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Dance Resources

Keep Dancing
The health and well-being benefits of dance for older people.

Viva: The Benefits of Dancing (SBS radio article 22 Aug 2018)
Exercise is medicine for older people and dancing can offer more benefits than your usual walking or swimming. Research shows that it slows down the ageing process, improves your strength and balance, and it’s good for the brain!

Shall we dance?
An exploration of the perceived benefits of dancing on well-being.
Cynthia Quiroga Murcia, Gunter Kreutz, Stephen Clift & Stephen Bongard (2010). Arts & Health, 2(2), 149-163.

Effects of dance on physical and psychological well-being in older persons. Hui, E., Chui, B. T.-k., & Woo, J. (2009).
Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics, 49(1), e45-e50