Dance, Choreography, Yoga
Associate Professor of Dance
Director MFA in Dance: Creative Practice
Rosana Barragan is a dance and movement artist and educator. Her graduate degree in Dance Studies from the Laban Centre/City University in London integrates three scholarly areas: choreography, choreological studies and aesthetics. Rosana is certified as a Body Mind Dancing teacher and registered through ISMETA as a Dynamic Embodiment Somatic Movement Educator and Therapist. Rosana has worked as a professor of dance at universities in her native country, Colombia, and is currently tenure track faculty at Saint Mary’s College of California where she teaches in both the undergraduate and graduate dance programs. Rosana is an advocate of dance and somatics on the West Coast and owns a dance school for children, which method, is part of enrichment programs at schools in San Francisco. Her choreographic work has been awarded internationally for its success at embracing social awareness.