Obesity often results in a reluctance to practice physical activity. This study shows that dance therapy improves not only body image, but also psycho-social aspects of one’s personality.
The Dance Therapy Workshop in this study consisted of evaluations of posture, mindful walking (including body part mobility, muscular tensions, relaxation means and frequency, developmental movement patterns, and mental representations through movement analysis.
The results of this study showed a significant improvement in health-related quality of life, body consciousness, and mental representations linked to self body image.
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