Somatic Movement Dance Education: A Feminist, Cognitive, Phenomenological Perspective on Creativity in Dance

2020-05-12T09:13:55Z (GMT) by Rebecca Weber Rebecca Weber

This chapter poses the following questions:

• How do embodied cognitive processes support creativity in dance making?

• What cognitive psychological theories underpin the use of somatic practices in creativity?

• What distinguishes the pedagogical environment of Somatic Movement Dance Education from traditional dance education?

• How does the SMDE environment promote autonomous, creative dance making capacities?