Rethinking mobility through the Alexander Technique and other embodied practices
|Starts:||11:00 9 Oct 2015|
|Ends:||15:00 9 Oct 2015|
|What is it:||Workshop|
|Organiser:||School of Social Sciences|
|Who is it for:||University staff, Adults|
How can we think creatively about changing mobilities? Mobility has become a wide and encompassing term covering migrations, everyday travels, physical movements, mobile technologies and much more. This workshop turns to embodied practices as an intriguing site for rethinking our understandings of everyday travel, transport and movements.
As part of this project we have carried out a small sub-study to explore how learning the Alexander Technique may influence people’s experience of and attitude to mobility, travel and transport. The workshop will share early findings from the research, particularly in relation to ageing and embodiment.
We are bringing together researchers working in this field, with Alexander Technique teachers/researchers, to create an opportunity for discussion and knowledge-sharing. We are looking for researchers engaged with work on mobility, ageing, holistic relationships between mind and body, and embodiment practices to attend our workshop.
Travel and Contact Information
Friends Meeting House
6 Mount Street