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What is Music Therapy?

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What is Music Therapy?

Music therapy has its roots in the healing properties of music; from the biblical times of David when he played for King Saul to ease the king’s malady to the Greek times of Hippocrates, when the father of medicine played music to heal or alleviate the suffering of his patients. Many cultures the world over…

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Dance Your Way to Fitness

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Dance Your Way to Fitness

If If you love dance and want to get fit, why not try putting the two together in the revolutionary wonder work-out that is booiaka? It’s fun on the dance floor mixed with intense cardio exercise, a body-sculpting training regime that will firm up the buttocks, tighten the abs and tone up the waist –…

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Getting Fit Could Be Fun

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Getting Fit Could Be Fun

As we grow older we slow down a little bit when it comes to keeping fit either through injury or because going to the gym has become too much of a chore. The importance of keeping fit will help to keep those extra pounds that we seem to gather as we get older. This article…

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Indoor Activities for Your Kids

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Indoor Activities for Your Kids

With winter already upon us, the days are shorter and colder, which makes playing outside and getting some much needed physical activity a bit difficult. Unfortunately, humans instinctively tend to put on a bit more weight and remain on the sluggish side during the winter season. The lack of sunlight also leads to depression and…

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The Top Eight Ways to Keep Fit at Home

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The Top Eight Ways to Keep Fit at Home

Everyone knows how important it is to keep fit. There are a whole host of benefits, including improved circulation, sleeping better, reducing risk of illness to simply feeling better in general. Unfortunately, not everyone has the motivation to keep active, and with the recession still tightening purse-strings, getting the funds together for a gym membership…

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The Rise Of The Hula Hoop

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The Rise Of The Hula Hoop

The new leading fitness craze is something that will definitely take you back to your childhood and something that many people can’t believe. Hula hooping is said to burn as many calories as running on a treadmill (100 every ten minutes) and it’s definitely much more fun. This is an exercise that’s great for everyone,…

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How Can Dance Music Help You Improve Your Workout?

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How Can Dance Music Help You Improve Your Workout?

What is it about Dance music that wants people to just get up and go crazy? I mean come on, it’s happened to you before right? You hear those heavy bass-lines and thundering drums combined with the high energy sounds and vocals that sends the blood rushing through your veins, and that chill running down…

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Heading to Your First Dance Class? Some Tips for What to Wear

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Heading to Your First Dance Class? Some Tips for What to Wear

Taking dance classes is not only fun, it is a great activity to improve your fitness. No matter what style of dance you are participating in, whether it is hip hop, ballet, belly dancing or modern, you will be giving yourself a great workout. Dancing improves your cardiovascular fitness as well as your flexibility. It…

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Dance Therapy and Cognitive Repair

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Dance Therapy and Cognitive Repair

The brain is an incredibly complex machine. Unfortunately, like all machines, it is prone to malfunctions and needs repair often. As one gets older, these repairs become harder to make, and the natural damage the brain receives can spiral into dementia. Dementia has at once no known cause, and many causes. Its symptoms can be…

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