Dancing Through Parkinson

Refael (Rafi) Eldor is one of the leading economists in Israel who managed to confront Parkinson through dancing. After being diagnosed with Parkinson, he decided to turn to dancing as a way to confront his condition and contrast its limiting symptoms with movement and physical action. These days, along with his career as a professor, Eldor dedicates himself to spreading the remedy of dance to the wide public and he is a source of inspiration for many.

Rafi Eldor, the leading Israeli economist, is a source of inspiration for many due to his successful journey to confront his Parkinson disease through ballroom dance

Read More

Rafi Eldor is one of Israel’s leading economists. He pioneers the fields of risk management, future contracts, and options. He also contributes to battling cancer and Parkinson

Read More

Parkinson’s disease has no cure, but there are treatments that can alleviate the symptoms to make life easier. One of these is dancing as it stimulates the brain and the body.

Read More

Recent Posts

  • brain-parkinson

Ballroom Dancing Improves Brain Health

April 6th, 2017|0 Comments

New Study Links Ballroom Dancing to Brain Health
Reuters Health recently published new study results that confirm a direct link between ballroom dancing and the deceleration of decay in white brain matter.

Degeneration of white matter in […]

  • rafi-eldor-seder-tips

A Toast for Pesach, 2017 – Tips for the seder night by Professor Rafi Eldor

April 6th, 2017|0 Comments

For the past seven years, I have thought and claimed that dancing is not only good for our health, but it actually contributes more than fast walking or any other physical activity. Now I have […]

  • brain

Parkinson’s Disease (un)conventional Treatments

February 24th, 2016|0 Comments

Parkinson’s is an incurable disease that many of its symptoms have to do with decreased motor skills. Most common symptoms include tremors, muscle rigidity, imbalance, and slow movement. Since each patient displays a different range […]

  • dance to health

The Physical and Cognitive Benefits of Dancing

February 17th, 2016|0 Comments

Anyone who has seen one of Rafi Eldor’s dance performances was inevitably impressed by the effort dancing requires. While the dancers often seem as if they are floating around the dance-floor, it is evident that […]