ERIC Number: EJ668987
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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Three Voices: Researching How Somatic Education Informs Contemporary Dance Technique Classes.
Fortin, Sylvie; Long, Warwick; Lord, Madeleine
Research in Dance Education, v3 n2 p155-79 2002
Examined how the Feldenkrais Method of somatic education informed a series of contemporary technique classes in a professional setting in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Collaborative research findings highlighted three themes: transfer of learning, movement awareness facilitation, and construction of the dancing bodies. This study works toward a shift in the dance culture that embraces self-awareness in dance practice. (SM)
Descriptors: Dance Education, Foreign Countries, Human Body, Movement Education, Teaching Methods, Transfer of Training
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Identifiers - Location: Canada (Montreal)