Highly rhythmic, Brazilian dance shows promise as a physical therapy for Parkinson’s disease, according to the results of a small clinical trial published in BMC Neurology.

Over a 12-week period, practicing a dance program inspired by samba and forró (derived from the English “for all”) improved patients’ functional mobility and gait. Those in a walking exercise comparison group, however, also showed significant gains in mobility.

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