and relate to understanding the function of body joints. By applying those principles, dancers reduce their risk of injury and enhance their performance longevity.