Dancing Your Way to Good Healthby Liubov Edwards - August 26th, 2015
The power of dance has been used therapeutically for centuries, as a ritual of healing sicknesses. Later dance become a form of expressive art. The establishment of dance as a therapy occurred in the 1950s, when American Dance Therapy Association was founded.
Dance therapy is becoming more and more popular nowadays. Dance has been shown to be effective as a preventive measure for ailments such as heart disease, diabetes, osteoporosis and hypertension. It also can help patients with dementia and Parkinson's. Such classes as Zumba and Pilates help support intellectual, emotional, and motor functions of the body alongside with providing a positive environment.
Liubov Edwards worked as our freelance graphic designer since 2011 for kingsblog.
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