What is Biodanza?
Biodanza sees The human being as a comprehensiveness of the biological, the psychological and the
social as well of the emotional,
behavioral, mental and bodily, it is this unity that generates harmony and
balance in human development.
Nowadays there is more than 100
Biodanza Schools around the world and the System keeps evolving with more
experiences and researches. There is further qualification to facilitated
specific groups, working with Children
and Teenagers was a very Important
matter for Rolando and the whole community of Biodanza since the beginning,.
BIODANZA, from :
Bio = Life Danza =Dance
THE DANCE OF THE LIFE
are the effects of Biodanza?
From a physiological
point of view:
Biodanza works as an anti-stress
therapy, helping to regulate sleep and blood pressure. It gives
participants a feeling of expanded vital life force energy, and helps
develop the ability to self-regulate, balancing action and rest, and
strengthening the individual's immune system.
From a psychological
point of view:
Biodanza works as an
antidepressant. The stimulation from the music, movement and
relationship with the group provoke a positive reaction, that is
reinforced by the physiological effect of the class; during the first part of
class, rhythm and joy, stimulate adrenaline and
noradrenaline and, in the second part of class as we let go and return to
our divine essence, dopamine, serotonin and oxytocin are stimulated
regulating mood and generating well-being.
From an existential point
reinforces self-esteem, because we stimulate the joy and pleasure of
being alive. It improves relationships with others, and reinforces a
confidence in personal self-expression.
movement encounter and non verbal communication
Biodanza has great potential for
children and young people who find traditional classroom learning approaches
difficult. The physical movement and emotional energy is a release from
activities based solely on the intellect. It provides a refreshing and
innovative alternative for auditory and visual learners too.
Biodanza is a natural fit within
the expressive arts of drama, dance and music, as well as within the non-statutory