What should seniors know about neuro-plasticity, learning and dance

What should seniors know about neuro-plasticity, learning and dance

Scientists are turning to dance because it is a multifaceted activity that can help them—and ultimately educators and even parents– demystify how the brain coordinates the body to perform complex, precise movements that express emotion and convey meaning. Dancers possess an extraordinary skill set—coordination of limbs, posture, balance, gesture, facial expression, perception, and action in sequences that create meaning in time and space.

What Educators and Parents Should Know About Neuroplasticity, Learning and Dance