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School of Dance

The Somatics Lab "Dedicated to Movement/Canyon Ranch and Enid and Mel Zuckerman" is a multipurpose space located in the Stevie Eller Dance Theatre. This space turns into the dressing rooms for all concerts.  It is the home of the UA Dance Pilates and Movement Therapy Program which is tailored to meet the specific needs of our dance majors, focusing on core strength, movement awareness, body symmetry and injury prevention. Fully endorsed by Pilates Master Ron Fletcher and taught by Fletcher Pilates Program Director, the program features state of the art professional Pilates studio equipment. The multi-level program includes both group equipment and mat classes and is designed to give all Dance majors a foundational centering and balancing technique to practice throughout their dance careers and beyond.