A short text on dance techniques for Ice Skaters by one of the foremost authorities in the world. The work specifically provides direction for those who would coach young skaters in the essential aspects of choreography on the ice.
Ricky Harris is a former professional skater herself who holds a BA in drama, MFA in dance, and Ph.D in Choreography. Following her education, she pursued a successful career as a dancer and actress. Dr. Harris was a columnist for Skating Magazine for ten years, and also created and starred in a PBS television series, "Dancethenics". Since 1974, she has conducted workshops internationally.