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Mindful Movement : The Evolution of the Somatic Arts and Conscious Action - by Martha Eddy (Paperback)

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In Mindful Movement, exercise physiologist, somatic therapist, and advocate Martha Eddy uses original interviews, case studies, and practice-led research to define the origins of a new holistic field—somatic movement education and therapy­—and its impact on fitness, ecology, politics, and performance. The book reveals the role dance has played in informing and inspiring the historical and cultural narrative of somatic arts. Providing an overview of the antecedents and recent advances in somatic study and with contributions by diverse experts, Eddy highlights the role of Asian movement, the European physical culture movement and its relationship to the performing arts, and female perspectives in developing somatic movement, somatic dance, social somatics, somatic fitness, somatic dance and spirituality, and ecosomatics.
Number of Pages: 369
Genre: Education, Social Science
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Univ of Chicago Pr
Author: Martha Eddy
Language: English
Street Date: July 15, 2017
TCIN: 53203587
UPC: 9781783208432
Item Number (DPCI): 248-79-3310
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