Taught course

Dance and Somatic Wellbeing: Connections to the Living Body

University of Central Lancashire · School of Journalism, Media and Performance

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Entry requirements

We are looking for students from various disciplinary backgrounds such as: Dance Studies, Arts, Health, Education and Community. All students applying for a place on this course based at the Preston campus will need to undergo a DBS check.

Months of entry


Course content

This is a unique, visionary and pioneering programme offering professional training in Dance and Somatic Movement Education. On the cutting edge of contemporary international practice, exploring the creative skills required to use movement with sensitivity, imagination and individuality, the course focuses on community facilitation. It offers the opportunity to study individual and group improvisation, kinaesthetic awareness and applied somatics philosophy to dance and movement studies. All sessions are taught in the spirit of self-discovery, non-judgement and reflection. The course develops somatic awareness with a focus on spontaneity, intuition and connection to others.

The MA Dance and Somatic Wellbeing: Connections to the Living Body course is taught on campus in Preston. Each section of the MA course covers the same course module content, and each course has unique dates, fee structure, and application process.

Information for international students

International applicants are required to have achieved an IELTS of 6.5 or above.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Course Enquiries
+44 (0)1772 892400