What if we could improve walking speed and step length in people with Parkinson’s disease, by inviting them to dance?
In this blog I describe a research paper by Haputhanthirige et al. which addresses the question of whether taking part in a series of dance sessions can improve the way that people with Parkinson’s walk
April 3, 2023by Peter Lovatt
There is a strong body of evidence suggesting a link between dance and mental wellbeing – such that engaging in dance-based activities can have a positive impact on many different aspects of wellbeing
July 25, 2022by Peter Lovatt
‘Dancing is fantastic for our mood,’ says Dr Peter Lovatt, a former pro dancer turned dance psychologist and lecturer at The Royal Ballet School. ‘When we dance, happy hormones like dopamine kick in, which make us feel instantly...
May 29, 2021by Peter Lovatt