dance therapy


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dance therapy

n.
A method of psychological treatment in which movement and dance are used to express and deal with feelings and experiences, both positive and negative. Also called movement therapy.
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Principles of various approaches are described, including Tai Chi, Pilates, yoga, the Feldenkrais method and dance therapy.
Dance therapy for handicapped:As a teenager, Charlotte Aubrey made a decision that was to shape her future.
A special NHS treatment room to be used for dance therapy for those suffering from physical and mental illness has also been raised as a possibility.
Some teachers may decide to pursue a specialist area of dance teaching, such as choreography or dance therapy or disability dance.
The results were a dance therapy program and a hip-hop stretching class.
In western developed societies, the beneficial effect is present in different contemporary dance therapy techniques.
Dance therapy is helping survivors of sex trafficking in India to heal from the mental and physical violence they have experienced.
Her facility is called MDance, and Korevaar believes that it's the very first of its kind--using dance therapy as a technique to reduce chronic pain and restore patients to a more active lifestyle.
Balancing massage, breathing techniques (which often fall under traditional yoga movements associated with the Hatha school) and dance therapy, the couple breaks down points of tension and helps their clients achieve a natural state of well-being.
They will also have an opportunity to heal their self-esteem by participating in various therapy programs, such as: play therapy, art therapy, dance therapy, and bibliotherapy.
Consequently, the system of Labanotation, as well as dance therapy, generated new interest in the United States for the work of Laban in general, and his methods of freeing body movement in particular.
His interpretation of a person's nature based on these observations has developed into a dance therapy career.