Creative Leadership

“Puccio et al. (2011) defined creative leadership as “the ability to deliberately engage one’s imagination to define and guide a group toward a novel goal – a direction that is new for the group.” Similarly, Basadur (2004) stated that creative...

Eco-somatics

Eco-somatics is an emerging interdisciplinary field which connects healing arts, movement education, improvisation, psychology, performing arts, and good old-fashioned play, with ecological consciousness. “Contemplating the teeming life of the shore, we have an...

Ecopsychology

Ecopsychology is situated at the intersection of a number of fields of inquiry, including psychology, ecology, spirituality, and environmental philosophy, but is not limited by any disciplinary boundaries. Put most simply, Ecopsychology explores the synergistic...

Embodied cognition

Embodied cognition is the belief that many features of human cognition are shaped by aspects of the body beyond the brain. The features of cognition include high level mental constructs (such as concepts and categories) and human performance on various cognitive tasks...

Eco-somatics

Ecosomatics is an emerging interdisciplinary field which connects healing arts, movement education, improvisation, psychology, performing arts, and good old-fashioned play, with ecological consciousness. Nala Walla on her definition of eco-somatics describes it thus:...

Embodied Leadership

There is a new movement in leadership development which you might not have heard of…somatic or embodied leadership. “Somatics refers to practices in the field of movement studies which emphasize internal physical perception. The term is used in movement...