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Dancing away from dementia

A university study that investigates the correlation between memory and movement. Professionals have found dancing to exercise the brain muscles and prevent ...
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Arts 4 Dementia at the Rambert Dance Company

Dance class by Rambert Dance Company for Arts 4 Dementia.
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Awesome to see a professional dance company doing this.

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Circle Dance in Dementia session

An 8 minute introduction to Circle Dance in Dementia, by Cynthia Heymanson and Kath Kershaw. Kath and Cynthia provide training for staff in Circle Dance and ...
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This is interesting.  I used to use circle dance in adult mental health so it is good to see it being used with people affected by dementia.

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Ray Tischer's Dancing with Dementia

Dancing with Dementia - a feature film showing Ray Tischer, a teacher, musician, philosopher - as he interacts with the people in his classes at a long-term ...
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Wow!  A feature film.

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Arts 4 Dementia - Music and Dance Workshop - Viennese Waltz, August 2012

Arts 4 Dementia's programme of 96 Music and Dance workshops formed a part of its London Arts Challenge in 2012, under the London 2012 Inspire Mark. Arts 4 De...
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It is always lovely to find video examples of the work

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Movement, dance and dementia resources

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Movement, dance and dementia resources We want to help all of the people in the Centre of Excellence network and... (Movement, dance and dementia resources.
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This is my colleague, Richard Coaten, who does amazing things.

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Dance/Movement Therapy & Dementia

"Dance/movement therapy is primarily about forging a healing relationship where movement and dance are the media, just as words are the medium in verbal psyc...
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Foundation for Community Dance :: Dementia

Dance and people with dementia. http://t.co/BAVe78qiiN
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Using Movement to Conquer Dementia, One Dance at a Time

Using Movement to Conquer Dementia, One Dance at a Time | Dance and dementia | Scoop.it
In this weeks video clip, we want to give an example of how we use movement, music and all different types of rhythm to get people with dementia to move (Dance away dementia with @rbcares http://t.co/aWpHvFFS3g...
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And another one! 

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