Lotte Berk was one of the most extraordinary women of our times.
She became world famous as the devisor of the Lotte Berk Technique,
a revolutionary fitness programme that led her to great fame and
wealth during the 1960s and 1970s.
Among her students were a swathe of movers and shakers - Britt
Ekland, Maureen Lipman, Geraldine McEwan, Zoe Wanamaker, Shirley
Conran, Edna O'Brien, Prue Leith and Sian Phillips.
This is a compelling portrait of the outrageous German émigré
by her daughter, Esther Fairfax. It reveals the inner workings of
a Bohemian life lived to the extreme. Cajoled to dance naked in
Paris at the age of 16, Fairfax's remarkable story embraces drug
addiction, sexual liberation, poverty, isolation, fame, and finally,
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