Sukha Gildart
Lecturer, Body as Instrument, Musicology

Sukha Gildart is a nationally-recognized choreographer, movement teacher and coach. She is at the forefront of developing programs for musicians, opera singers, songwriters and others that teach self-knowledge through the body and conscious movement. Her work has supported the careers, creative process and overall health of musicians, opera singers, songwriters, visual artists, dancers, scholars and others. Drawing on her more than 25 years of experience, she incorporates contemporary ballet, modern dance, pilates, yoga, performance composition, and mindfulness-based meditation. Her latest course at UCLA imparts life skills through the practice of movement technique and interdisciplinary performance and composition.

Musicologists Transcend the Mind-Body Divide in Coursework and Research
The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music Department of Musicology is at the forefront of conducting research and developing courses that focus on the role of the body in relation

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