• Through dance, people meet demons, ward off death, shake off sin and evil, come to terms with life crises, mediate paradoxes, resolve conflict, revitalize the past to re-create the present, enhance their self-concept and body image, attract attention, assert themselves, confront the strong, and persuade others to change their ways.

    Judith Lynne Hanna (2006). “Dancing for Health: Conquering and Preventing Stress”, p.217, Rowman Altamira