Care to Tango? Parkinson’s and Dance

A new article has been put out on the benefits of dance for people with Parkinson Disease.  “Within the context of the dance, people with Parkinson’s get to practice again and again things they have trouble with, without realizing they’re actually practicing,” says Gammon Earhart, who has seniors dancing for fun, exercise and intriguing improvements in their functional abilities.

tangoRead this article from the Washington University School of Medicine about research done on Tango Dancing with Parkinson Disease patients.

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