I have been sorting out some of my books. This is a difficult task because my books relating to dance are all special in their own way. Some of my books go back a long way because I inherited them from my mother (my original dance teacher). I love these books and not just because they still offer great information but a few of them have my late mother’s handwritten notes in the margin. So looking through these books bring a rush of memories about learning to dance, learning to teach and discussions about all things dance.
In an earlier post I mentioned the wonderful book Teaching Dance Skills: A Motor Learning and Development Approach by Marliese Kimmerle and Paulette Côté. My own copy was so worn that I decided to buy another copy. Getting it shipped from Canada is very expensive so I ordered a few extra copies (which helps to share out the cost of shipping). Continue reading