Principles of Somatics

Principles of Somatics
Experiential approach to movement training including body patterning. Integration and personal expression of body and movement choices.
 Hours2.0 Credit, 2.0 Lecture, 1.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesDANCE 243R & DANCE 244R; or DANCE 291R; Dance 342.
 ProgramsContaining DANCE 343
Course Outcomes

Somatic Principles and Practices

Students will be able to:

1. identify and demonstrate a basic theoretical and practical understanding of selected Somatic principles and practices.

Movement Awareness and Understanding

2. demonstrate an awareness and understanding of movement from a place of inward knowing.

Physical Connectivity

3. physically embody connectivity

Personal Movement Choices

4. understand the joys and consequences of their own personal movement choices

Teaching and Coaching Practices

5. integrate the concepts of the class into the practical applications of teaching, coaching and re-patterning for self or other.