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Hello! and welcome to my website. My name is Dr Peter Lovatt and I am a Psychologist who studies the psychology of human movement. I am the author of two books: The Dance Cure (2020) and Dance Psychology (2018). I am the co-creator of the Movement in Practice (MiP) Academy, and I deliver groovy keynotes. I am sometimes known as Dr Dance.
Sitting & Dancing – Behind the scenes photo shoot of Peter Lovatt during media interview by Digby Lovatt
THE POWER OF DANCE
A PODCAST SERIES WITH DARCEY BUSSELL, DR PETER LOVATT AND GISELLE PARKER
Join Dame Darcey Bussell and Dr Peter Lovatt in a series of conversations about The Power of Dance. Using their extensive knowledge and experience of dance we will be exploring the many benefits and attributes that dance can provide. Hosted by Giselle Parker.
Dr Peter Lovatt is an author.
Peter has written two books, several invited articles, and a handful of academic papers and blogs.
The Dance Cure, the surprising secret to being smarter, stronger, happier, is published in the UK by Short Books (release date: 2nd April 2020).
Dance Psychology: The Science of Dance and Dancers, was published in 2018.
Peter has been invited to write articles on dance by the BBC, and the Wellcome Collection and has written a collection of academic research papers on dance, memory, thinking and problem solving, improvisation, language learning, neural computation and Parkinson’s disease.
DR PETER LOVATT IS DR DANCE.
Dr Peter Lovatt is Dr Dance.
Dr Dance is passionate about telling the world about the amazing benefits of dance and movement. Dancing can make us smarter, stronger and happier, and even more beautiful. It’s true, science says so.
Dr Peter Lovatt is a world-class speaker.
He has shared keynote sessions with Oprah Winfrey and Barack Obama. Peter Lovatt gives Groovy keynotes!
Peter was amazing at Qualtrics Converge Europe - he brought an awesome energy to the room that got people fired up, dancing and learning at the same time. It was a great experience from start to finish and I can't wait to hear him speak (and dance) again."
I just saw you at the WEC in Dublin. You were terrific! You had me crying at the beginning ... and laughing at the end ... - just awesome.
Hello Dr. Lovatt, Just wanted to send a quick email to let you know that I loved your Qualtrics X4 Summit presentation. It was amazing and wonderful! Thank you so very much!
Thank you so much for being part of Talent Summit 2018.
You went down a storm with attendees and have been mentioned by many as their highlight of the day.
Movement in Practice, which is the use of movement to enhance human experience in education, health and the workplace, was devised by Occupational and Systemic Therapist Lindsey Lovatt and her Dance Psychologist husband Dr Peter Lovatt.
Movement in Practice utilizes movement to enhance human experience in business, education, health and well-being.