Releasing into Process: Joan Skinner and the use of imagery in the teaching of dance 

Davis, Bridget. (1970). Coventry University, UK. Available to purchase via this link.

In Its Purest Form: a rare insight into the work of Joan Skinner

Agis, Gaby  & Moran, Joe (2002), Foundation for Community Dance, p. 20-22.

You can’t make a leaf to grow by stretching it : some notes on the philosophical implications of Skinner Releasing Technique

Alexander, Kirsty (2001), in Performance Journal 18 Winter/ Spring, Centre for Movement Research in New York, p. 8-9.

Unravelling the Dance: an exploration of dance’s underdeveloped relationship with its kinaesthetic nature

Alexander, Kirsty (2003), paper presented at the New Connectivity Conference, London: Laban.

Regarding the Nature of Process in the Skinner Releasing Technique 

Davidson, Robert (1979).

Skinner Releasing Technique: dancing from within, in Journal of Dance and Somatic

Emslie, Manny (2009). Volume 1 Number 2, p. 169-175.

Releasing Sensibilities: Joan Skinner in conversation with Gaby Agis

Hobson, Will (1997). Volume 13 No.3, Spring 1997.

What is Process?

Metcalf, Sally (2003).

Quiet Unfolding: Skinner Releasing Technique in Britain

Moran, Joe (2006).

‘The Kinaesthetic Imagination’, interview with Joan Skinner, Contact Quarterly

Neuhaus, Bettina (2010). In French in De l’une à l’autre: composer, apprendre et partager en mouvements, Bruxelles: Contredanse, 2011

Travelling from the middle through the middle, paper presented at the New Connectivity Conference

Skelton, Rebecca (2003).
Skelton, Rebecca (2002).
Skinner, Joan, Bridget Davis, Robert Davidson, Kris Wheeler & Sally Metcalf (1979). Volume V.1 Fall 1979.

Lizzy Le Quesne (2018) in Journal of Dance and Somatic Practices 2018. Issue 10.1 ‘Pedagogy and Process: Somatic Informed Education in a Postmodern Era’ 


An Intricate Field. In search of freedom and togetherness: inter-subjectivity and materiality in shared space.

Lizzy Le Quesne (2015) Chapter in Attending to Movement, Ed Natalie Garret-Brown, Kirsty Alexander, Sarah Whatley, Triarchy Press 2015

An Image That’s Alive: Conversation on the image worlds of Skinner Releasing Technique & Amerta Movement

with Sally E. Dean, Margit Galanter, Lily Kiara, and Julie Nathanielsz (2020)

An action of orientation – Skinner Releasing Technique in reflective practice
Sally E. Dean and Julie Nathanielsz, (2017)

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