Abstracts, blog entries, research and infographics all dedicated to dance.


Researching 5Rhythms Movement Therapy with Cancer Survivors

By Cheryl Nelson

5Rhythms Movement Therapy offers individuals a therapeutic forum for healing and discovering their “new normal” in a supportive group context.


Leisure Activities and the Risk of Dementia in the Elderly

New England Journal of Medicine

Participation in leisure activities (such as dancing) is associated with a reduced risk of dementia, even after adjustment for base-line cognitive status.


Use It or Lose It: Dancing Makes You Smarter

By Richard Powers

The health benefits of dance were always thought to have been limited to physical exercise, but we now know that dance reduces stress and increases a sense of wellbeing. We've heard of another benefit: Frequent dancing apparently makes us smarter.