Download Nine Ways of Seeing a Body by Sandra Reeve PDF

By Sandra Reeve

This e-book provides 9 lenses by which the physique is conventionally viewed:

The physique as item (the Cartesian process, associated with glossy, Western individualism and as considered by way of Western, allopathic medicine)
The physique as topic (with connection with actual theatre and the paintings of Peter Brook, Jerzy Grotowski and Eugenio Barba)
The phenomenological physique (the physique holds its personal which means - the 'lived' physique as mentioned by means of Husserl and Merleau-Ponty)
The somatic physique (familiar to Feldenkrais, BMC and somatics practitioners and clients)
The contextual physique (paying awareness to self-reflection and self-awareness within the context of the body's surroundings)
The interdependent physique (introducing matching, guiding and kinetic mirroring in circulation work)
The environmental physique (the Santiago thought of cognition; integrated conduct; the influence of relocating in nature)
The cultural physique (an information of culturally particular, daily-life move and Csordas's view of embodiment)
The ecological physique (the author's strategy - drawing on Suprapto Suryodarmo's Amerta Movement/Joged Amerta, on Buddhist mindfulness and on notions of 'interbeing'. An know-how of being 'among' instead of 'at the centre of'.

In circulation phrases, Sandra Reeve's method of the ecological physique and ecological move suits the procedure of a few of our different authors in the direction of enterprises, executive and society (systems pondering, layout pondering and ecological thinking). Designed to be a consultant and stimulus for lecturers, scholars and practitioners of dance, functionality, circulate, somatics and the humanities cures - this brief booklet also will function an inter-disciplinary source for different parts of analysis, the place a short fresh ancient view of techniques to the physique could be useful.

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Download Fifty Contemporary Choreographers (Routledge Key Guides) by Martha Bremser,Lorna Sanders PDF

By Martha Bremser,Lorna Sanders

A targeted and authoritative consultant to the lives and paintings of trendy residing modern choreographers. Representing quite a lot of dance genres, every one access locates the person within the context of contemporary dance theatre and explores their influence. these studied include:




  • Jerome Bel



  • Richard Alston



  • Doug Varone



  • William Forsythe



  • Phillippe Decoufle



  • Jawole Willa Jo Zollar



  • Ohad Naharin



  • Itzik Gallili



  • Twyla Tharp



  • Wim Vandekeybus



With a brand new, up-to-date advent through Deborah Jowitt and extra analyzing and references all through, this article is a useful source for all scholars and critics of dance, and all these drawn to the attention-grabbing global of choreography.

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Download Island Possessed by Katherine Dunham PDF

By Katherine Dunham

simply as absolutely as Haiti is "possessed" by means of the gods and spirits of vaudun (voodoo), the island "possessed" Katherine Dunham whilst she first went there in 1936 to review dance and formality. during this e-book, Dunham finds how her anthropological study, her paintings in dance, and her fascination for the folk and cults of Haiti labored their spell, catapulting her into stories that she used to be frequently fortunate to outlive. the following Dunham tells how the island got here to be possessed through the demons of voodoo and different cults imported from quite a few components of Africa, in addition to by means of the deep type divisions, rather among blacks and mulattos, and the political hatred nonetheless greatly in facts this day. choked with the flare and suspense of immersion in an odd and captivating tradition, Island Possessed can be a pioneering paintings within the anthropology of dance and a desirable record on Haitian politics and voodoo.

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Download Dance Medicine in Practice: Anatomy, Injury Prevention, by Liane Simmel PDF

By Liane Simmel


Dance medication in perform is the full actual textbook for dance, written in particular to assist dancers comprehend the anatomy, functionality and care in their our bodies.



Specific chapters are dedicated to targeting the backbone, pelvis, hips, knees, toes, shoulders and fingers. every one of those covers the next key aspects:





  • Anatomy: bone constitution, musculature, and serve as. How each one a part of the physique strikes and the way it responds below pressure



  • Pitfalls: universal examples of undesirable perform and the impression that those could have at the body



  • Self research: tips on how to observe and muscle tissues and the capability of every joint.



