Authentic Movement - Moving the Self, Being Moved: A Collection of EssayISBN: 9781843107682
Authentic Movement is a new discipline aiding the creative process in choreography, writing, theatre performance, dance, graphic and expressive arts, deepening spiritual journeys and meditative states, as well as intensifying personal processes in psychotherapy, meditation and conflict resolution.This second volume on Authentic Movement is an engaging and dynamic collection of scholarly essays, personal stories, practical suggestions and resources. It reflects cutting edge work on creative expression, meditative discipline and psychotherapeutic endeavour. Part I comprises five chapters written by the most prominent Authentic Movement practitioners and teachers, which introduce the foundations and principles of Authentic Movement. In Part II, the contributors return to the source of Authentic Movement the psychotherapeutic setting and provide an in-depth examination of aspects of therapeutic relationship and change. Part III traces the development of Authentic Movement as a spiritual practice or as interface with other spiritual practices. Part IV provides an overview of new developments in Authentic Movement, Part V offers inspiring personal accounts and Part VI provides guidelines drawn from practice. These latter chapters sow the seeds for a new understanding and directions for developments of Authentic Movement.This authoritative collection will be indispensable for practitioners of Authentic Movement, students and teachers working in the field of dance therapy, art therapists and psychoanalysts.