Movement Improvisation by Georgette Schneer
|Publisher||Human Kinetics Publishers|
|Language||English, Spanish, and French|
Movement Improvisation: In the Words of a Teacher and Her Students shows you how to teach expressive movement by helping students recognize and release the creativity inside them. In this book, you'll learn the many benefits of movement improvisation, the principles involved in teaching it, and the techniques used to stimulate it. And you'll discover how to conduct a creative movement class, including tips on building trust and establishing group unity. The book features 163 classroom-tested themes, which are excellent for eliciting genuine impromptu responses. These themes are categorized by experience level, number of participants, and purpose. All of the themes are presented in an easy-to-use table that helps you quickly find an appropriate theme. You'll also find 136 illuminating quotations from student interviews over the years. These quotes illustrate how the concepts in the book work in practice and give you an idea of how students react to improvisation experiences.