Well-Being Body Techniques

Course: Well-Being Body Techniques
Year:

1

Semester:

1º Semestre

Curricular Unit:

Psicologia e Comportamento Motor

ECTS:

3.0

Regent:

Maria Luísa da Silva Galvez Roubaud

Objectives:

The aim of this course is:
To contribute to the health and well-being of the student through awareness of body alignment and postural adjustment, breathing work, and recognition of own capabilities, joint limits and various degrees of tone.

Contents:

Approach to the body in its perceptual kinetic, kinesthetic and relational dimension.
Search ou collection and mastering of the appropriate gesture – proper attitude, tone and breathing – through deconditioning of gestures and postural habits of everyday life.
Experience and acquisition of basic principles, adapted do dance, in Eastern techniques (Yoga, Chi-kung).
Basic Somatic techniques ("Body Mind Centering", Contact, Feldenkrais, Bartenieff, Pilates) adapted to dance.
Relaxation Techniques; Relaxation Massage.

Evaluation:

Essentially practical classes of experimentation in various techniques presented.
Continuous assessment based on work done during the lessons, focusing on attendance, concentration and qualitative commitment. Presentation of a portfolio containing a written diary on the practical classes, and a theoretical reflection about them.
Attendance = 10%
Participation and qualitative commitment in classes = 50%
Portfolio (Diary 20% + theoretical reflection 20%) = 40%

Bibliography:

ALON, R. (2000). Espontaneidade consciente: desenvolvendo o Método Feldenkrais. São Paulo: Summus.
BOSKI, S. (1993). A relaxação activa na escola e em casa. Lisboa: Instituto Piaget.
FORTIN, S. (1993). When dance science and somatics enter the dance technique class. Kinesiology and Medicine for Dance 15/2: 88_107.
GREEN, J. (2002-2003) .Foucault and the training of docile bodies in dance education. Arts and Learning Research Journal, 19 (1).
KING, M.; GREEN, Y. (2003). Pilates – The complete body system.
LATEY, P. (2001). The Pilates Method: History and Philosophy. Journal of Bodyw Mov Ther, 5(4):275-82.
SUQUET, A. (2008) Cenas, O corpo dançante: um laboratório de percepção. In: Courtine, Jean-Jacques (Org.). História do corpo: as mutações do olhar. Século XX. Petrópolis: Vozes,. v. 3, p. 513.
The Shivananda Yoga Center (1983). The book of yoga. London: Ebury press.

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