The Art and Science of Dance/Movement Therapy – Life is Dance

Reviewed By: Irit Ziv-Ron

My Review:

This book presents a broad panoramic view of body-mind approaches, treatment and diagnosis of movement and dance. Experts from various countries: Australia, USA, Argentina and Israel, bringing varied approaches from different theoretical points of view. – Irit Ziv Ron – Tel Aviv, Israel

Recommended by:

Irit Ziv-Ron

Recommended Reading Program: Therapy In Motion, Teacher Training

Author: Sharon Chaiklin and Hilda Wengrower

Language availability: English, Hebrew


The Art and Science of Dance/Movement Therapy offers both a broad understanding and an in-depth view of how and where dance therapy can be used to produce change. The chapters go beyond the basics that characterize much of the literature on dance/movement therapy, and each of the topics covered offers a theoretical perspective followed by case studies that emphasize the techniques used in the varied settings. Several different theoretical points of view are presented in the chapters, illuminating the different paths through which dance can be approached in therapy.

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