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Dance class moves to minimize Parkinson’s tremors

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A dance instructor proves that dance isn’t just for fun, it can improve symptoms of neurological disorders. Dance for PD is a national dance program that teaches specialized dance classes to people with Parkinson’s disease. The group designs classes and trains instructors, including dancer Miriam ...

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Local dance group to perform evening of tap

Local tap dance troupe, Movement Afoot, is set to make their first evening-length debut. Credit: Amy Planchet

Columbus’ only dance troupe dedicated solely to tap, Movement Afoot, will unveil its first evening-length performance, “Ph(r)ase 1,”on Friday and Saturday. Audiences can watch tap dancing along with Appalachian clogging, contemporary and Kathak dance as well as live jazz and folk music by local artists. ...

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The OSU Club Dance Team prepares for Daytona

The Ohio State University Club Dance Team pose for a picture. Credit: Courtesy of Amanda Coleman

Following placing first at the Arnold Classic in the Cheerleading and Dance competition, the Ohio State University Club Dance Team is ready to shine in the Sunshine State. The OSU Club Dance Team — founded by president Julie Domicone, a third-year in operations management — ...

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Fellowship recipients mix medicine and art

Serena Chang, a fifth-year in dance and molecular genetics, is creating a contemporary dance piece with three cancer patients and survivors, stressing the relationship between the cancer community and the world around them.  Credit: Courtesy of Serena Chang

Two students at Ohio State hope to heal and express stories of survival through an unexpected medium: dance. Serena Chang and Mimi Lamantia have been selected as the first dancers to receive the Pelotonia Fellowship in April. The Pelotonia Undergraduate Fellowship Program, according to its ...

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Local places to de-stress through dance

Dancers at Nyoh's Buckeye Bar.
Credit: Courtesy of Nyoh's Buckeye Bar

Dancing doesn’t have to mean grinding on a relative stranger in a crowded bar. There are plenty of other opportunities to bust a move around Columbus. There is no such thing as not being able to dance; it’s just a matter of how willing you ...

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