Salsa for Schizophrenia: A Feasibility Study

Age: 18 - 65 years

Gender: All

Healthy Subjects: No

Recruitment Status: Recruiting

Start Date: December 17, 2017

End Date: August 19, 2019

Contact Information:
Yulia Landa, PsyD, MS
Aeriell Armas

Seeking Research Participants with Schizophrenia or Schizoaffective Disorder for Salsa Dancing Study

We are currently looking for individuals with a diagnosis of schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorder. The purpose of the study is to understand how individuals with schizophrenia feel about and experience Salsa dancing. Participation includes a 1-hour Salsa lesson, as well as some questionnaires and an open feedback discussion about the class. Participants are given a meal voucher redeemable at the Mount Sinai cafeteria as well as $6 per visit to reimburse transportation. For more information, call 212-659-5554 or email: or


Inclusion Criteria:

- Diagnosis of Schizophrenia or Schizoaffective Disorder, between the ages of 18 and 65 years old, able to participate in mild physical activity for approximately 1 hour