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Principles of Dance Movement Therapy

Theories, principles and techniques of movement in the dance therapy field. Topics include the symbolic aspects of the body; the physiological basis of emotion; movement from a developmental perspective; and cultural differences in movement behavior.The creative process as analogous to the therapeutic process is explored. A lexicon of movement elements is examined as a systematic tool for observation and interpretation. The relationship to education is emphasized.

Course #
MPADE-GE 2502
Units
3
Term
Spring
Department