Episode 4: Line Focus and Physical Orientation

 Line focus is a valuable tool in both understanding and influencing a communication. Although the directions in which a body can orient in space are innumerable, there are 8 approximate positions that can be used to more closely describe the way that Line Focus can be directed. Taking cues from the performing arts, the next few episodes will focus one how we can internalize and describe physical positioning and movement in an accessible and communicable way. Expanding your Physical Orientation vocabulary will provide a strong framework from which to mentally and visually breakdown and comprehend the everyday interactions in which you find your self at home, at work, and under the spotlight.

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