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The Anatomy of Directing: The Throat (Forward & Up, Part 2)

The Anatomy of Directing: The Throat (Forward & Up, Part 2)

In books on movement and anatomy, the throat is often overlooked because it is not considered to be part of the movement system. But we must remember that, as part of the flexor sheet on the front of the body, the throat is involved in many everyday movements, not to mention speech. And because it is connected with head balance, it also profoundly affects the larger movement system and comes into play as we direct, which is why we have to know something about how it works…

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