CSPH 5605: Movement and Music for Wellbeing and Healing

This course is offered in person. Check the class search for in person meeting dates and times.

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

In this course, students will be introduced to concepts in Music Therapy, Music Medicine, Dance/Movement Therapy Laban Movement Analysis, and Somatic studies techniques for health, healing and wellbeing.  Class sessions will focus on developing the student’s understanding and experience of these approaches on a personal level, how they are currently being used in specific health care settings and in relationship to specific patient populations, illnesses and diagnoses. Research surrounding these approaches will be reviewed and analyzed and integrated into course assignments. Class sessions will be didactic and experiential and will include readings, lectures, participatory exercises and class discussion.

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Course Format
In person
Semester Course Offered:
  • Fall
Course Category: