Tuesday, August 31, 2010
Mood and movement is enhanced!
Madeline Frank’s monthly musical newsletter featured an article by Janet Tu, in the Seattle Times citing ways dancing helps Parkinson’s patients. A video shows the Dance for Parkinson’s Project in Seattle sponsored by Evergreen Hospital. Body-brain networks are exercised and improved. Joy, creative expression and socializing resulting from the dance class is an “antidote to the depression and isolation that can come with Parkinson’s.”