Character Building through Javanese Classic Dance Based On C.G Jung Theory

Paulus Teguh Kusbiantoro

Abstract


One way to build student character is dancing. This happens because when dancing or making art, people enter into the world spiritually. He took a distance from their daily activities, so as to reflect on life and improve it. This idea refers to the C.G. Jung’s theory about imagination, creativity and individuation. Individuation is individual processes to be a unique person and mature. The impetus for individuation was born from a variety of unconscious power, especially power of imagination and creativity, that necessary to channeled through discipline. Only if a person trained himself with discipline, then creativity can produce artistic or other professional result. Subconscious power such as imagination and creativity firmly rooted in the view C.G. Jung's archetypes and the collective unconscious. This power needs to be supplied so as not to suppress human. Art is a form of creativity is channeled in a disciplined manner. Through the discipline the people produce art such as dance. Through dancing people will learn fortitude, tenacity, integrity, fitness. Dancing seriously can be a means to strengthens the character of students

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individuation; creativity; dance; imagination

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