I have arthritis, can I still dance?

When you suffer from rheumatoid arthritis, even getting out of bed in the morning can be a struggle. Whether you suffer from pain and discomfort in your knees, hands or hips, the crippling feeling can be overwhelming. But staying active is important to keeping rheumatoid arthritis flare-ups at bay. “Dancing is a mind/body activity because… Read More

Can dancing help people with brain injuries?

March is Brain Injury Awareness Month, and this year’s theme is “Not Alone,” an important message for anyone who is, or knows someone, currently coping with a brain injury. Studies have shown dancing, as a form of rehabilitation, can have positive effects on the brain. Like any muscle, the more you use it, the stronger it… Read More

Dancing is a Good Way to Celebrate American Heart Month

February is a month when we have hearts on the brain, celebrating both American Heart Month and Valentine’s Day. These events act as calendar reminders to be mindful of your heart, and keep it strong, healthy and active. One of the best  — and fun! — ways to keep it healthy, is to dance. Dancing… Read More

Beat the Winter Blues on the Dance Floor

Feeling sad? Depressed? Down in the dumps? It’s called the winter blues, and you’re not alone. Millions of people suffer from SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder), caused by low levels of light during the cold, winter months. Research has shown exercise can help, and dancing may be one of the best forms of exercise. Besides, what’s… Read More

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