The 7 benefits you get from dance

The 7 benefits you get from dancetest-dance

Dancing has had positive benefits for centuries. In bygone days people would gather to sing, dance and celebrate. Spirits were lifted as folks gathered for one last spin around the dance floor. Dancing is more than just music and moves. It gives you happiness, confidence, friends, youth, intelligence, fitness, and adventure.

  1. Get Happy:denver-wedding-dance-instruction
    “There are short-cuts to happiness, and dancing is one of them.” -Vicki Baum
    Dancing is the best all natural get happy drug. It raises your endorphin’s and lifts your mood, helping you heal from stress and depression. Dancing improves the harmony between our mind and body, and gives us a sense of well-being.
  2. Get Confidence:
    “We’re fools whether we dance or not, so we might as well dance.” – Japanese Proverb
    Dancing gives you confidence to go out and try new things. The poise from knowing how to dance will carry you through your life and give you a new look and outlook. Look and feel confident in all your social engagements with time well spent learning dance.
  3. Get Friends:Littleton Colorado Dance Studio serving the Denver Metro Area
    “On with the dance! Let joy be unconfined.”- Lord Byron
    Dancing brings people together. You can make new friends as you learn new dance moves. Then share a 3 min hug with all your new friends as you partnership dance. Friends helps you grow, make you laugh and supports you as you learn.
  4. Get younger:
    “This is the strange thing: Dancers don’t age.”- Twyla Tharp
    You can stay forever young by dancing. Dancing slows the aging process through strengthening the heart and cardiovascular systems. It also improves your flexibility, balance and keeps your joints lubricated.Swing-Dance-Lessons-Littleton-Colorado
  5. Get Smarter:
    Dancing improves your memory and increases your intelligence. The ability to recall dance sequences staves off dementia and Alzheimer’s. The ability to make quick decisions in improvisational dance increases cognitive ability at any age.
  6. Get Fit:
    “Stifling an urge to dance is bad for your health – it rusts your spirit and your hips.” ~Terri Guillemets
    Dancing is a cardiovascular exercise. It provides benefits to your lungs, heart, blood flow, muscle strength, and bone density. This is a great all around workout that does not feel like you are working out.
  7. Get an Adventure:
    “When the music changes, so does the dance.” – African proverb
    Take a dance adventure to foreign and exotic places. Dance exposes you to different cultures. Travel to Argentina with the Tango, dance-lessonsBrazil with the Samba, or go south of the border with the salsa. You can even travel to the past. Have fun in the 50’s with the swing, or have a ball like Cinderella when you waltz.

With all these benefits, what have you got to lose? The other left foot? Get out and Dance today.
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