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Benefits of Tango: Research at The Cedars

TANGOThe Atrium, independent living at The Cedars, has partnered with Maine Medical Center in a research program under the direction of Dr. Christina Holt, MD called TANGO-Gold: Therapeutic Activity Negates Gait Obstacles: Older Adults Opportunity Learning Dance.

TANGO-Gold is a program that uses the Argentinian Tango’s smooth movement, gentle connection and musicality to strengthen for better balance and fitness.  Studies have shown dancing tango is good for balance, coordination, feelings of well-being, and connection and many communities have found that the learners want to keep dancing into their nineties. The purpose of the study is to show that tango dance lessons help improve … Read more here.