Contact unwinding

Rugman, K (2015) 'Contact unwinding.' In: Fraleigh, S, ed. Moving consciously : somatic transformations through dance, yoga, and touch. University of Illinois Press, Illinois. ISBN 9780252039409

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This chapter explores the process and values of contact unwinding, a major practice of the Shin Somatics method, which employs movement-based teaching through touch. 'Contact Unwinding' is an exploration between partners, which is performed in an improvisational dance context. The practice invites the inner self to instinctively express itself outwardly in a spontaneous unfolding of intuitive movement or dance. In this way, 'Contact Unwinding' interweaves dance and somatics, connecting us intimately with our moving or dancing body.

Item Type: Book Chapter or Section
Divisions: Bath School of Music and Performing Arts
Date Deposited: 12 Jan 2016 10:07
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