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Dance — Attention and Focus in Dance



How does teaching a set choreography affect the use of External Focus of Attention imagery?

How does teaching a set choreography affect the use...

For a recent online event, authors Clare Guss-West and David Leventhal introduced the broad application of Attentional Focus and elements from their newly-released professional development resource Attention and Focus Strategies for Dance Educators Online Course. Below...

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Learning Aims for the Attention and Focus Strategies for Dance Educators Online Course

Learning Aims for the Attention and Focus Strategies for...

For a recent online event, authors Clare Guss-West and David Leventhal introduced the broad application of Attentional Focus and elements from their newly-released professional development resource Attention and Focus Strategies for Dance Educators Online Course. Below...

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Three Areas of Attentional Focus

Three Areas of Attentional Focus

For a recent online event, authors Clare Guss-West and David Leventhal introduced the broad application of Attentional Focus and elements from their newly-released professional development resource Attention and Focus Strategies for Dance Educators Online Course. Below...

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Attention and Focus Strategies for Dance Educators | Virtual Launch and Preview

Attention and Focus Strategies for Dance Educators | Virtual...

For a limited time, enjoy this recording of the taster session given by authors Clare Guss-West and David Leventhal where they introduced the broad application of Attentional Focus (AF) and elements from their newly-released professional...

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Get to know Clare Guss-West and her work of attention and focus training in dance

Get to know Clare Guss-West and her work of...

By Human Kinetics Recently, the Swiss Dance Association interviewed Clare Guss-West about her dance experience and the origins of attention and focus in dance. Clare is a former professional dancer, choreographer, holistic health practitioner, and Human Kinetics...

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Teaching Tip: Becoming More Aware of Our Thoughts

Teaching Tip: Becoming More Aware of Our Thoughts

By Clare Guss-West, Director of the Dance & Creative Wellness Foundation  For most of us, shifting attention in dance is like learning a new language that becomes more familiar with practice. Even just becoming aware...

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