Ann Randolph, on Using Improv Techniques to Access Deep Emotion
It’s a simple exercise—imbue one part of the body with a feeling and explore it, just like an actor would. Stomp around the room with angry hips. Look at the world through the challenging eyes of a jaguar.
Improv actor, Ann Randolph, explains that this technique bypasses the mind and unfolds naturally into a whole body experience of the emotion in its fullness.
In a brief clip, Ann shows how easily techniques like these can be incorporated into a therapy session.
This clip is taken from Ann Randolph's bonus session in our challenging cases video course:
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