Topic 1 – Experiencing body awareness through expressive movement and creativity


  • To demonstrate how to use dance resources in order to enhance body awareness
  • To develop awareness of body posture and expressive use of movement
  • To develop connection and communication between emotion and bodily gesture/movement
  • To encourage reflection on the connection between emotion and movement
  • To use dance improvisation techniques to develop one’s own body language
  • To the capacity for observation and communication through gesture


  • Cantata sopra il passacaglio (L’ Arpeggiatta: “Ciaccone, bergamasche et un po di follie”, Alpha, 2004) Unit2_audio 1a
  • Tabula rasa. II, Silentium (Arvo Pärt, 1977) Unit2_audio 1b