2020-2021 Undergraduate Academic Catalog

CEXTH 3406 Dance/Movement Therapy: A Kinesthetic Approach to Healing

This course will provide an introduction to the field of dance/movement therapy (DMT) by studying the history and theory behind DMT, pioneers in the field, and current goals and practices. Through experiential exercises, readings, and discussion, participants will examine the interplay between creative expression, kinesthetic awareness, movement response and interaction as it pertains to DMT. The basic components of a DMT session will be identified and practiced along with methods and techniques applicable to various settings and directed towards meeting the needs of the culturally, physically, and mentally diverse human body.




CEXTH 2623 or permission of instructor