We have been collecting links that refer to articles, research papers and other interesting resources informing about the current understanding of Argentine tango and dance in general in regards to health and well-being:
Tango program to modify progression in PD
- Duncan, Earhart
Tango for chronic pain relief
- My tango diaries
Dance appears to help Parkinson's patients - Now scientists aim to find out why.
Spotlight on research
- Teaching Tango for Parkinson's,
Parkinson's Disease Foundation (PDF)
Tango therapy - the healing embrace
Benefits of improvised social dance
to ward of Dementia!
According to Norman Doidge, M.D., the human brain is able to change, and focused movement helps—it can affect brain circuitry, triggering “neurotrophic growth factors and new neurons.”