Dance has the ability to transport individuals to a place that can be completely lost. Dance has many physical and psychological benefits for people of all ages and abilities, but especially for those with dementia.
When people with dementia have a chance to dance, they have a chance to release their thoughts. They can get rid of anxiety, guide their excitement in a safe and dignified manner, while enjoying the opportunity of creativity and expressiveness.
Dance and music are such powerful triggers for people with dementia. Both dance and music can encourage individuals to appear here and now, because the rhythm, rhythm and lyrics of music encourage spontaneous movements and dances. In addition, dance and music can help record moments of past dance days or personal stories.
' What does the body say can't' Martha Graham
When the language becomes incoherent…