  • Injury Prevention: assistance and recommendation on the best way to top stay away from and stop damage either in education and daily life



  • Exercises: easy and potent equipment of strengthening, mobilising and enjoyable joints and muscles



  • Checklists: Dos and Don’ts for the simplest dance technique.



The top dancers comprehend that taking care of their our bodies is the main to their good fortune, and Dance drugs in perform also covers how one can make sure the absolute best food, plan and deal with education schedules, and make sure that accidents are saved to a minimal either in frequency and effect. it's the absolute best better half to a lifestyles in dance.

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Download The Green Table: The Labanotation Score, Text, Photographs, by Ann Hutchinson Guest PDF

By Ann Hutchinson Guest

* ranking, pictures, and construction info of 1 of this century's best-loved ballets * comprises infrequent archival fabric * Packaged with audio CD This paintings brings jointly the whole dance rating of the golf green Table--one of the main recognized ballets of the 20 th century--in Labanotation, besides song notation for the piano accompaniment and an entire recording of the accompaniment on CD. it's also numerous essays concerning the paintings and its genesis, and plenty of old construction images. This ebook is a vital merchandise for all faculties with dance courses to possess of their libraries and for students drawn to the learn of up to date dance.

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Download Carrying the Word: The Concheros Dance in Mexico City by Susanna Rostas PDF

By Susanna Rostas

In Carrying the note: The Concheros Dance in Mexico City, the 1st complete size research of the Concheros dancers, Susanna Rostas explores the event of this certain staff, whose use of dance hyperlinks rural non secular practices with city post-modern innovation in certain methods even inside of Mexican tradition, that's rife with ritual dances.

The Concheros mix Catholic and indigenous traditions of their performances, yet aren't ruled via a predetermined set of ideals; really they're certain jointly by means of lengthy status interpersonal connections framed through the self-discipline in their culture. The Concheros appear their spirituality by way of the dance. Rostas strains how they build their id and ideology, either person and communal, via its skill. The e-book deals new insights into the adventure of dancing as a Conchero whereas additionally exploring their background, association and practices.

Carrying the Word presents a brand new method for audiences to appreciate the Conchero's dance culture, and may be of curiosity to scholars and students of up to date Mesoamerica. these learning identification, faith, and culture will locate this social-anthropological paintings relatively enlightening.

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Download Authentic Movement: Essays by Mary Starks Whitehouse, Janet by Patrizia Pallaro,Suzanne Lovell,David Mars,Sandy PDF

By Patrizia Pallaro,Suzanne Lovell,David Mars,Sandy Dibbell-Hope,Zoe Arlene K. Avstreih,Joan Chodorow,Heidi J. Ehrenreich,Barbara Holifield,Soraia Jorge,Susan Frieder,Tina Stromsted,Julie Joslyn Brown,Lynn Garland,Ariane Goodwin,Wendy Goulston,Carol Fields,S

`Patrizia Pallaro's moment quantity of essays on real circulate, 8 years after her first, is a journey de strength. it's certainly "an striking array of papers", as Pallaro places it, and an immensely wealthy, relocating and hugely readable sweep in the course of the landscapes of actual move, "this type of artistic expression, meditative self-discipline and/or psychotherapeutic endeavour…You needn't preparation real move to get much out of this e-book, however it definitely is helping! I defy somebody to learn the 1st sections and never be curious to have their very own experience.'

- Sesame Institute

`Authentic stream will be noticeable as a method wherein analysts can turn into extra delicate to subconscious, specially pre-verbal facets of themselves and their patients.'

-Body Psychotherapy magazine e-newsletter, No. 30

`This ebook is a suite of articles, a few of that are interviews, introduced jointly for the 1st time. it's very worthwhile to have all of them jointly in a single place...It is an excellent choice of articles on issues you could have continuously desired to learn, resembling the position of transference in dance remedy or Jung and dance treatment. The ebook additionally comprises scripts for exercises.'

