Dance night with Peter Lovatt

Where’s your head at? Dance psychologist Dr Peter Lovatt thinks dancing can solve real-life problems. Time Out‘s dance editor Lyndsey Winship Tries it out – in the supermarket, read full story

Dr Peter Lovatt has been head of the Dance Psychology Lab at the University of Hertfordshire since founding it in 2008. Prior to this he traines in ballet, tap and jazz, and worked as a professional dancer.

The School of life features a Dance night with Peter Lovatt here at the Old Finsbury Town Hall this Friday 25th January.

Lovatt is the only academic dance psychologist in UK, he will teach you the basic moves for a range of dances throughout the night, get you dancing and share what he knows from lab research: how different moves affect our bodily chemistry, creativity and emotions. Whether you’re a total dance novice who’s never been near a tea dance, or an experienced Latin mover, you’ll learn new moves and discover the surprising science behind them.