Aerial Dance: A Guide to Dance with Rope and Harness
By Jenefer Davies
Focal Press; 192 pages; $34.99
This new book provides an introduction for the beginning aerialist. The areas covered include rigging, equipment, advice on optimal conditioning, and a step-by-step guide to technique, including anatomical references, space and time considerations, requirements for an aerial technique class and elements of force when working with and against gravity. Challenges inherent to this type of dancing are discussed, as well as wellness instruction and methods of altering these techniques for intermediate and advanced dancing.
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