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An approach to Tango Therapy 2nd edition – Research and Practice
Tango Therapy is a therapeutic technique that uses the Argentinian tango dance and its music integrated with special exercises as an alternative therapy and in palliative care.
This updated edition is a reply to the increased interest in the use of the tango dance as a therapy.
We bring together contributions from experts in the field to offer the reader a valuable insight into the practice of Tango Therapy.
We covering subjects including:
• Why Tango as a therapy
• Tango as an exercise
• Tango Therapy with people with Parkinson’s
• Tango Therapy with people with Alzheimer
• Tango and children with mental health difficulties.
• Tango Therapy and social phobias
• Tango and disabilities.
• Personal development through Tango
• Embodiment in Tango Therapy training and practice
• Tango to improve relationships
An approach to Tango Therapy will be welcomed by students and
practitioners in arts therapies, dance and movement therapies,
psychotherapy, counselling, and other health and social care professions.
Karen Woodley and Martin Sotelano are the directors of Tango Therapy UK and
founders members of the International Association of Tango Therapy.
Contributors: Tamara Di Tella, Massimo Habib, Anthony Howell, Graciela Pesce,
Adriana Pegorer, Marius Poliac, Greta Polo, Hiroko Uenishi.
Research and Practice
by Karen Woodley
& Martin Sotelano