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Author Brodie, Julie A.

Title Dance and somatics : mind-body principles of teaching and performance / Julie A. Brodie and Elin E. Lobel
Published Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., [2012]


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Description vii, 227 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents Machine generated contents note: 1.Pedagogy: Strategies for Teaching and Learning Based on Somatic Principles -- 2.Breath: Bridging the Conscious and the Unconscious -- 3.Kinesthesia: The Sixth Sense for Dancers -- 4.More Than Just a Mirror Image: The Visual System and Its Relationship to Other Modes of Sensing and Learning -- 5.Connectivity to Self, the Environment and Others -- 6.Intention and Initiation in Movement -- 7.Developing a Practice of One's Own -- 8.Specific Applications to Technique
Summary "Training in somatic techniques-- holistic body-centered movement that promotes psycho-physical awareness and well-being--provides an effective means of improving dance students' efficiency and ease of movement. By presenting a philosophical approach to teaching as well as practical instruction tools, this work provides a valuable guide to somatics for dance teachers of any style or level"--Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Dance -- Philosophy.
Dance -- Study and teaching -- Psychological aspects.
Dance -- Study and teaching.
Mind and body.
Senses and sensation.
Author Lobel, Elin E.
LC no. 2012003634
ISBN 0786458801 (softcover : alk. paper)
9780786458806 (softcover : alk. paper)