The Use of Balls in Kinetic Awareness

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Jill I. Green, Professor and Director of Graduate Studies (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
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Abstract: Somatic education provides a wealth of body-mind systems and approaches that allow us to become aware of our inner psycho-physical selves and movement capabilities. This focus on an experiential understanding of the holistic functioning of mind and body may enhance performance and expressiveness. Kinetic Awareness is one approach to somatic education that provides an opportunity to explore movement potential and develop movement possibilities. This system of body-mind reeducation, developed by Elaine Summers, focuses on increased movement efficacy and ease through heightened awareness of automatic and conscious movement. It enhances the understanding of the language that the body uses to communicate with ourselves.

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Language: English
Date: 1992
dance education, kinetic awareness, somantic education

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