May 19, 2024  
2023-2024 University Catalog 
2023-2024 University Catalog

DANC 272 Introduction to Bartenieff Fundamentals™

1 credits 22.5 hours
200 level undergraduate course

This course introduces students to Bartenieff Fundamentals™, a set of concepts and principles
based upon developmental movement and established by Irmgard Bartenieff to help create
neuromuscular building blocks for efficiency, coordination, and flow of movement. Students will
learn basic Bartenieff exercises in relationship to the concepts of dynamic alignment, breath
support, core support, rotary function, initiation and sequencing, spatial intention,
weight transfer, dynamic intention, and developmental patterning.

This course may be completed 2 times for credit.