The experience of discourses in dance and somatics | Intellect Skip to content
Volume 1, Issue 1
  • ISSN: 1757-1871
  • E-ISSN: 1757-188X


An action research consisting of somatic education classes within a bachelor program in dance has showed how dancers negotiate the dominant dance discourse and the marginal discourse of somatic education in relation to the complexities of body and health issues. More specifically, the students appreciated the approach of the Feldenkrais Method that favoured a pedagogy compatible with health concerns and with Foucault's concept of technologies of the self.


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Keyword(s): action-research; Feldenkrais Method; Foucault; health
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