Link: Ballet therapy for Parkinson’s sufferers

They offer proof that this particular form of dance class can relieve some of the symptoms of Parkinson’s and aid mobility – and not just in the short-term. The participants I spoke to told me about how a sustained period of dance tuition has allowed them to incorporate the tools dance gives them in their daily lives. And to feel sufficiently confident in their physical abilities to carry out some of those simple movements that Parkinson’s had previously made so difficult.

via Cain on Culture - Ballet therapy for Parkinson’s sufferers.


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