A Practical Study of Noguchi Taiso in Creative Lesson School in Japan

Yuko Hatano

Kobe Shinwa Women’s University

Yuko Hatano is a professor at Kobe Shinwa Women’s University in Japan. She teaches dance and expressive movement for students preparing to be teachers. She received a MA degree from Nara Women's University in Japan. She was a visiting scholar in the Dance Department at UCLA during 1992-93. She performed at the Ethiopian National Theater during Japan Week in 1999. She is a member of the Japanese Society for Dance Research, and Japanese Olympic Academy.


In Japan, despite the rapid expansion of educational opportunities for dance, most students seem to have technical difficulties in maintaining a balance between tenseness and relaxation of their muscles during a dance... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Yuko Hatano (Kobe Shinwa Women’s University)
  2. Rumi Otake (No)

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• Transformative learning and teaching in physical education and sports pedagogy , • Innovative perspectives on physical education, physical activity, health and wellbeing a


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