The Thinking Body

Author: Mabel Elsworth Todd
Editor: Princeton Book Company Pub
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Originally published in 1937, this classic in the study of human physiology and the effect of psychological and mental processes on human movement is a favorite of dancers, students of motor development, and all those concerned with questions of human fitness.

The Thinking Body

Author: Mabel Elsworth Todd
Editor: New York : Dance Horizons
ISBN: 9780939266548
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"A classic study of physiology and the effect of psychological processes on movement that has a mind/body approach, which makes it a favorite of dancers. This brand new edition is an EXACT reproduction of the original 1937 edition and includes all original illustrations!"--Amazon.com.

Thinking Body Dancing Mind

Author: Chungliang Al Huang
Editor: Bantam
ISBN: 0307568393
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Written by a sports psychologist and a renowned T'ai Chi master, here is a guide to enriching all of life's pursuits through the practice of its simple mental tools and wisdom. Using stories of success from athletes and businesspeople, the authors present techniques and exercises to promote relaxation and enhance performance.

Thinking Bodies

Author: Juliet Flower MacCannell
Editor: Stanford University Press
ISBN: 9780804723060
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The diverse group of philosophers and literary critics who contribute to this volume address the question of how bodies think, how thought is embodied, from a variety of approaches including deconstruction, Lacanian psychoanalysis, feminist theory, postmodernism, cultural and media studies, literary criticism, and the revisionist study of oppressed peoples.

The Thinking Body

Author: Roy Sturgess
Editor: Lulu.com
ISBN: 1999308611
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Sound Music And The Moving Thinking Body

Author: Marilyn Wyers
Editor: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
ISBN: 144386384X
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It has long been known that practicing musicians and dancers draw upon interdisciplinary relationships between sound and movement to inform their work and that many performance arts educators apply these relationships in working with aspiring composers, choreographers and performers. However, most material on the subject has been, to this point, relegated to single chapters in books and journal articles. Now, Sound, Music and the Moving-Thinking Body brings together the diverse topics researchers and practitioners across the sector are exploring, and raises issues concerning the collaborative aspects of creating and performing new work. Sound, Music and the Moving-Thinking Body is a result of the Composer, Choreographer and Performer Collaboration Conference of Contemporary Music and Dance/Movement 2012 hosted by the Institute of Musical Research, Senate House, University of London, and the Department of Music at Goldsmiths, University of London.

On Chinese Body Thinking

Author: Kuang Min Wu
Editor: BRILL
ISBN: 9789004101500
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This book uses Western philosophical tradition to make a case for a form of thinking properly associated with ancient China. The book's thesis is that Chinese thinking is concrete rather than formal and abstract, and this is gathered in a variety of ways under the symbol "body thinking." The root of the metaphor is that the human body has a kind of intelligence in its most basic functions. When hungry the body gets food and eats, when tired it sleeps, when amused it laughs. In free people these things happen instinctively but not automatically. The metaphor of body thinking is extended far beyond bodily functions in the ordinary sense to personal and communal life, to social functions and to cultivation of the arts of civilization. As the metaphor is extended, the way to stay concrete in thinking with subtlety becomes a kind of ironic play, a natural adeptness at saying things with silences. Play and indirection are the roads around formalism and abstraction. Western formal thinking, it is argued, can be sharpened by Chinese body thinking to exhibit spontaneity and to produce healthy human thought in a community of cultural variety.

Thinking Body Dancing Mind

Author: Lukas Bell
Editor:
ISBN: 9781091079489
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Perfect for personal use, or for your whole office. Get yours today.Whether on your desk at home or in your bag on the go our professionally designed! Specifications: Cover Finish: Matte Dimensions: 6" x 9" (15.24 x 22.86 cm) Interior: Blank, White Paper, Unlined Pages: 110

Thinking The Body As A Basis Provocation And Burden Of Life

Author: Gert Melville
Editor: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
ISBN: 3110407477
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The body is at the same time a place where we express duration and/or discontinuity in history, a witness of radical social changes, and a factor of stabilization, but also of the transformation of human life - and therefore an eminent challenge for every human being. This book will contribute in a decisively interdisciplinary and cross-cultural way to a better understanding of the place, role, and connection of the body within social, political, and cultural shifts.

Early Modern Actors And Shakespeare S Theatre

Author: Evelyn Tribble
Editor: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1472576055
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What skills did Shakespeare's actors bring to their craft? How do these skills differ from those of contemporary actors? Early Modern Actors and Shakespeare's Theatre: Thinking with the Body examines the 'toolkit' of the early modern player and suggests new readings of the plays of Shakespeare and his contemporaries through the lens of their many skills. Theatre is an ephemeral medium. Little remains to us of the plays of Shakespeare and his contemporaries: some printed texts, scattered documents and records, and a few scraps of description, praise, and detraction. Because most of what survives are printed playbooks, students of English theatre find it easy to forget that much of what happened on the early modern stage took place within the gaps of written language: the implicit or explicit calls for fights, dances, military formations, feats of physical skill, song, and clowning. Theatre historians and textual editors have often ignored or denigrated such moments, seeing them merely as extraneous amusements or signs that the text has been 'corrupted' by actors. This book argues that recapturing a positive account of the skills and expertise of the early modern players will result in a more capacious understanding of the nature of theatricality in the period.