PAIRED PRINCIPLES|GUIDE EMBODIMENT


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.

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.

MOVEMENT FUNDAMENTALS

4 PHASES PRACTICE |GENERATE  ARTISTRY


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

TENETS OF PRACTICE |FACILITATE CREATIVE ENVIRONMENT


   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.