• Jozef Granec Danubius University, Sládkovičovo, Slovakia
  • Hermína Mareková Danubius University, Sládkovičovo, Slovakia



therapy, social work, dance, Argentine tango, indication


The present study analyses the ​​therapeutic use of dance in social work, particularly the possibilities of using Argentine tango. Through dance, contacts are made, communication happens, and feelings are shared. It is wrong to perceive dancing as fun rather than one of the vital human needs. Dance is one of the binding forces holding people together that, despite all the differences, can prevent society from falling apart. Dance has the power of overcoming what otherwise is difficult; even without using drugs, it can reduce anxiety. The rediscovery of dance, the use of dance movements, and music in social work brings new possibilities. However, these possibilities depend upon certain skills and the broader perspective of a dance therapist. The research aims to summarise and synthesise information from various sources, especially from the medical field. The study focuses on the possible indication of dance therapy, and it’s elements that could draw more attention to this hitherto unexplored therapy. It is also the pioneering research in this area.


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How to Cite

Granec, J. ., & Mareková, H. . (2022). INDICATIONS FOR DANCE THERAPY IN SOCIAL WORK. Proceedings of CBU in Social Sciences, 3, 28-34.
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