Dance Science, Somatics and Art Therapies

Dance Science, Somatics and Art Therapies is an in-depth exploration of dance anatomy and body therapies, teaching bodily practices that bridge the separation between mind and body. These valuable skills translate to students pursuing a career in dance therapy, physical therapy and graduate research in movement analysis.

Margaret (Mollie) Frederiksen '13
Margaret (Mollie) Frederiksen '13: My history as a dancer combined with my interest in the human body and how it works drew me towards dance medicine.
Heather Southwick '90
Heather Southwick '90: While in graduate school, I began to combine my love of dance and medicine through an internship with Boston Ballet.
Clare Schweitzer '12
Clare Schweitzer '12: as a double major in dance and mathematics, I found that many threads ran through my two fields of study.
Rebecca Malcolm-Nai '87, Adjunct Faculty
Rebecca Malcolm-Naib '87: the dance program at MHC nurtured and launched my multi-faceted career in dance.