In What Sense is Play Powerful
Author/s: Ruth Meyer
Edition: 2002 Vol. 1 No. 3
Jenn Ben-Yakov, Irmgaard Bartenieff, Modern dance school, play therapy
This article is an extract from: “Who can I play with today? – an interview with Jenn Ben-Yakov about the Power of Play” by Ruth Meyer, published in, Nieuwsbrief voor Dans-en Bewegingsexpressie Therapie, no 69, November 2001, a newsletter for Dutch and Belgian dance and movement therapists. The editor has kindly given permission for re-printing this extract – included is the biography of Jenn Ben-Yakov from the article and follows with a section which directly quotes Jenn BenYakov herself on the power of play.