Body and Mind in Motion: Dance and Cognitive Neuroscience in Conversation

batsonheader52Thank you to dancer, teacher, researcher, and author Glenna Batson for two great  conversations about her work and her new book “Body and Mind in Motion: Dance and Cognitive Neuroscience in Conversation” and about her research on improving balance through somatics and dance improvisation.

Here’s Part 1 about “Body and Mind in Motion: Dance and Neuroscience in Conversation”  

Here’s Part 2 about Glenna’s research on balance

Glenna Batson, who holds a master’s degree in physical therapy and a doctorate in clinical neuroscience, is professor emeritus of physical therapy at Winston-Salem University and Fulbright senior specialist in dance science at the Trinity-Laban Conservatoire of Dance and Music in London. She is also an internationally recognized Alexander Technique practitioner and teacher. Glenna played a pioneering role in the development of the field of Dance Science and Somatics as a mentor, lecturer, and researcher.

Check out Glenna’s research on the impact of dance improvisation and the brain in Parkinson’s disease by clicking here.

Mind & Body in Motion with host Susan Chandler airs on internet radio station Tuesdays from 4 to 4:30 pm MT.

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