Three Voices: Researching how somatic education informs contemporary dance technique classes

  title={Three Voices: Researching how somatic education informs contemporary dance technique classes},
  author={S. Fortin and W. Long and M. Lord},
  journal={Research in Dance Education},
  pages={155 - 179}
Many authors have claimed that methods of somatic education such as Alexander, Body-Mind-Centering and Feldenkrais influence the teaching of dance. However, there is a lack of research that fully examines how this is occurring. In this study, three researchers used ethnographic methods to understand how the Feldenkrais Method® of somatic education informed a series of contemporary technique classes in a professional setting in Montreal, Canada. The collaborative research process resulted in… Expand
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