Glenna Batson

Glenna Batson

Independent Lecturer, Researcher, Mentor and Performer

Glenna Batson, PT, ScD, MA is an independent lecturer, researcher, mentor and performer. For five decades, she has sourced from multiple disciplines and methods in developing ways to expand the expressive envelope.

Her life-long contributions to dance have been trans-disciplinary as teacher, author, performer, and pioneering researcher in dance and Parkinson’s disease.

She created Human Origami, practice-based research in bodily folding and transformational consciousness – work honed  collaboratively with dancer and multi-media artist, Susan Sentler.

She is author of Body and Mind in Motion: Dance and Neuroscience in Conversation and co-editor/contributor to Dance, Somatics and Spiritualities: Contemporary Sacred Narratives.

Glenna Batson & Susan Sentler | Somatic An-archiving – The inter-fold of presence and absence


Sentler and Batson will investigate a mode of an-archiving through an improvisatory process called Human Origami, somatic iterations on bodily folding. Each participant will use his/her/their digital screen as mover-cum-curator/captor. The score will centre on the theme of edge, angle and light. The improviser will constrain the set up so as to produce raw (unedited) […]