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The Alexander Technique  – 

Anatomy in Motion for Yoga Practitioners 

Sunday, November 20th from 2-4 pm (Upper Body Skeletal Support)

Global Breath Studio – Downtown Durham. For full description and regisration


Corps Anatomy – a Bodywise Movement Class 

October 29 and November 19, 3:00pm–5:00pm

For full description and registration go to adf studios/workshops


Latest Contact Quarterly interview

When my book Body and Mind in Motion first came out at the end of 2014, I was interviewed by Marlon Barrios Solano, an interdisciplinary artist, researcher based in Germany and the USA, as well as the and curator for a wonderful internet platform on dance called dance-tech.net  That interview has been republished in Contact Quarterly, in the latest issue (2016; 41:2, pp.  31-27),

DANCE, SOMATICS AND NEUROSCIENCE: An Interview with Glenna Batson about her book Body and Mind in Motion, by Marlon Barrios Solano.

CQ is a ‘vehicle for moving ideas’ on dance and improvisation. Take a look for yourself, if you care not familiar with the expansive coverage that would appeal to all movement enthusiasts.  I thank Nancy Stark-Smith, Lisa Nelson, Melinda Buckwalter and the rest of the staff who saw the interview into the latest issue of CQ  with sensitivity. I also thank Marlon for his incredible zest for the topics discussed in the body, and Margaret Wilson, my co-pilot who helped steer the work and contributed her own chapter on vertical dance.

 Amazon Author page

Body & Mind in Motion: Dance & Neuroscience in Conversation

My tome of perspectives on dance and cognitive studies, with assistance from my dear colleague, Dr. Margaret Wilson, University of Wyoming,Theatre and Dance!

Dance, Somatics & Spiritualities: Contemporary Sacred Narratives 

Co-editors and contributors are Amanda Williamson, Sarah Whatley, Rebecca Weber and myself, 20 other international experts in dance, bodymind disciplines and spiritual studies. Forward by Don Hanlon Johnson.

Both books are published by Intellect UK/ University of Chicago Press and available through Amazon.

Glenna’s chapter, Alexander Technique and the Science of Self-Regulation, was published in Alexander Technique in Context, by HITE, Health Integrated Technique and Training in 2015.

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