The aim of this thesis is to investigate the efficacy of dance therapy as a potential treatment for individuals with eating disorders. The main objective is to assess whether dance therapy results in a significant outcome for people with such disorders. The first section of the thesis covers the background knowledge, possible causes, and alternative therapies for individuals with eating disorders. Following this, is an overview of dance therapy, a study on the effects and the depiction of a practical lesson. The scientific study was conducted at a clinic in Bad Oeynhausen, Germany, consisting of 63 patients who are suffering from eating disorders. The methods of research used were (insert research methods such as interviews etc). Results showed a significant improvement for those involved in the dance therapy study. Furthermore, some practical knowledge from a dance therapist at the psychiatric clinic Ameos in Bad Aussee is provided, including how a session is typically conducted. The thesis concludes with the interpretation of some exercises and a dance therapy lesson for patients.. To maintain ethical behaviour throughout the project consent of all patients was collected and kept anonymity.