CSPH 5555: Introduction to Body and Movement-based Therapies

This course will be offered in a blended format with in person class dates. Check the Schedule Builder for synchronous meeting dates and times. 

Graduate Students, Undergraduate students with junior status or above, or instructor consent.
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Course Description

This course will cover basic theories and approaches of selected Somatic Therapies and Somatic Psychotherapy (Dance/Movement and body-based therapies). It will include 1) western historic and theoretical perspectives on the use of movement, dance and somatic re-patterning for well-being, 2) introductions and demonstrations of specific somatic approaches, and 3) brief introduction of the application of these techniques to specific populations and settings. The experiential part of the course will include individual, partner and group exercises intended to embody and deepen the topics covered in the class.

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Course Format
In person
Semester Course Offered:
  • Spring

CSPH 5555 Course Flyer (PDF)