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Didya know? Exercise is good for the brain…

September 28th, 2009 · 3 Comments · Tags: ··

My sister sent a reference to SPARK, a book written by Dr. John Ratey of Harvard Medical School & filled with case studies exploring the connection between exercise and the brain.  It tells those of us who teach dance what we already know.  But given the current trends in education, there are a lot of people who haven’t gotten the message.  Add this one to your arsenal of research & support!


Rule #1 of John Medina’s BRAIN RULES, a book about how the brain works, is “Exercise boosts brain power.”  I’m so glad there are people doing research & collecting data, cause I’m too busy counting dance combinations out loud for 180 kids a day to quantify results!

Do you have more wonderful research?  Please share!

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