1 Learn through sensory awareness, proprioception & imagery.
2 Know the body as intelligent source for direction & information.
3 Develop skills in observation, awareness, responsiveness & expressiveness.
4 Employ bodily systems to create dynamic balance & form.
5 Use vocabulary of anatomy, spatial intent, movement qualities, and design elements.
6 Charge dance artists to research their own questions and regard what they feel as important.
7 Investigate unfolding embodiment & personal virtuosity.
8 Embolden all body shapes, ages, & abilities with agency & refinement.
9 Create performance everywhere.
10 Apply principles, tenets, and practices for self-sustenance and economic access.
PREPARE. MOVE. DANCE. WITNESS.
Questions within each phase support focused, layered discovery and research.
Guide available for download on "Resources" page.
Copyright © Jane Hawley, Movement Fundamentals
All Photos: Silver Moon Photography
THIS MOVEMENT PARADIGM FOR ACCESSING THE BODY AS PRIMARY SOURCE IS GUIDED BY PAIRED PRINCIPLES, 4 PHASES, AND TENETS OF PRACTICE FOR ALL AGES AND ABILITIES.
MF I PRACTICES OF ALIGNMENT & FUNCTION
Explores connections between somatic practice and performance preparation.
MF II PRACTICES OF RANGE & EFFICIENCY
Explores refining movement with new movement possibilities.
MF III PRACTICES OF VOCABULARY & INTENTION
Explores performance, versatility, and invention.