Dance and Movements
Dance is medium to express your emotions thoughts through your soma. It is assumed that dance is the relation between motion and emotion. It is said that, if you are physically active, you have a peaceful mind which increases your productivity. Dance is a beautiful process which helps to attain a peaceful mind and happiness, because when we dance we do physical work with music that helps improve sensory motor skills.
Dance is all about movement, and movement is all about motion and active reaction of body. Our gestures indicate our state of mind and our nature. Dance is a bunch of movements and here as we all are having movement of heart we all are very familiar to the movements of body. Every movement of your body is giving you any particular emotion or feeling. In this field of healing we are working on the natural movement of your body. Creative movement helps us build natural qualities and get appropriate synchrony between your mind and your body.
The Therapeutic Angle
From the ancient times "Dance" is the prominent art to express your emotions in better manner as you are involving your whole body to portray a particular character or emotion. In result every mussel of your body goes from proper "let go" process of that particular emotion which stays with your body. Hence from the pre-historic cultures "Dance" was the part of healing. After Second World War it has actually turned into a therapeutic way.
Body never lies, As our gestures are indicating what "I (person)" want to do but some time society does not allow us for expressing your feelings in true manner and these emotions, feelings which are didn't get acknowledged by anyone stays into your body. And then your posters gestures start getting affected by this imbalanced situation of your mind and body. Then in such cases dance and movement therapy plays a very important role. It helps to be pure with your own body.
Effective Usages of DMT
- Focused on movement behavior as it emerges in the therapeutic relationship. Expressive, communicative, and adaptive behaviors are all considered for group and individual treatment. Body movement, as the core component of dance, simultaneously provides the means of assessment and the mode of intervention for dance/movement therapy.
- It is effective for individuals with developmental, medical, social, physical and psychological impairments.
- It is practiced in mental health, rehabilitation, medical, educational and forensic settings, and in nursing homes, day care centers, disease prevention, health promotion programs and in private practice.
- It is used with people of all ages, races and ethnic backgrounds in individual, couples, family and group therapy formats.