Remembering Flow: Balancing the Nervous System in Movement

Andrea Olsen

Andrea Olsen

Andrea Olsen is a Professor of Dance and has held the John C. Elder Professorship in Environmental Studies at Middlebury College, in Middlebury, Vermont (USA). She’s the author of Body and Earth, An Experiential Guide, (UPNE 2002) and Bodystories, A Guide to Experiential Anatomy (Station Hill 1991/UPNE 2002) in collaboration with Caryn McHose. Andrea performs and teaches internationally and is on the faculty of the Embodyoga teacher-training program for Yoga Center Amherst in Massachusetts. She was a Fulbright Senior Scholar in New Zealand in 2003, working with Maori, Samoan, and Cook Island dancers and teaches annual Body and Earth Training Programs in the US and abroad. Andrea’s third book, The Place of Dance: A Somatic Guide to Dancing and Dance Making, with Caryn McHose, will be published by Wesleyan University Press in January 2014.

David Hurwith interviews Andrea Olsen
Recorded by the sea in Santa Barbara, May 21st, 2014

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