Joints and Bones - Space - Third Dimension

The human body as an architectural structure…

Each body has a visible and recognizable form. Form is first described in general terms, then what influences this form from the moment of your birth to the point in life where you are now. After a full explanation of Form, similarities between different dance forms become recognizable. Form mainly covers the 10 body parts and how they are used in the dance. The body parts are defined in the space…

Form is a fundamental element of art; it refers to the structure or organization of the movements and patterns within a dance.
Form is three-dimensional and is related to bones, joints and space. You can explore, experience, and discover Form in your body awareness through:
Singular-Composed, Geometric-Organic, and Symmetric-Asymmetric: you can create a unique and exciting dance by exploring Form in a dance.


The GEM Method is a holistic approach, created and developed by Ton Greten. GEM stands for “Greten Equation Movement”. It is based on the mutual and reciprocal relation between three variables. The performance of Form, Expression and Dynamic combined will result in a certain Personality.

Personality = Form + Expression + Dynamic; P = F+E+D (F.E.D.)

              Form – Bones/joints – Space

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