The Many Benefits of Dancing
Exercise and Health
With the responsibilities of job, family, and social obligations pulling us in so many directions; it’s more and more challenging to make time for exercise. Maybe that’s the reason Americans are struggling with their health and weight more than ever.
It’s no revelation that the keys to being trim and fit are are moderate exercise and sensible eating habits. But the thought of running on a treadmill, or jogging around the block three times is not for many of us. Dancing works like a tension and stress reducer. For those people with a busy schedule, it can become a passion that improves your attitude, and increases your confidence in both business and social situations.
That’s why dancing is the ideal exercise! After all, it is a mild aerobic workout, without the boring part! When you take dance lessons, you turn exercising into a fun and enjoyable social event, every night of the week. Your dance “work out” takes place with pleasant music and everyone’s in a good mood. It’s fun.
Social dancing is as romantic as it is enjoyable!! For centuries, the world’s greatest romantics knew that the best way to a lady’s heart is to sweep her across the dance floor. Holding, touching, and moving to the music is the most passionate skill any couple can add in their lives. Think of all of the relationships that have started because of the world’s best ice breaker — “may I have this dance”.
The romantic elements of dance are the magic that all good dancers enjoy. For men, recognizing which dance the band is playing and having the confidence in your skill set to walk across the floor and ask a lady to dance. Let’s face it, ladies will always be in demand, but they can elevate their charm even more so once they acquire the grace and poise and following skills of a good dancer.
Best of all, dancing can help keep two people together. After years of marriage, the dance floor can bring new excitement in a couples lives. It can reignite the spark of romance for the stressed out, tension-filled people. It’s a modern day “Romance Insurance.” In a recent survey, more women said they would prefer a night of dancing to flowers on St. Valentine’s Day.
Here are some of the benefits of dancing…
More Dance Benefits:
- Gain confidence on the dance floor
- Get more fun and enjoyment out of social life
- Overcome shyness
- Relieve Stress
- Exercise will having fun
- Acquire more grace and poise
- Stand out on the dance floor
- Enjoy attending more parties
- Make a special person happy
- Have the ability to dance in any social setting
Dancing Fun Facts:
- Did you know that 95% of men don’t know how to dance?!
- Dancing is proven to help prevent Alzheimer’s and dementia
- Professional football players and boxers are known to dance because it improves their footwork
- Many Olympic athletes do ballroom dance to increase their coordination and agility
- Therapists commonly prescribe dancing for couples to rekindle connection and improve communication
- Learning to dance develops neural pathways in our brains which increase our cognitive functions
- Dancing improves joint mobility, range of motion, and core strength
- Dancers have a 46% lower risk of having cardiovascular disease than non-dancers