The Art of Grace

The Art of Grace

On Moving Well Through Life

Downloadable Audiobook - 2015
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We are naturally drawn to smooth, harmonious movement. Both social and physical graces have been taught since the dawn of civilization. Yet grace seems forgotten in our pushy, hectic modern world. Sarah L. Kaufman argues that we bring it back. She celebrates grace in the way bodies move, exploring how to stand, walk, and dress well. She deplores the rarity of grace among public figures and glories in it where found (Beyonce at a fashion show). She singles out grace in sports and in the arts, from tennis and football to sculpture, pop music, and, of course, dance, and in the everyday ways people interact, from the grace of a good host to the unexpected kindness of strangers. Cary Grant is this book's muse. His uncanny ease flowed from training as an acrobat but, equally, from his wit, humility, and genuine concern for others. So too, Kaufman suggests, we might unearth the potential for grace in ourselves.
Publisher: [United States] : HighBridge, a division of Recorded Books : Made available through hoopla, 2015
Edition: Unabridged
ISBN: 9781622319770
162231977X
Branch Call Number: eAudiobook hoopla
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 audio file (9hr., 56 min.)) : digital

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