136. History of somatics – with Kelly Mullan

Academic and ex dancer Kelly joins the shadow to discuss her beginnings as a dancer., a definition of somatics, the history of the field, oration, Leo Kofler, Gindler, Shelver, Delsarte, the western influence on yoga, Ling gymnastics, Stebbins, FM Alexander, Feldenkrais, Laban, Mabel Todd and ideokinesis, Martha Eddy and Bonnie Bainbridge Cohen. A really good history lesson form someone who’s done their homework!



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