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by BBC Arts on March 21, 2018
Dance classes and art lessons 'should be on prescription'
by BBC Arts on March 21, 2018
Dance classes and art lessons should be available on prescription and health boards should help fund them, according to the Arts Council of Wales. A study of the health benefits to people who are unwell has recommended health board formalise..... Read full article
on September 01, 2017
Why Angela Rippon thinks more over-55s should take up ballet
on September 01, 2017
The Royal Academy of Dance has launched new Silver Swans classes to boost the health and well-being of more mature dancers. Ballet has inspired numerous new fitness classes in recent years – and it’s not just on-trend 20-somethings... Read full article
by Rachel Pugh on October 18, 2016
Express yourself: how a charity is using dance to improve mental health
by Rachel Pugh on October 18, 2016
Ten young people from Manchester mental health charity 42nd Street are struggling to spin their legs round their bodies while keeping their hands anchored to the studio floor as they’ve been shown.... Read full article
by on July 11, 2016
Ballet classes for pensioners launch in Hertfordshire
by on July 11, 2016
Ballet classes for pensioners are proving "on pointe", with new sessions launched across Mercury land. Carrie Johnson launched Silver Years Ballet for the older generation this year and has just added a host of new classes to the ever-growing list.... Read full article
by Stroud Life on March 15, 2016
Ballet dancers join breast cancer survivor Katherine for world's first 'Ballethon'
by Stroud Life on March 15, 2016
Would-be ballerinas are being urged to take part in the world's first Ballethon, taking place in Stroud next month. Ballet teacher Katherine MacInnes had a mastectomy in December, but that hasn't stopped her from dancing, or teaching.... Read full article
by Janet Tappin Coelho on March 15, 2016
Ballerina receives pointe foot prosthesis allowing her to dance again for first time in 13 years
by Janet Tappin Coelho on March 15, 2016
An amateur ballerina in Brazil, whose lower left leg was amputated after a road accident, has spoken of her joy after becoming among the first people to receive a pointe foot prosthesis allowing her to dance classical ballet again.... Read full article
by Kate Wilson on February 03, 2016
New dance project aiming to help people with Parkinson's rolled out in Dorset
by Kate Wilson on February 03, 2016
A new dance project aimed at helping people with Parkinson's is being rolled out in Dorset. Pavilion Dance South West has received funding to finance the first year of a three-year project designed to make Parkinson’s Dance classes... Read full article
by Sarah Stacey on November 08, 2015
You're never past your prima: Ballet classes are booming - for older women
by Sarah Stacey on November 08, 2015
As the ballet music from Coppélia floats across the ballroom at The Bull Hotel in Bridport, Dorset, dancers in black leotards, leggings and satin ballet slippers start twirling elegantly. ... Read full article
on August 15, 2015
No one is too old for ballet
on August 15, 2015
It is excellent news that the Royal Academy of Dance is expanding its programme of teaching old people ballet.... Read full article
by Ava Hubble on July 29, 2015
Royal Ballet help to save sight of expat pensioner
by Ava Hubble on July 29, 2015
The Royal Ballet has come to the aid of expat frozen pensioner, providing him with over £2,000 to cover the cost of his cataract operations.... Read full article
by Polly Albany-Ward on July 17, 2015
Dancing nan, 85, proves you're never tutu old for ballet as she reaches finals
by Polly Albany-Ward on July 17, 2015
A Graceful grandma who took up ballet when her husband died 15 years ago made it to the finals of a national competition for adult learners.... Read full article
by Herald Scotland on June 10, 2015
Life begins at 50 for Edinburgh Fringe bound Scottish Ballet Company
by Herald Scotland on June 10, 2015
Life begins at 50 for Edinburgh Fringe bound Scottish Ballet Company And, for a group of people who have been flocking to dance classes for the over-50s, their hard work in the studio has paid off with an appearance at the Edinburgh Fringe. ... Read full article
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