Abstract

This study explores the impact of body movement and vocalization as a transformative and creative somatic learning process. It investigates the ways Shintaido, an expressive combination of martial arts and moving meditation, is transferred by adult martial arts practitioners into their everyday life experiences.

Keywords

Somatic learning, movement, martial arts, non-western perspective, images, metaphors, transfer of learning, social construction.

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Moving Without Moving: An Exploration of Somatic Learning as a Transformative Process in Adult Education

This study explores the impact of body movement and vocalization as a transformative and creative somatic learning process. It investigates the ways Shintaido, an expressive combination of martial arts and moving meditation, is transferred by adult martial arts practitioners into their everyday life experiences.