Maura Harris: Dance Therapy

News Date: 

Tuesday, February 23, 2016


This month's bonus Spotlight features Maura, a former Dance and Sociology double major who's now transforming the lives of people seeking physical and emotional recovery through dance therapy.

Maura, on the emerging field of creative arts therapy:

"Currently, for example, there is an influx of Syrian refugees in New York City. The community of creative arts therapists here have truly astounded me by coming together to create a supportive environment for these people, and providing therapeutic treatment where needed. Art is a form of healing in every walk of life, and is farther reaching than you might imagine."

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Read more about the dance therapy program at 92Y Harkness Dance Center here:

92Y Harkness Dance Center

Maura welcomes UCSB students to contact her via email with questions about dance therapy or advice on how to become competitive in the field. Requests to review resumes or inquiries about open positions will not be responded to.

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Editor: Brandilyn Gilbert, Academic Advisor