Press

2012

English National Ballet helps Parkinson’s Patients
This report aired on the BBC on 16th January 2012. It reports on Dr Sara Houston and Ashley McGill’s research into the effects of ballet on people with Parkinson’s Disease.

Ballet school takes steps to help sufferers of Parkinson’s
This article was published in the London Evening Standard on 16th January 2012.

2011

Can dancing help to tackle Parkinson’s?
This article was published in the Daily Express on 7th December 2011.

Ballet Therapy for Parkinson’s sufferers
This Channel 4 blog posted on 13th July 2010 brings news on English National Ballet Dance for Parkinson’s classes.

2010

Parkinson’s sufferers refusing to dance to the tune of crippling disease
Published on 9th April 2010, members of a special exercise group for Parkinson’s victims tell the Scotsman how the lessons help them to fight the condition.

Dance classes for Parkinson’s sufferers
This article was published in the Wimbledon Guardian on 17th February 2010. It brings news of Joanne Duff’s dance classes for people suffering from Parkinson’s disease.

2008

Dance for Parkinson’s
This article was published on londondance.com on 23rd October 2008. It brings news of MMDG offering an introductory seminar and workshop, as part of Dance Umbrella, on their pioneering work with people affected by Parkinsons Disease.

Dancing helps Parkinson’s Patients
This report aired on the NBC Nightly News on 30th May 2008. It discusses how ordinary dancing has extraordinary benefits for people with Parkinson’s Disease.