Dance like no one is watching


Despite its many health benefits, dance is no longer part of mainstream Australian culture. Will the ‘no lights, no lycra’ movement help bring it back? NSW GP Dr Rowena Ivers investigates

Dancing is a universal human experience. It’s one of those unique activities that transcends culture and race, and is enjoyed by everyone, regardless of age or ability.

It also has many health benefits. A search for dance research on PubMed is a strange and kind of fun experience. The legendary 2003 New England