TOP 4 BOOKS EVERY MOVEMENT LOVER MUST READ
Every single one of us needs that motivational boost from time to time to keep doing what we love doing - aka CREATIVE MOVEMENT.
If you’re been feeling stuck on your physical wellness journey, these amazing books may help you find endless inspiration!
1️⃣ ONCE A DANCER: AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY BY ALLEGRA KENT
Allegra Kent joined the New York City Ballet at the age of fifteen and, only two years later, inspired George Balanchine’s incredible The Unanswered Question.
Allegra’s professional path was not easy, but she examines her life with raw honestly and little regret.
A great insight into the American ballet world.
2️⃣ THE CREATIVE HABIT: LEARN IT AND USE IT FOR LIFE BY TWYLA THARP
All it takes to make creativity a part of your life is the willingness to make it a habit.
As you may already know, Twyla Tharp is one of America’s greatest choreographers.
In this book, she converts 35 years of experience into 32 practical exercises on how to make creativity a natural part of one’s life, whether professionally or personally, artist or business person.
Lots of things to reflect upon!
3️⃣ I, MAYA PLISETSKAYA BY MAYA PLISETSKAYA
If you know anything about Jemma, you know that Maya has always been one of her absolute favourite dancers. ♥️
Plisetskaya, one of the world’s most extraordinary ballerinas, rose to become a principal dancer of Moscow’s Bolshoi Ballet after an early life filled with tragedy and loss. In this strong memoir, Plisetskaya reflects on her personal and professional paths, presenting a unique view of the life of a Soviet artist during the troubled period from the late 1930s to the 1990s.
4️⃣ NO LIMITS: THE WILL TO SUCCEED BY MICHAEL PHELPS
Reflecting on his triumphant and extraordinary achievement at the Olympic Games in Beijing, Michael Phelps shares the secrets to his remarkable success — from mental & physical training to execution. A great read that goes behind the scenes to explore the hard work, sacrifice, and dedication that guided Phelps into international spotlight.
🗯 Have you read any of the above? What’s your top inspirational pick?