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Award-winning dancer, choreographer, and bestselling author Twyla Tharp shares her secrets for maintaining mental and physical agility in one's senior years in this groundbreaking, always-entertaining book.
Now seventy-three, Twyla Tharp is revered not only for the dances she creates -- for Broadway, the American Ballet Theater, the New York City Ballet, and elsewhere -- but for her astounding regime of exercise and engagement. She is famed for religiously hitting the gym each morning at daybreak, undergoing rigorous exercises with her trainer, and utilizing those drills to propel her breakneck schedule as a teacher, creator, and lecturer -- and through it all looking and feeling like a woman decades younger than her calendar age.
In Forwardness, Tharp explores the variety of steps anyone can take to forestall the aging process and, more importantly, convince one's own mind that it is truly only as old as it feels. Drawing on a variety of physical techniques, mental acuity exercises, and spiritual tricks of the psyche, Forwardness will prove to be as innovative and novel as its creator.
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Twyla Tharp is an American choreographer and dancer, having choreographed more than one hundred sixty dances in the last fifty years. She has choreograph for the American Ballet Theatre, the New York City Ballet, and the Paris Opera Ballet. She has choreographed numerous films, including Hair and Amadeus, and her work has steadily appeared on Broadway since 1980. The recipient of two Emmy Awards and a Tony Award, Tharp lives in New York City and continues to choreograph and lecture around the world.
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Book Description Blackstone Audio, Inc., 2018. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M1504664124