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New research shows that dancing the tango can be as effective as meditation when it comes to reducing stress and anxiety.

By Stephanie Castillo for


It takes two to tango…and reduce stress? Olé! Er, yes, says a recent study in the journal Complementary Therapies in Medicine.

To determine if dancing the tango could reduce stress as effectively as other alternative therapies, like mindfulness meditation (which a growing body of research already deems a viable means of relieving hot flashes, pain, and bad moods), researchers recruited nearly 100 men and women ages 18 to 80 with self-reported stress, as well as anxiety and depression. Participants were then randomly assigned to one of three groups: tango dance, mindfulness meditation, or a combination of both.

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