Teaching Tip: An Intro to Attentional Focus in Dance
By Clare Guss-West, Director of the Dance & Creative Wellness Foundation
What is the power of attentional focus and what can it add to your dance teaching and performance? Here is a brief overview that I included in my presentation on Attentional Focus in Dance that was offered at the Dance Health Finland conference last Fall.
Learn more from Clare Guss-West in her book, Attention and Focus in Dance.
Trained as a classical and contemporary dancer and musician, Clare began choreographing with American composer Philip Glass and was resident choreographer and director at English National Opera. She has done productions for Lyric Opera of Chicago, Los Angeles Opera, Seattle Opera, San Francisco Opera and Ballet, Dutch National Opera and Ballet, Royal Opera House, BBC Proms and Opéra de Paris.