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The benefits of dance in middle-age.

11 Nov 2016 / Tags: Older Dancers, Silver Swans

The benefits of dance in middle-age.
Today's Mail Online tells the stories of five women still enjoying ballet and the benefits it brings.

Aged between 52 and 68, the women extol the virtues of ballet and the various improvements it has brought their lives in everything from improved memory to a better sex-life.

The article also features Michelle Groves, the RAD's Director of Education and Training, speaking about the big increase of older women signing up for classes: 

‘There is absolutely no upper age limit for aspiring ballerinas. One of our oldest learners was in her 80s and we had a student who was 71 who took her first ballet examination.’

You can read the full article here.

Find out more about our Silver Swans ballet classes.

Photo: Andy Ross, courtesy of Scottish Ballet, Regenerate.

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