Neuroscience

From depression to Parkinson's disease: The healing power of dance

Why do we stop dancing when we grow up? Why do we disconnect and alienate ourselves from the body? It is surprising to me that dance/movement therapy (DMT) is not more popular within the fields of psychology and psychotherapy ...

Health

Pole dancing popularity on the rise

Research from The University of Western Australia has found that although there is still a stigma associated with pole dancing, the activity is quickly growing in popularity in Australia with many women finding great benefits ...

Health

Dance your way to better health

(HealthDay)—Two very different studies show that dancing is more than just fun. It can keep your mind sharp and your heart healthy.

Health

Researchers suggest schoolchildren should dance more in schools

The latest research findings and Finland's core curriculum encourage children to stand up from their desks and learn through physical activity and movement, but the process of adopting the new methods in practice is still ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Dancing 'in the zone' lasts a lifetime for professionals

Dancers often report achieving transcendent states of consciousness during peak performance, and a University of Queensland study has shown these 'in the zone' states continue into later life.

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