Hi all of you, I have been appreciating this discussion and loving that the question was asked. It is a wonderful gift to read the conversation. If I may chime in, Richard, while yes, all elements of LMA are potentially always present, it can get cumbersome and also not always useful to articulate what is happening on such a micro-level. Being able to tune into the aspects of BESS that are more predominant and more nuanced can be a useful aspect, for me in using LMA. For example I had a student (an artist) who tended to be most clear spatially when they moved, and I found that in teaching her, if I used spatial guidance, it was easier for her to learn the movement.
It seems to me that the decision of whether to use Body or Space terminology would reflect a number of factors, including the intention of the observation (are you teaching, writing about, assessing etc) as well as the balance between the various BESS elements of the movement being described...so yes they are all there, but not all of them might be equally relevant in that context.