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Press Release

Groundbreaking research studies the neuropsychological effects of dance on people with Parkinson’s

October 21, 2013

Canada’s National Ballet School (NBS), in collaboration with Mark Morris Group’s Dance for PD®, Sarah Robichaud, Founder & Creative Director of Dancing with Parkinson’s™, and researchers from York and Ryerson Universities, is hosting a 12-week dance program to study the physical and neuropsychological effects of dance on people with Parkinson’s disease (PD).

Dance Studio Life: Assemblée Internationale 2013

Author: Joseph carman

September 1, 2013

“Think globally, dance locally” might have served as the motto for the Assemblée Internationale 2013. Canada’s National Ballet School held the first AI ballet festival in 2009; in this second edition—held April 28 to May 4 in Toronto, Canada—17 schools from various countries joined the NBS.

Guelph Tribune: Reluctant at first, dancer takes off

Author: Jessica Lovell

August 22, 2013

When Martin ten Kortenaar’s mother first urged him to try ballet, he stubbornly refused. Years later, the 18-year-old dancer is more than happy to admit that he was wrong.

The Dance Current: Across Oceans

Author: Kathleen Smith

May 16, 2013

Digital technology follows a long line of innovations that have brought citizens of the world closer together.

CBC News: Ballet students leap into new technology

Author: Susan Noakes

May 3, 2013

A new ballet that links dancers in Toronto and dancers in Amsterdam via livestream is part of a curriculum Canada's National Ballet School has worked into the Assemblée Internationale, a week-long conference in Toronto with student dancers from 18 ballet schools around the world.