Dancing and Movement Therapy Could Help Treat Depression and Other Brain Diseases

(Mayukh Saha) When we are kids, we tend to be free. We don’t really care about what other people think about us and so, we take the opportunity to do everything we desire. Most of the time – we try to fling our hands and enjoy dancing. Dancing is liberating. Sometimes, our parents can even enroll us in a dance school.

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Dance as Activism – How Dance Can Bond Communities

(Anna Swisher) How can you make a difference?  How can you embody systemic change at a local level?  How do you not burn out?  How can you enjoy your life while simultaneously fighting violence, destruction and collapse?  What can you do in your community to support the healing of our world?  Aren’t you curious if we can do things differently – and together?

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Study: Dancing Can Reverse the Signs of Aging in the Brain

(Science Daily) As we grow older we suffer a decline in mental and physical fitness, which can be made worse by conditions like Alzheimer’s disease. A new study, published in the open-access journal Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, shows that older people who routinely partake in physical exercise can reverse the signs of aging in the brain, and dancing has the most profound effect.

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