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Dance, everyone, dance!

That’s right, music and dancing are good for you!  Forget Jazzercise, I’m talking about just letting the rhythm get into your brain. Here’s why: music helps us perform better at sports, can alleviate depression, and help speed us on our way to recovery from an operation or a stroke. Check out more examples in this article. People have been talking about play and art therapy, but why not more music therapy?

For more inspiration, MSN was featuring this video of a robo-dance competition. They’re pretty good, and if you can dance the robot better than a robot, what’s stopping you from going out there and dancing, right now?

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Beth Kelley is a writer and researcher with an overall interest in how people engage with and are impacted by their environments and vice versa. This has manifested itself in many ways, by looking at creativity, playful spaces and environmental enrichment, sustainability, design research, and integrative and collaborative models of learning such as through play and hands-on learning.