Dance for Parkinson’s Disease

dance for parkinson's disease and english national ballet

There has been research done in the past decade on the effects of dance on the well-being of Parkinson disease patients. The English National Ballet and Dr. Sara Houston have partnered to help patients of this illness Dance for Parkinson's disease a success. Dance for Parkinson's Disease Dance for Parkinson’s offers people with Parkinson’s, their carers and family member’s an artistic and engaging dance activity within the professional environment of English National Ballet. Saturday … [Read more...]

Zena Rommett’s Floor-Barre® Technique: Personal Review

Zena Rommett's Floor Barre® being taught by the Founder.

Dancers, from classical ballet to modern, Broadway actors and singers, even athletes swear by Zena Rommett's Floor-Barre® Technique. Among her students, Zena has taught Judith Jamison, Tommy Tune, Patrick Swayze, Lar Lubovitch (and company), principal dancers with ABT, NYC Ballet, Joffrey, Martha Graham, Jose Limon, and many more. Former dancers, who are teachers now, include: Robert Atwood, Douglas Bolivar, Dawn Hillen and Mark Rubin. Since 1968, Zena Rommett's Floor-Barre® Technique … [Read more...]

Anorexia and La Scala Ballet Dancers: The Ugly Truth is Out


Once again we are seeing Anorexia and La Scala Ballet Dancers in the news as a La Scala ballerina opens up about the issue of eating disorders. In her recently published book titled: "The Truth, Please, About Ballet," Maria Francesca Garritano of La Scala in Milan finally speaks about eating disorders like anorexia and bulimia.   Anorexia and La Scala Ballet Dancers - It's A Serious Problem Breaking an unspoken rule never to discuss eating disorders among Italy's elite dance … [Read more...]

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