By Elizabeth Hess
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This e-book offers 9 lenses wherein the physique is conventionally seen: The physique as item (the Cartesian procedure, associated with sleek, Western individualism and as considered by way of Western, allopathic medication) The physique as topic (with connection with actual theatre and the paintings of Peter Brook, Jerzy Grotowski and Eugenio Barba) The phenomenological physique (the physique holds its personal which means - the 'lived' physique as mentioned via Husserl and Merleau-Ponty) The somatic physique (familiar to Feldenkrais, BMC and somatics practitioners and consumers) The contextual physique (paying recognition to self-reflection and self-awareness within the context of the body's atmosphere) The interdependent physique (introducing matching, guiding and kinetic mirroring in circulate paintings) The environmental physique (the Santiago conception of cognition; integrated behavior; the influence of relocating in nature) The cultural physique (an understanding of culturally particular, daily-life circulation and Csordas's view of embodiment) The ecological physique (the author's procedure - drawing on Suprapto Suryodarmo's Amerta Movement/Joged Amerta, on Buddhist mindfulness and on notions of 'interbeing'.
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