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PACD 106 Somatic Practices for Dancers

strong>Course Description: This course incorporates numerous somatic techniques as Alexander Technique, Feldenkrais, Bartenieff, and (MELT) Method of Hands-off Bodywork principals to build mind-body awareness, improve posture, and detect imbalances and tension within the muscles and joints. This course is a self-treatment technique that achieves effects similar to those achieved by manual therapists. Using specific foam rollers and balls, the methods in class will help to rehydrate the connective tissues and rebalance the nervous system. This, in turn, leaves the body in a more balances state.

Course Rotation: Fall and Spring

Credits

1 credits