Before I let out a torrential outpouring of thoughts on one of my most fun classes, let me give you some context. People usually assume I’m the pre-med type when I introduce myself with, “I’m taking General Chemistry, a biology seminar…,” but then I reach “Spanish, writing…,” at which point they listen more carefully.
For 10 weeks, Washington University students were able to conduct medical research by dancing. They were participating in a Washington University School of Medicine project testing if 10 weeks of tango lessons can improve Parkinson’s disease symptoms involving balance and mobility better than regular exercise could.
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