Two recent studies by researchers at the University of Missouri showed that participation in dance-based therapy can improve balance and vitality in older adults.
Dancing is not only fun is also therapeutic. Improving balance in older people by reducing the risk of dangerous falls that result in fractures. For older people, dancing is not only fun, but can also be therapeutic, improving quality of life.
The enhanced functionality among seniors can decrease their risk of falling and reduce costly injuries.
Dance therapy improves well-being and provides security when making movements in the elderly, often the lack of balance makes these people are reluctant to go for a walk, this is slowly turning into a being sedentary to gain weight, which affects your mood, your self-esteem and worse diseases already present. The study found that dance therapy can increase walking speed and balance, which are two major risk factors for falls, is precisely where an older adult needs to feel safe on the road.
In the words of Jean Krampe the Sinclair School of Nursing where he performed another study "creative interventions, such as dances treatments have the potential to significantly reduce falls in older people."