Item description for Inner Rhythm: Dance Training for the Deaf (Performing Arts Series , Vol 3) by Naomi Benari...
This is an account of a search for ways to teach dance to the profoundly deaf in a variety of schools and settings. Naomi Benari describes the methods and games she devised with the children to heighten their awareness of rhythm, music and the breath inherent in every dance movement. Inner Rhythm shows the author's gradual realization that knowledge of music is the basis for dance teaching, and that this knowledge can also enhance the training of hearing dancers. This concept led Naomi Benari to the conviction that, for the hearing as well as for the deaf, dance and music can be an alternative way of knowing, and an opportunity for children to learn to express their unarticulated feelings and thoughts, to communicate, socialize and to explore the world in which they live. Aimed at teachers of the deaf and dance therapists, this book with will also be of interest to all dance teachers, particularly those concerned with the inter-relationship between dance and music, as well as those who are
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.25" Width: 7" Height: 10" Weight: 0.6 lbs.
Release Date Oct 1, 1995
ISBN 3718656124 ISBN13 9783718656127