From 2011 to 2014 I worked on a dance project for the University of
Illinois Kinesiology Department. This was a comparison of different
types of exercise and their effects on the brain. A publication on the
project came out earlier this month.
It was mentioned in an article in the NY Times yesterday.
I'm glad to see that my initial assumptions that dance was a good
exercise for both the body and mind proved to be correct. I got that
impression from observing the people in the class, but that was very
Caller of Contra, Square, English and Early American Dances
jsivier AT illinois DOT edu
Dance Page: http://www.sivier.me/dance_leader.html
Q: How many angels can dance on the head of a pin?
A: It depends on what dance you call!