Staff profile

David Home

Joint Honours lead for the College of Health and Social Care, Subject leader for Dance and Movement Studies and lecturer on the Creative Expressive Therapies programme


Therapeutic Arts


College of Arts, Humanities and Education


School of Arts


Britannia Mill, Derby Campus



Lecturer in Health and Social Care. Working on the Dance and Movement Studies Joint Honours programme with movement and mindfulness and working on the Creative Expressive Therapies programme with establishing the therapeutic relationship and Personal Development Planning.

Teaching responsibilities

I am the subject leader for Dance and Movement Studies and also teach on the Creative Expressive Arts, Health and Wellbeing programme with a focus on developing the 'practitioner'. Additionally, I am currently training to become a Personal Life Coach to further support students through the programme. As a Personal Academic Tutor with an interest in Lifewide learning, I support students to engage in the programme more fully, develop their study skills, and approach their programme with purpose and direction.

Professional interests

Oriental Health and Mindfulness

Research interests

I am interested in movement and mindfulness and supporting the notion of being responsible for our own health through proactive engagement in positive mental, emotional and physical practices. 

Membership of professional bodies


Recent conferences

March 2018 - ECArTE, Nejmegen, Holland, representative for Therapeutic Practice,  the University of Derby.

September 2015 - Shiatsu Society Congress with Mr Haruhiko Masanga, son of Shizuto Masunaga founder of Meridian Shiatsu, generally regarded as the most prolific style in Europe.  This was this international teacher's first visit to the UK.


A long exposure shot of dancers on a stage

Dave Home provides insights on how his movement practices enrich lives by focusing on mindfulness and the development of the therapeutic relationship.