University of Central Lancashire

University of Central Lancashire

Dance and Somatic Well Being (Connections to the Living Body, study in New York)

This course explores the creative skills required to practice with ingenuity, individuality, insight and sensitivity; all sessions are taught in the spirit of self-discovery, non-judgment and self-reflexivity; the course is facilitated through open-ended processes of self-discovery and sensory-imaginal heart-centred educative models.

Entry requirements

A good lower 2nd in a related area of practical study at Honours level; in exceptional circumstances and after audition/interview, a place may be offered if it is felt that a candidate can evidence examples of meeting those learning outcomes through experiential learning.

Course modules

Modules may include: Proprioceptive and interoceptive sensitivity and the imagination; non-judgemental methods of feedback and facilitation; the quality of language and quality of presence; dialogical processes in relation to feeling, sensation, imagination, and functional movement description; explorations into the inner landscape of the body through interoceptive sensory awareness and meditative movement practice; skills of interoceptive and extroceptive listening supporting sensory homeostasis; the wider contextual academic paradigm in relation to current international practice; the sacred aspects of somatic movement.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 6,000 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 9,450 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MA Part-time £ 500 per Module (home fees) 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Moving Body Resources New York 10001

Key information

Course Enquiries
Telephone number: 
01772 892400