Dance Therapy - Principles

Principles

The theory of DMT is based upon the idea that “the body and mind are inseparable”.

“Dance movement therapy rests on certain theoretical principles. These are:

  • Body and mind interact, so that a change in movement will affect total functioning
  • Movement reflects personality
  • The therapeutic relationship is mediated at least to some extent non-verbally, for
example through the therapist mirroring the client’s movement
  • Movement contains a symbolic function and as such can be evidence of unconscious process
  • Movement improvisation allows the client to experiment with new ways of being
  • DMT allows for the recapitulation of early object relationships by virtue of the largely non-verbal mediation of the latter”

Through the unity of the body, mind, and spirit, DMT provides a sense of wholeness to all individuals.

Read more about this topic:  Dance Therapy

Other articles related to "principles":

National Medal Of Technology And Innovation - Laureates
... Engineering and Management Science, on the principles of technology commercialization." 1990 Fred W ... Juran "For his lifetime work of providing the key principles and methods by which enterprises manage the quality of their products and processes, enhancing their ability to compete in the global ... general systems theory and technology, statistical methods and management principles that define the Total Quality Management approach for achieving performance ...
List Of Nikola Tesla Patents - American - Patents #1–#50
... Transmission of energy Simple construction Easier construction Rotating magnetic field principles ... circuit and stator Construction and organization principles ... Machines - 1889 December 24 - Construction principles of the armature for electrical generators and motors Simple and economical Coils of insulated ...

Famous quotes containing the word principles:

    The honor my country shall never be stained by an apology from me for the statement of truth and the performance of duty; nor can I give any explanation of my official acts except such as is due to integrity and justice and consistent with the principles on which our institutions have been framed.
    Andrew Jackson (1767–1845)

    His principles are like the bristles of a domesticated pig, they don’t pierce through the pork.
    Franz Grillparzer (1791–1872)

    With our principles we seek to rule our habits with an iron hand, or to justify, honor, scold, or conceal them:Mtwo men with identical principles are likely to be seeking fundamentally different things with them.
    Friedrich Nietzsche (1844–1900)