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The Thinking Body by Mabel Todd

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Published by Princeton Book Company .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Biomechanics, human kinetics,
  • Sports injuries & medicine,
  • Posture,
  • Dance - Reference,
  • Performing Arts,
  • Dance,
  • Dance - General,
  • Physiology,
  • Performing Arts / Dance / Reference,
  • Animal mechanics

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages314
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8347193M
ISBN 100871270145
ISBN 109780871270146

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Originally published in , this classic in the study of human physiology and the effect of psychological and mental processes on human movement is a favorite of dancers, students of motor development, and all those concerned with questions of human fitness.   The Thinking Body-The Feeling Mind is a contemporary movement and healing technique that can reduce pain, waylay pending surgery, minimize movement limitations and create possibility for life, athletics, dance and theater. The book, published in the s, stresses the importance of body awareness, posture, balance, breathing and so on. However, as a nonmedical reader, I found the scientific explanations overwhelming but still plodded through. There is no doubt that a book Reviews: Todd's work was published in her book The Thinking Body (), which is now considered by modern dance schools to be a classic study of physiology and the psychology of movement.

The Thinking Body - Free ebook download as PDF File .pdf) or view presentation slides online. The Thinking Body SPG Marilyn Monroe Walking as if a hook was attached to your head. This does something to your body and you hold yourself differently/5(16). Lulu Sweigard, who coined the term Ideokinesis, and Barbara Clark furthered Todd's work. Todd's work was published in her book The Thinking Body (), which is now considered by modern dance schools to be a classic study of physiology and the psychology of movement. The Thinking Body, originally published in , is a classic in the study of human physiology, and the effect of psychological and mental processes on human movement. Todd was far ahead of her time in seeing the relationship between thought and movement/5().   The thinking body. By Mabel Elsworth Todd. There's no description for this book yet. Can you add one? Subjects. Animal mechanics, Posture.