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| Published: December 25, 2015

Impact of Contemporary and Western Dancing Styles on the Well Being Levels of Young Females

Megha Sharma

M.A Counselling Psychology, Batch 2013-2015, AUUP, Noida Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.067/20150301

DOI: 10.25215/0301.067

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Introduction: Dancing is a powerful impulse and helps in channelizing ones energy. It serves different purposes for different individuals. Some seek entertainment with help of dancing whereas someone else might indulge in dancing because of the health benefits that come along. Various emotional can be attached to dancing and in turn it also caters to emotional needs of individuals. The purpose of this study was to study the impact of contemporary and western dancing styles on the well being levels of young females. Methodology: A sample of 80 females between 17-21 years of age was taken up for this particular study. The sample was divided equally into two groups of contemporary and western dancing styles. The Ryff Psychological Well Being Scale was used for administering the well being levels of participants’ pre and post the dance training. Results and Implications: The results showed that there was no significant difference between the well being levels of individuals on pre and post dance training measures. There was no significant difference between the overall well being levels of contemporary and western dance training groups. Also, there was no increase in the well being levels of young females post the dance training.

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

18.01.067/20150301

10.25215/0301.067

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Published in   Volume 03, Issue 1, October-December, 2015