THE ROLE OF BALLROOM DANCES IN THE FORMATION OF SOCIAL SKILLS AND INTERACTION WITH OTHERS

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Published: Jan 17, 2024

Abstract

The research is dedicated to exploring the multifaceted impact of ballroom dancing on the development of social skills and the enhancement of interpersonal interactions. It delves into how this form of dance transcends its artistic boundaries to become a significant tool in social and personal development. The primary aim of this study is to systematically analyze and understand the ways in which ballroom dancing contributes to the formation and enhancement of social skills. It seeks to establish a connection between the physical and psychological aspects of ballroom dancing and their collective influence on an individual’s ability to interact and communicate effectively within a social context. The research employs a combination of qualitative and quantitative methodologies, including literature review, observational studies. It integrates the analysis of academic journals, dance therapy reports, and firsthand observations from dance studios and educational settings. The findings of the study highlight the significant role of ballroom dancing in improving communication skills, fostering teamwork and respect, enhancing self-esteem and posture, providing cultural education, facilitating emotional expression, and improving physical health and coordination. This research underscores the practical application of ballroom dancing as a tool for enhancing social skills in educational and therapeutic settings. It provides insights for educators, therapists, and dance professionals on utilizing ballroom dancing as an effective medium for fostering social and personal development.

How to Cite

Rebrikova, T. (2024). THE ROLE OF BALLROOM DANCES IN THE FORMATION OF SOCIAL SKILLS AND INTERACTION WITH OTHERS. Baltic Journal of Legal and Social Sciences, (4), 49-55. https://doi.org/10.30525/2592-8813-2023-4-7
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Keywords

ballroom dancing, social skills, interpersonal communication, teamwork, emotional expression, cultural education, dance therapy, personal development

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