Skinner Releasing Technique
(SRT), is a dance technique developed by Joan Skinner
that facilitates a deeper kinaesthetic experience of
movement. It is recognized as a significant way to experience
the creative self through movement and dance while integrating
SRT is based on the simple principle that when our bodies
are releasing tension and habitual holding patterns
something new can emerge.
Guided poetic imagery is used as metaphor for kinaesthetic
experience of movement. The images are interwoven with
specific music, tapping into the individual's imagination
to trigger spontaneous improvised movement.
Other parts of class involve hands-on partner studies
where students can feel their body letting go of holding
and tension patterns. SRT facilitates a deeper awareness,
greater freedom of movement and multidirectional alignment.
At the same time one finds effortlessness, strength
SRT can be beneficial to professional dancers, actors,
musicians and artists of all kinds, to people recovering
from injuries as well as anyone else. It is also an
excellent preparation to enter any improvisational and
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