One of the most harmful phenomenas in the dance world, yet rather a very common one, is individuals who think their own specific way of moving should be turned into a generic technique, and be taught/imposed as such to dancers. The damages, both physical and mental of this prevailing way of thinking about dance, are immeasurable.
Imitation offers a very limited space for learning, and it’s a sure way to stifle any form of creativity in students/dancers.
The worrying fact most dancers are attracted to those kind of ‘techniques’, has more to do with the general education system than dance in particular. ’