A news fillip for a holiday weekend:

We’ve often stressed the benefits of exercise, and at least once of dancing, as a way to maintain health and stave off dementia. But today,  ScienceDaily reports on a new study showing that:

Older people can dance their way towards improved health and happiness, according to new research that reveals the social, mental and physical benefits of social dancing for older people. It suggests that dancing staves off illness, and even counteracts decline in aging.

We promise to find a video illustrating such classes. In the meantime, please enjoy the video above, and know that however you move, you likely look better than that guy.

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