Episode 3 Line Focus and The Emotional Center

Your body is constantly directing and receiving focus and attention. Eye focus is a familiar enough concept at work in today’s culture, but another type of focus, Line Focus, is of greater fundamental importance in the nonverbal exchange of information. Line Focus in intricately tied to what many traditions and practices refer to as the Emotional Center. This area between your navel and torso work can be utilized to great effect, allowing you underscore and project passionate feeling when you need it, but its also a vulnerable area that needs to be kept safe. Learning how to control and harness your Line Focus is a powerful way to both protect the Emotional Center and employ it to full effect while avoiding over exposure. 

Read the transcript: English/Español/日本語

Related Articles

Episode 10 Transcript

Transcript   Episode 10: Gesture, Organic and Deliberate Really Quick Before we get started here, I want to thank you for sticking with us this…

Episode 3 Transcript

Transcript   Episode 3: Line Focus and The Emotional Center You walk into your colleagues office mid-morning to ask a question. The door is standing…

Episode 12 Transcript

Transcript   The Base-to-Gesture Relationship Something interesting happens when we separate the communicative systems of the body. We dissect, we compartmentalize, we apply specific language,…

Episode 13 Transcript

Transcript   Developing a Communication Strategy     I’m pleased to welcome you to the final episode of our introductory series.  A lot of time…

Episode 6 Transcript

Transcript   Frame and Stance   In this episode we will be talking about What we call Frame: the structure of the body, and stance:…

small_c_popup.png

Welcome!

Let's get you started right away!

most learners start with our Foundation Course