When & Where

Quick Facts

  • Availability Yes
  • Tutor TBC SHE HPL - Grade H
  • Course Code K23SHER04A
  • Suitable For 19 year olds and up are permitted on this course

What you will learn

This introductory course is for anyone with an interest in how an understanding of science can help with the learning and development of dance. You will learn how key physics principles can be used to understand key skills such as balancing, spinning and jumping.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Define dance science as a field of study
  • Understand key physics concepts behind dance
  • Understand how balance is maintained
  • Understand how dizziness can be controlled
  • List the beneficial effects of dance


  • Full fee
  • Concession fee
  • Class format and activities

    A series of fun and engaging sessions. You will learn through practical activities, demonstrations, group work. videos and discussion.In order to ensure that you make the best possible progress on your course, you will have regular and detailed feedback from your tutor, in a constructive and supportive environment.

    Entry requirements

    Open to all - no prior knowledge necessary.

    What you need to know before you enrol

    There will be some gentle movement involved within the sessions to illustrate principles. You should wear sensible shoes and be prepared to take part in the activities. For further course information please email science.enquiries@morleycollege.ac.uk

    What you need

    A notepad and pen would be useful. All other materials and handouts will be provided.

    What you can do next

    Explore other areas of Science with our Key Concepts courses.Join one of our many dance and fitness classes.