Effects of dance therapy and ballroom dances on physical and mental illnesses: A systematic review

A  great article on DMT and wellness. From the abstract:   “Dance (movement) therapy had a positive impact for patients with breast cancer, improving quality of life, shoulder range of motion and body image. In patients with depression psychological distress was reduced by dance therapy. Ballroom dances improved balance and coordination in patients with Parkinson’s disease and disease-specific dance quality of life in patients with heart failure. Dance (movement) therapy and ballroom dances seem beneficial for patients with breast cancer, depression, Parkinson’s disease, diabetes and heart failure. However, further good quality research is needed to gain more profound insight into the efficacy of these treatment options.” Access to the portal that has the entire article here.

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