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Ballet and Parkinson’s

January 5, 2012

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Ballet and Parkinson’s English National Ballet and scientists from Roehampton University, headed by Dr Sara Houston, a dance scholar and sociologist, are collaborating on Dance for Parkinson’s, a term of ballet classes for 40 people diagnosed with the disease to see whether there are beneficial effects relating to ballet in people with Parkinson’s. Dr Houston’s research […]

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English National Ballet and Roehampton University announce breakthrough research into the benefits of dance for people with Parkinson’s

June 6, 2011

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English National Ballet and Roehampton University announce breakthrough research into the benefits of dance for people with Parkinson’s “Dancing like this is helping me to get Mr. Parkinson’s out of the driving seat of my life.” “The ballet did make me urgently want to move more, and move better and hinted at how this might […]

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