Linda Hartley, wisdom of the moving body, book

Linda Hartley: Wisdom Of The Body Moving

Wisdom Of The Body Moving
by Linda Hartley

This comprehensive guide by Linda Hartley introduces Body-Mind Centering, the internationally recognized field pioneered by dancer and occupational therapist Bonnie Bainbridge Cohen.

Devoting thirty-five years to a systematic investigation of the relations between bodily experience and the anatomical maps of science, Bainbridge Cohen independently discovered many of the principles that underlie Feldenkrais work, cranial osteopathy, Rolfing, dance therapy, and Zero Balancing. Experienced BMC practitioner Linda Hartley demonstrates the basic philosophy and key elements of Body-Mind Centering.

Drawing on animal and infant movements, she takes readers through the wondrous realms of Bainbridge Cohen's pantheon--from the 'minds' of the skeletal and muscular systems to the quite different inner lives of digestive, lymphatic, urinary, respiratory, vocal, circulatory, endocrine, and reproductive organs. Her choreography ultimately brings us into the states of consciousness of skins, cells, blood, fat, cerebrospinal fluid, nervous system, and brain. Hartley's explorations of the images, feelings, sensations, and intuitions of the diverse organs and cells lead to exercises that gently guide students in ways of discovering and integrating their bodies' multidimensional aspects.

Linda Hartley, wisdom of the moving body, book

Paperback: 350 pages
Publisher: North Atlantic Books,U.S. (1 Nov. 1994)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1556431740
ISBN-13: 978-1556431746
Product Dimensions: 8 x 2.8 x 23.4 cm

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