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My Body, My Wisdom: A Handbook of creative dance therapy
My Body, My Wisdom: A Handbook of creative dance therapy
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Dance has been integral to human life since prehistoric times. As babies, we use movements to explore the environment and ourselves. It is only as we grow older that we become conscious of our bodies and our movements become task-oriented. Dance therapy, recognized as a distinct therapeutic discipline since the 1940s, attempts to unlock our bodies' capacity to communicate through the use of creative movements. By getting people to move freely and allowing them to develop their own body language, it aims to reveal hidden emotions and begins the process of self-expression.

My Body, My Wisdom is an easy-to-use guide to this exciting form of therapy. Taking the reader through the history, philosophy and practical aspects of dance or movement therapy, it attempts to demystify the discipline and make it accessible to the lay reader as well as the practitioner.

  • Can dance therapy be used for people of all ages and abilities?
  • How can it be used best with special needs people?
  • Can Indian dance forms be adapted for therapy?
  • How should a therapy session be structured?
  • What kind of music and props can be used?
This book answers all these questions and much more. With detailed descriptions of all over a hundred movement activities and games accompanied by illustrations, this handbook is for all those who wish to break out of the restrictions imposed by society on our bodies.

About the Author:

Tripura Kashyap is a dance teacher, therapist and choreographer based in Hyderabad. Apart from holding a degree in classical dance from Kalakshetra, Chennai, she has also trained in martial arts and yoga. She has studied dance movement therapy at the Hancock Center for Movement Arts and Therapies in the USA and holds an MA degree in psychology. She has received fellowships from Ashoka Innovators for the Public and the Ministry of Culture (Government of India), for her innovative work in dance therapy.

She founded the Apoorva Dance Theatre in Bangalore and travels widely in India and abroad performing as well as conducting workshops and training programmes on dance therapy, dance-in-education and contemporary dance.

CONTENTS

Acknowledgementsix
Introductionxi
SECTION 1
1.Dance3
2.What is Creative Dance Therapy?7
3.History and Evolution12
4.Therapeutics of Dance18
5.Scope and Application29
6.Indian Dance Forms and Styles35
SECTION 2
7.Special Dances for Special Folks45
8.Drama and Music as Therapy in Pune67
9.My Body, My Wisdom80
SECTION 3
10.Hello, Group Leaders!89
11.Structure of Sessions97
12.Where is the Music?101
13.Movement Props105
14.Movement Observation and Assessment109
15.Participatory Movement Activities and Games120
16.Guidelines for Movement Activities169
Suggested Music List173
Suggested Reading List175
Courses on Movement Therapy178
Index of Participatory Movement Activities179

My Body, My Wisdom: A Handbook of creative dance therapy

Item Code:
IDE673
Cover:
Paperback
Edition:
2005
ISBN:
0143033549
Size:
7.8" X 5.2"
Pages:
196 (B & W Illus: 8, Figures: 43)
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From the Jacket:

Dance has been integral to human life since prehistoric times. As babies, we use movements to explore the environment and ourselves. It is only as we grow older that we become conscious of our bodies and our movements become task-oriented. Dance therapy, recognized as a distinct therapeutic discipline since the 1940s, attempts to unlock our bodies' capacity to communicate through the use of creative movements. By getting people to move freely and allowing them to develop their own body language, it aims to reveal hidden emotions and begins the process of self-expression.

My Body, My Wisdom is an easy-to-use guide to this exciting form of therapy. Taking the reader through the history, philosophy and practical aspects of dance or movement therapy, it attempts to demystify the discipline and make it accessible to the lay reader as well as the practitioner.

  • Can dance therapy be used for people of all ages and abilities?
  • How can it be used best with special needs people?
  • Can Indian dance forms be adapted for therapy?
  • How should a therapy session be structured?
  • What kind of music and props can be used?
This book answers all these questions and much more. With detailed descriptions of all over a hundred movement activities and games accompanied by illustrations, this handbook is for all those who wish to break out of the restrictions imposed by society on our bodies.

About the Author:

Tripura Kashyap is a dance teacher, therapist and choreographer based in Hyderabad. Apart from holding a degree in classical dance from Kalakshetra, Chennai, she has also trained in martial arts and yoga. She has studied dance movement therapy at the Hancock Center for Movement Arts and Therapies in the USA and holds an MA degree in psychology. She has received fellowships from Ashoka Innovators for the Public and the Ministry of Culture (Government of India), for her innovative work in dance therapy.

She founded the Apoorva Dance Theatre in Bangalore and travels widely in India and abroad performing as well as conducting workshops and training programmes on dance therapy, dance-in-education and contemporary dance.

CONTENTS

Acknowledgementsix
Introductionxi
SECTION 1
1.Dance3
2.What is Creative Dance Therapy?7
3.History and Evolution12
4.Therapeutics of Dance18
5.Scope and Application29
6.Indian Dance Forms and Styles35
SECTION 2
7.Special Dances for Special Folks45
8.Drama and Music as Therapy in Pune67
9.My Body, My Wisdom80
SECTION 3
10.Hello, Group Leaders!89
11.Structure of Sessions97
12.Where is the Music?101
13.Movement Props105
14.Movement Observation and Assessment109
15.Participatory Movement Activities and Games120
16.Guidelines for Movement Activities169
Suggested Music List173
Suggested Reading List175
Courses on Movement Therapy178
Index of Participatory Movement Activities179

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