Dementia Awareness Week 2017

As this week is Dementia Awareness Week we thought it would be a good time to revisit an article published in March’s edition of Dance International: 

Dementia and Dance by Janet Lee Chapman:


A few years ago I was inspired by an American lady, Hazel Minnick, who is suffering from dementia and who uses Ballroom dance to help her get through this terrible disease… At this time when so many people are suffering from this disease, I wanted to let dance teachers know how important they can be in the fight against it… (continue reading)