Taster Day: MA Dance & Somatic Well-being: Connections to the Living Body University of Central Lancashire


We look forward to seeing you at our Taster Day. Please contact Course Leader Penny Collinson to register your attendance. The day runs from 12.30-3pm.

Friday 11th July 2014 

If you are unable to make this date, please contact Penny Collinson on PSCollinson@uclan.ac.uk, or by calling 01772 89 5349.

For acceptance onto the MA program a complete application and interview with MA teaching staff is required. We will run interviews at the end of each Taster Day for those who would like to apply. Follow this link for online applications: https://my.uclan.ac.uk/uclhelp/welcome.html

Venue and Directions: 

Please come to the Media Factory, ME020 Dance Studio, Kirkham St, PRESTON PR1 2HE

See link for directions,


Please arrive from 12.15; an introduction will start at 12.30 followed by a workshop until approx. 1.45. The workshop is an opportunity for embodied movement and reflection – and offers you the chance to experience ways in which we are working on the programme. The following areas will be explored and discussed during the moving process / discussion:

 Kinaesthetic awareness – engaging in movement process with openness, reflection and creativity

 Rest and relaxation/deep body listening

 An introduction to the core elements of the practical work

 Reflections upon practice and personal movement process, vocational and personal interests

 Course details

After a short break we will introduce the course modules and the year’s calendar, and also give you the opportunity to ask questions.