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U. OFFERS SHORT COURSE ON DANCE AND MUSIC THERAPY

Published: Thursday, July 7 1994 12:00 a.m. MDT

"`Dance/Movement Therapy and Music Therapy: Powerful Tools in Healing" will be the subject of a class Monday-Wednesday, July 11-13, as part of the 10th Summer Institute in Human Services. Itwill be held from 5:45 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. each evening in the Graduate School of Social Work Building at the University of Utah. It is sponsored by the U. Division of Continuing Education for the Graduate School of Social Work.

The class will show how movement and sound can be used in healing. A blending of toning, movement, vocal and instrumental improvisations and guided imagery will all be a part of the tapestry of interactions.Attendance is open, but should be of special interest to dancers, musicians, students, health care and mental health professionals, educators and those interested in personal process. One hour of university credit is available at the usual rate through the DCE; the non-credit fee is $95. All attending must pay a $5 special fee.

Teachers will be Lynn Koshland, dance/movement therapist and social worker at the Children's Center; Lisa Curry, director of adjunct therapy at Charter Behavioral Health System in Dothan, Ala.; and Pat Toomey, director of mission effectiveness at St. Joseph's Villa. Music therapists Marianne Swartz and Ada Mae Krouse will also teach.

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