Moving Consciously

Moving Consciously

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The popularity of yoga and Zen meditation has heightened awareness of somatic practices. Individuals develop the conscious embodiment central to somatics work via movement and dance, or through touch from a skilled teacher or therapist often called a somatic bodyworker. Methods of touch and movement foster generative processes of consciousness in order to create a fluid interconnection between sensation, thought, movement, and expression. In Moving Consciously , Sondra Fraleigh gathers essays that probe ideas surrounding embodied knowledge and the conscious embodiment of movement and dance. Using a variety of perspectives on movement and dance somatics, Fraleigh and other contributors draw on both scholarship and personal practice to participate in a multifaceted investigation of a thriving worldwide phenomenon. Their goal: to present the mental and physical health benefits of experiencing one's inner world through sensory awareness and movement integration. Contributors: Richard Biehl, Robert Bingham, Hillel Braude, Alison East, Sondra Fraleigh, Kelly Ferris Lester, Karin Rugman, Catherine Schaeffer, Jeanne Schul, and Ruth Way.Somatic Transformations through Dance, Yoga, and Touch Sondra Fraleigh ... Richard P. Brown and Patricia L. Gerbarg, a€œSudarshan Kriya Yogic Breathing in the Treatment of Stress Anxiety and Depression: Part Ia€”Neurophysiologic Model, a€anbsp;...

Title:Moving Consciously
Author:Sondra Fraleigh
Publisher:University of Illinois Press - 2015-07-15


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