Feature: Christmas Gifts

Monday 20 December 2010

*There’s still time to beat the high street crush and shop online! Here’s a few
Christmas present ideas on a dance theme…*

Diversity DVD. 'Dance . Fitness. Fusion' DVD – Diversity, Dance.Fitness.Fusion
A double-disc DVD containing two different programmes.
The first focuses on fitness with a street dance inspired workout designed to get you fit the Diversity way. The second programme includes a routine from the Diversity tour. Diversity break down the routine and show you how it’s put together step by step.
Cost: £12.93

Breaking Bounds 2011 calendar. Lois Greenfield Breaking Bounds 2011 calendar.
A 300 × 300 mm black and white calendar (600 × 300 when opened) featuring Lois Greenfield’s famous photographs of (mainly) modern dancers in flight. Published: 2010
Cost: £10.99

'Diaghilev and the Golden Age of the Ballets Russes 1909-1929', catalogue ?30. Diaghilev and the Golden Age of the Ballets Russes, 1909-1929 **If you haven’t seen this sumptuous exhibition at the Victoria & Albert Museum, make sure you get there before it closes on 9 January.
Go before Christmas and pick up the weighty exhibition catalogue, compiled by dance archivist Jane Pritchard. £30.
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Darcey Bussell Star Tutu

Darcey Bussell Star Tutu

Star sequined tutu with layered netting, pink star studded velour bodice and
delicate silver starred voile over the shoulder strap. Available for ages 3-11

Cost: £24.95

The Snowman The Snowman Live Stage Show DVD (2010)
This brand new film of the stage show captures the full-length show in its complete form for the first time, and features Joanna Lumley exclusively narrating for this DVD.
Online price: £10

Online Christmas shopping
Useful links:

DVDs **“Dance Books “:http://www.dancebooks.co.uk/homePage.asp
Pineapple Dance Studios
Sadler’s Wells

Dance Books
Royal Opera House


Dance Books

The Dancers Shop

Oberon Books

For details of more online dance retailers read on…

DVD - Honey Kalaria's Bollywood workout, Bhangracise your way to a better body DVD – Honey Kalaria’s Bollywood workout
Bhangracise your way to a better body.
Honey Kalaria, one of the UK’s leading Bollywood choreographers, demonstrates the way to work out the fun and fashionable way with easy to follow Bhangra and Bollywood dance routines. Published: 2003
Cost: £ 13.99

'Move Choreographing You' catalogue, ?14.99 Move Choreographing You exhibition catalogue. **The fascinating – and fun – exhibition about the relationship between dance and the visual arts is on at the Hayward Gallery until 9 January 2011.
A ticket (£11) would be a great present for anyone interested in dance – and the exhibition catalogue (£14.99) is a keeper.
Available at the Hayward Shop – and to buy online

XBOX Dance Central XBOX 360 Dance Central **The first controller-free, body tracking, fully-immersive dance video game.
For beginners and expert dancers alike, its sociable and fun!
Around £30.
Places to buy online#

Sadler's Wells Gift Vouchers Sadler’s Wells Gift Vouchers
Sadler’s Wells Gift Vouchers can be purchased in any denomination (minimum £5). They can be used to purchase tickets for performances at Sadler’s Wells, the Peacock Theatre and the Lilian Baylis Studio (some exceptions may apply). Gift Vouchers cannot currently be ordered online, so please call the Sadler’s Wells ticket office on 0844 412 4300 or visit the theatre in person to buy your vouchers.
Sadler’s Wells

Dansez Fab Jazz Top

Dansez Fab Jazz Top

Designed with “peekaboo” shoulder line, a relaxed funnel neck, long sleeves and
fitted midriff length body. Available in black, pink and navy.

Cost: £29.95

I love English National Ballet Bags I love English National Ballet Bags **In black cotton with white lettering and a red heart, they are perfectly sized to carry spare pointe shoes between rehearsals, gym clothes to an exercise class or just to use for your Christmas shopping! Cost: £6
How to buy

For Children – Gifts & Accessories

Aurora Dancewear

Dance World
The Dancers Shop

Dancewear **“Bloch”:http://www.blochworld.com/
Capezio Europe

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