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  • Genre:JUVENILE FICTION
  • SubGenre:Performing Arts / Dance
  • Language:English
  • Pages:52
  • Hardcover ISBN:9781667853758

Ballerina Princess

by Ann-Marie Zoë Coore

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Overview
First position, second position, third, fourth, fifth position were my warmup exercises as I got ready for my ballet class. I danced to the music of Florence Price, Scott Joplin, George Bridgetower, William Grant Still, Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, Ignatius Sancho, and Francis Johnson, all composers of African descent. I danced with such grace and poise; every movement celebrated my charm. What elegance, passion, balance, technique – plier, etendre, reliever, glisser, sauter, tourner.   Come, sit and enjoy this magical, exciting performance. Join me!
Description
First position, second position, third, fourth, fifth position were my warmup exercises as I got ready for my ballet class. I danced to the music of Florence Price, Scott Joplin, George Bridgetower, William Grant Still, Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, Ignatius Sancho, and Francis Johnson, all composers of African descent. I danced with such grace and poise; every movement celebrated my charm. What elegance, passion, balance, technique – plier, etendre, reliever, glisser, sauter, tourner.   Come, sit and enjoy this magical, exciting performance. Join me!
About the author
Ann-Marie Zoë Coore, a native Jamaican, has over twenty years of experience in international public health and international business. She has worked for organizations and youth programs such as CDC Parent Matters Project, Office of Minority Health, and Integrated Social Solutions/AstraZeneca.  Ann-Marie is the President and Founder of Coore Foundation, and its subsidiary Girls Right Of Way (GROW) www.girlsrightofway.org. She leads the Coore Foundation's annual "HIV, STD, and Teen Pregnancy Prevention Camps" in the Caribbean, the USA, South & Central America, and Africa.  Ann-Marie also develops, implements and monitors intervention programs for children in twenty-three countries around the world. These programs include GROW Literacy – reading centers; GROW Sole – providing new and lightly used shoes to those in need and GROW Rhythm – music schools for children in high crime and under-resourced communities.   She is currently leading work with "GOD ROCKS", her publishing, production, and promotion company, and "I AM A QUINTESSENTIAL WOMAN", her company that supports women around the world to move mountains through women empowering women in an atmosphere of caring and mutual respect developing their essential self while starting, leading, and sustaining their essential work.
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