The only reason for mastering technique is to make sure the body does not prevent the soul from expressing itself.
The first expression of religion was the dance, and the first motive of the dance was religion.
Dance is the product of the necessity for pure emotional expression.
Technique-bodily control-must be mastered only because the body must not stand in the way of the soul’s expression.
We have come to consider the word technique applicable only to movements that are so showy as to approach acrobatics.