- Somatics

Authentic circulate, an exploration of the subconscious via circulation, used to be mostly outlined by way of the paintings of Mary Starks Whitehouse, Janet Adler and Joan Chodorow. the elemental techniques of genuine stream are expressed for the 1st time in a single quantity via interviews and conversations with those very important figures, and their key papers. They emphasize the significance of circulate as a way of communique, really subconscious or `authentic' move, rising while the person has a deep, self-sensing understanding - an perspective of `inner listening'. Such move can set off robust pictures, emotions and kinesthetic sensations coming up from the depths of our saved early life thoughts or connecting our internal selves to the transcendent.

In exploring real move those questions are asked:

- How does actual stream vary from different kinds of dance and move therapy?

- How could `authentic' circulation be experienced?

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Download Anatomía y cinesiología de la danza (Deportes nº 74) by Karen Clippinger,Pedro González Del Campo Román PDF

By Karen Clippinger,Pedro González Del Campo Román

los angeles danza es una actividad física muy exigente que abarca muchos estilos de movimiento y que requiere un gran grado de versatilidad, fuerza y amplitud de movimiento, equilibrio, coordinación neuromuscular y percepción cenestésica. Para el bailarín, su cuerpo es su instrumento de expresión sobre el que se aplican los principios biomecánicos y anatómicos básicos para conseguir un rendimiento óptimo. Este libro es una herramienta que le ayudará a conocer mejor su cuerpo y así reducir el riesgo de lesiones y aumentar l. a. longevidad y calidad de sus actuaciones. Anatomía y cinesiología de los angeles danza estudia –con abundante fabric visible y ejercicios prácticos– los principales huesos, articulaciones, músculos, desviaciones en los angeles alineación y los angeles mecánica de cada región del cuerpo. También se presentan ejercicios de muestra para mejorar l. a. fuerza y los angeles flexibilidad que ayudarán al lector a comprender mejor l. a. función y localización de los músculos, así como ejercicios clásicos con el objetivo de mejorar los angeles fuerza y los angeles flexibilidad en los angeles técnica de los angeles danza y prevenir lesiones habituales. En l. a. sección ultimate de los capítulos se describen lesiones habituales que se producen en los angeles danza, así, profesores y bailarines tendrán una base sólida para evaluar riesgos, decidir sobre modificaciones temporales o diseñar progresiones secuenciales para las clases, que permitan desarrollar el repertorio de baile con los angeles gracia estética deseada y el menor riesgo posible de lesiones. El capítulo ultimate del libro ofrece un esquema que ayudará a los lectores a analizar los movimientos practicados con todo el cuerpo y a elegir los ejercicios suplementarios más adecuados para mejorar el rendimiento.

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Download Contact Improvisation: An Introduction to a Vitalizing Dance by Cheryl Pallant PDF

By Cheryl Pallant

In so much kinds of dancing, performers perform their steps with a distance that retains them from colliding with one another. Dancer Steve Paxton within the Nineteen Seventies thought of this distance a territory for research. His examine of intentional touch ended in a public functionality in 1972 in a Soho gallery, and the identify “contact improvisation” used to be coined for the shape of unrehearsed dance he brought. instead of copyrighting it, Paxton allowed it to adapt and spread.
during this ebook the writer attracts upon her personal adventure and study to give an explanation for the artwork of touch improvisation, within which dance companions propel stream by way of actual touch. They roll, fall, spiral, jump, and slip alongside the contours and momentum of relocating our bodies. The textual content starts off with a historical past, then describes the weather that outline this kind of dance. next chapters discover how touch improvisation pertains to self and identification; how classification, race, gender, tradition and body structure impact dance; how dance promotes connection in a tradition of isolation; and the way it pertains to the idea that of group. the ultimate bankruptcy is a set of routines defined within the phrases of lecturers from around the usa and in a foreign country. Appendix A describes the best way to arrange and continue a weekly jam; Appendix B information urged analyzing, video clips and net sites.
teachers contemplating this booklet to be used in a direction may possibly request an exam reproduction here.

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