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Dance as a therapeutic channel

Updated: Aug 2, 2023

Dance can be a very effective therapeutic tool to reduce stress in people. Dancing engages the body and mind, which can help reduce anxiety, improve mood, and promote relaxation. There are different techniques and approaches in dance therapy, but in general, the goal is to use movement, music and creativity to improve the emotional and physical well-being of the person. Different types of music and rhythms are used to create a suitable environment and free body expression is promoted, allowing the person to experience different sensations and emotions. When dancing, the body releases endorphins, which are chemicals that act as natural pain relievers and reduce pain and anxiety. Also, by concentrating on movement and music, the mind is disconnected from everyday problems and worries, allowing a mental rest and a greater capacity for concentration and focus. Dance therapy can also be beneficial for people who have suffered trauma or painful emotional experiences. Movement and music can help release tension and repressed emotions, allowing difficult feelings to be expressed and released. In conclusion, dance can be a very effective therapeutic tool to reduce stress and improve people's emotional and physical well-being. By engaging the body and mind, relaxation can be promoted and anxiety reduced. In addition, it can be beneficial for people who have suffered trauma or painful emotional experiences by allowing the expression and release of feelings.


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