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Dance to Keep Your Mind Sharp

Did you know stepping onto the dance floor is a great mental workout, too?

When she was just 13 or 14 years old philanthropist Hillie Mahoney learned the waltz from her father. She's been ballroom dancing socially ever since, but Mahoney says she's still learning the nuances—posture, for instance—especially since she recently began dancing competitively. “I thought I knew how to dance until I took classes,” she says. “It's more than dragging the feet around. There's a coordination between the brain and the feet.” … Back to Article

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