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Dance and Parkinson's

Dance and Parkinsons

Dance has been found to help improve movement, mood and well-being in people with Parkinson’s, but little is known about how these effects occur, or which forms or aspects of dance may be particularly beneficial.

The BEAM Lab has been working with English National Ballet, Manchester Metropolitan University and Equilibrium Dance and Arts to investigate effects of dance in Parkinson’s.

We have hosted a series of research workshops to develop and share ideas for research and practice in dance for people with Parkinson’s. A brief report of each event is available below.

Workshop 3: August 2018

Workshop 2: February 2018

Workshop 1: April 2017