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Dance Therapy

pleasurable activities, and withdrawal from friends and family (Public Health Agency of Canada, 2013). Traditionally, people with depression are treated with talk-based therapy and/or medication. In the past decade, another form of therapy has gained recognition and acceptance throughout the medical community: Dance and Movement Therapy (DMT). This paper will explore the effectiveness of DMT, and how it can be a viable therapeutic option for adolescents and seniors alike. DMT is effective in decreasing...

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Mother and Child, a Dance Movement Therapy Case

Medicine; an art? Special Study Unit March 20th, 2006 Student No: 90000275 Mothers and Children Dance / Movement Therapy and Bonding Introduction Hofer and Bowlby illustrated that all animals, including humans, need to form close bonds of affection to facilitate normal development. In an infant, physical arousal such as that precipitated by hunger or cold, gives rise to emotional arousal. This state can only be corrected by a caregiver, given the infant's limited capability. The...

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Dance Therapy for Disabled Youth

Charlotte Wright Dance Therapy as a Treatment for Disabilities and Disorders in Young People When Amy arrives to dance class, she is always full of energy, leaping about and chatting away to each and every one of her class mates. When Amy leaves dance class, she is relaxed, placid, and seemingly peaceful. The next week, the same thing happens. While Amy, who was diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) at the age of seven, has only been attending my dance class for six weeks...

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Identify the Key Aspects of Current Legislative Requirements and Codes of Practice Relevant to Your Subject and the Type of Organisation Within Which You Would Like to Work

important reasons to start the course. I believe, I’ve got some other important reasons and intending to embark on the course. Firstly, I keen to proceed with my psychotherapy studying, which has been started in Russia in 1999. I was studying Dance Movement Therapy in the Moscow Institute of Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis for two years as my 3-years Postgraduate Diploma course. That’s shame, I haven’t finished the last year as I moved to England. I’m really interesting to study Person Centred Approach...

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Dance Therapy

Dance therapy is a type of psychotherapy that uses movement to further the social, cognitive, emotional, and physical development of the individual. Dance therapists work with people who have many kinds of emotional problems, intellectual deficits, and life-threatening illnesses. They are employed in psychiatric hospitals, day care centers, mental health centers, prisons, special schools, and private practice. They work with people of all ages in both group and individual therapy. Some also engage...

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Creative Arts Therapy

Arts Therapy | How creative arts therapy can be used in nursing practice | NRS-433V | Robin Marth | 2/12/2013 | | Creative Arts Therapy A study was performed in the United Kingdom in 2012 to evaluate the usefulness of creative therapy for dementia patients. Creative therapy can include art, dance, and music, and movement. There is a wide range of pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic interventions that can be used with dementia. The use of arts or creative therapy has been...

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Dance Theropy

Introduction Dance therapy is a kind of psychotherapy that uses movement to promote the social, mental, emotional, and physical improvement of an individual. Dance is the most important key of the arts it involves a direct expression of someone’s self over one’s body. It is specifically a powerful medium for therapy. Dance therapy is the use of movement to recover the mental and physical health of a person. Dance therapy is the use of movement to recover the mental and physical health of a person...

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Dance Theraphy

The Growing Field of Dance Therapy In the world of therapy, there are many routes that can be taken by college graduates to lead successful lives. There are the “norms” such as physical therapy, occupational therapy, and recreational therapy. There are also the therapy types that have not been exposed quite as much as the aforementioned and should be because they are definitely exciting and should be explored. Among these is the lucrative field of dance therapy. Dance therapy is one of, if not the...

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Bata Dance

Music and Dance of Bata is a ritual form of dance for Sango, a deity in Yoruba land. Sango was the third king of the ancient Oyo Empire. It is a communicative dance between the worshipers and the deity. The Oyo Empire, established by the Yoruba people, controlled a wide area between the Volta and Niger rivers by the mid-17th century. The capital of the state was moved here from Old Oyo (Katunga) in the 1830s, and the Alafin (leader) of Oyo still resides in the city. A typical bata dance takes the...

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Technicalities of Dance

Beaven 27 March 2013 Technicalities of Dance Dance is a universal language that involves exaggerated movements of the arms, legs, and body. With the sound of music, dance is more than just a form of expression. It is a moving portrait embraced by the curtain frame. It is a masterpiece assembled by artfully maneuvered strokes. The strokes don’t belong to that of the painter, but rather the educator who supervised the integration of music and dance. There it hangs on a stage like any other painting...

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