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Dance Therapist

Working as a dance therapist provides the opportunity to use movement to improve the lives of others. This career requires a love of dance and a strong desire to help others. Keep reading to discover some of the education and career options available.

Inside Dance Therapist Careers

Dance therapists use movement to help clients improve emotional, mental and physical health. According to the American Dance Therapy Association (www.adta.org), they are trained to help others develop communication skills, reduce stress, boost self-esteem and overcome physical disabilities through movement. If this type of work interests you, take a look at the resources from Study.com offered below.

Education Information

The American Dance Therapy Association (ADTA) recommends that aspiring dance therapists possess a strong dance background in addition to a liberal arts degree. As undergraduates, students can pursue degrees in psychology, dance, recreation therapy and other liberal arts or human services fields.

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