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Physical Education & Dance Coursework

At Mount Mary University, we strive to educate and develop the whole person so you can achieve personal and professional success. Our physical education and dance courses promote living a healthy lifestyle, and can help you relieve stress and create harmony for your mind, body and spirit.

Courses to Meet the Fine Arts Curriculum Requirement

Mount Mary offers several courses in dance that may fulfill the university’s fine arts core curriculum requirement, including:

  • Modern Dance
  • Modern Dance II
  • Creative Improvisation
  • Dance Composition
  • Modern Dance Technique & Theory
  • The History of Dance
  • Dance in Film
  • History of Ballet
  • Dance Performance
  • Dance Performance and Globalization

Fitness Courses for Credit

Health, wellness and fitness classes offer a variety of workouts and individualized programs. Class sizes are limited to enable instructors to provide individual instruction. Courses are taught at the Bloechl Recreation Center’s gymnasium and fitness center, as well as in gymnasium in in Caroline Hall.

Courses include:

  • Basic Aerobics I & II
  • Beginning & Basic Self-Defense for Women
  • Cardio-Aerobic Strength Training
  • Fitness I & II
  • Fit Walk
  • Relax and Revitalize through Movement
  • Strength Training for Beginners
  • Wellness Concepts
  • Yoga I & II

For more information on fitness courses and credits, consult the Undergraduate Bulletin (PDF) .

Dance Association

The Dance Association is a noncredit group open to all students, faculty, alumnae and staff of Mount Mary who want to participate in movement workshops, choreography and performance. The group presents two dance concerts annually. Contact Jacqueline Luedtke, faculty adviser, for more information.

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