Living in Movement: Development of Somatic Practices in Different Cultures

@article{Fortin2002LivingIM,
  title={Living in Movement: Development of Somatic Practices in Different Cultures},
  author={S. Fortin},
  journal={Journal of Dance Education},
  year={2002},
  volume={2},
  pages={128 - 136}
}
  • S. Fortin
  • Published 2002
  • Psychology
  • Journal of Dance Education
Over 20 years have passed since Martha Myers1 published her seminal articles on the uses of somatics by the United States dance community. In this article I will reflect on the evolution of somatics in different dance communities around the world. My standpoint is based primarily on personal encounters with practitioners from different countries who have generously shared their experiences and perspectives. More specifically, my voice is influenced by my position as a French Canadian who has… Expand
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