Within our book we have include a few lovely little stories from dancers about their experience with dance. Usually just a couple of paragraphs. Here we have some longer lovely accounts of conscious dance from others. Enjoy!
References from the Book
Chace, M. (1952). The use of dance in psychotherapy. The American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 22(3), 509-515.
Satir, V. (1988). The Use of Self in Therapy. The Haworth Press.
Daly, A. (2008). Caught falling: The confluence of contact improvisation, Nancy Stark Smith, and other moving ideas. University of Illinois Press.
Toro, R. (1984). Biodanza: La Danza de la Vida. Santiago: Cuatro Vientos.
Roth, G. (1997). Sweat Your Prayers: Movement as Spiritual Practice. TarcherPerigee.
Roth, G. (1998). Maps to ecstasy: Teachings of an urban shaman. New World Library.
Gore, B. (1997). The Ecstatic Experience: Healing Postures for Spirit Journeys. Bear & Company.
Heidegger, M. (1962). Being and time. (J. Macquarrie & E. Robinson, Trans.). Harper & Row. (Original work published 1927)
Levine, P. A. (1997). Waking the tiger: Healing trauma. North Atlantic Books.
Ainsworth, M. D. S., Blehar, M. C., Waters, E., & Wall, S. (1978). Attachment, exploration, and separation: Illustrated by the behavior of one-year-olds in a strange situation. Child Development, 49(1), 67-91. doi: 10.2307/1127633
Ecstatic Dance, ecstaticdance.org
Trance Dance, trance-dance.net
Authentic Movement, wikipedia.org/wiki/Authentic_Movement
Soul Motion, soulmotion.com
Contact Improvisation, wikipedia.org/wiki/Contact_improvisation
Dance Inspiration, danceinspiration.net/more/references (this page)