ARBN 633105736

Kristine Chastain

An Expat in India: Exploring movement with marginalized children

Edition: 2014 Vol. 12 Nos. 1-2

marginalized children, India, boundaries, sense-of-self, emotions, empathy

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This article is about an American Dance Movement Therapist who lived in Bangalore, India for eighteen months and practiced Dance Movement Therapy with marginalized children in an under privileged school. The article describes the program and the results after being implemented for a year. The program focused on building a positive sense of self and a decrease in aggressive behavior through empathy and positive interpersonal relationship skills. The article also describes the dance movement therapist’s experiences while working with the marginalized Indian children. (pp 20-24)

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