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.
A therapeutic modality in which dance movements become surrogates of verbal communication

dance therapy

, dance movement therapy
The use of creative dance and movement for healing.
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The calculations of biomechanical gait parameters and the comparison between proves that dance therapy affects gait parameters.
Dance therapy allows creative expression and is more holistic, meaning it treats the full person: mind, body, and spirit.
Minsan mahirap sila i-guide kasi since dance therapy 'yung moves kailangan gagawin nila.
Inaba works tirelessly to raise money and awareness "so we can put Drea's Dream, which is dance therapy, into the hospitals for pediatric cancer patients and children with special needs.
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.
In this course, students were made aware of the various fields, such as art therapy, music therapy, and dance therapy, that are supported by special training programs, certification, licensure, and standards of practice (American Art Therapy Association, 2004; National Coalition of Creative Arts Therapies Association, 2004).
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.
The program demonstrates the healing power of the arts and highlights the strong influence of participation in art, music, drama, and dance therapy within the VA healthcare system.
Bernstein uses numerous case examples and anecdotal material to illustrate how dance therapy can be used to work through and resolve various issues that commonly arise in therapeutic work with sexual abuse survivors.