Table of contents for Ballet for dummies(r) / Scott Speck, Evelyn Cisneros.


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Introduction. 
Part I: Ballet Dancing from the Top. 
Chapter 1: Curtain Up! Welcome to the Ballet. 
Chapter 2: Stocking the Tools of the Trade. 
Chapter 3: Getting Toasty: Warming Up Your Body. 
Chapter 4: Leaping into Ballet Basics. 
Chapter 5: Music, Maestro! 
Part II: Belly Up to the Barre. 
Chapter 6: Basic Barre-Tending. 
Chapter 7: Stepping It Up at the Barre. 
Chapter 8: Getting a Leg Up. 
Part III: Center Floor, Anyone? 
Chapter 9: Getting to Center Floor. 
Chapter 10: Ballet’s Tasmanian Devil: The Pirouette. 
Chapter 11: Linking It Together: The Steps Between the Steps. 
Chapter 12: Ground Control to Ballet Dancer. 
Chapter 13: Getting More Air Time. 
Part IV: Living the Ballet Life. 
Chapter 14: Partners Aren’t Just for Square Dancing. 
Chapter 15: Exploring Choreography. 
Chapter 16: What the Heck Are They Saying? The Art of Ballet Mime. 
Chapter 17: Watching Ballet in Action. 
Part V: The Part of Tens. 
Chapter 18: The Ten Most Commonly Used Ballet Steps. 
Chapter 19: Ten Best-Loved Classical Ballets. 
Chapter 20: Ten Great “Contemporary” Ballets. 
Chapter 21: The Ten Best Ballet Terms for Cocktail Parties. 
Chapter 22: Ten Fascinating Facts about Professional Ballet Dancers. 
Glossary. 
Index.


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