DANC 4110 - Somatic Education (2)
Prerequisites: DANC 3000 - Dance Kinesiology The discipline of somatic studies emphasizes the unity of mind and body, and an integrated experience from within, through conscious guided movement and opportunity for increased self-awareness. The course will introduce students to an understanding of general somatic principles, and a range of modalities. Additionally, the course will focus on experiential learning including embodied anatomy,developmental movement, guided imagery, as well a re-patterning and hands-on techniques. Somatic studies as applied to dance will offer the opportunity for students to deepen perceptual abilities and sensory awareness, and increase movement capability, ease, efficiency,and expressively. In-class work will be supplemented by readings, journaling, and outside assignments.
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