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This post is written by Jane, one of our osteopaths. It covers the benefits of dance to a range of mental health issues raised in the BBC programme 'Dancing to Happiness' presented by Darcy Bussell.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0btt5n1

Best wishes from Jane and everyone here at Eyre Place.

Dance and mental health
It’s my turn to write a blog and I am going to wax lyrical about dance again, but this time for a slightly different reason. We all know that dancing benefits your body, improving strength, muscle tone, posture, balance, bone health, energy levels and mobility, but it also benefits mental health. Early in December, the BBC aired a programme called ‘Darcey Bussell: Dancing to happiness’, which I watched over the Christmas break. Did any of you catch it? As someone who is passionate about dance, it really struck a chord with me, especially as it focussed on the positive changes dance can bring to mental health.

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