Benefits of Dance

Benefits of danceThere are so many benefits of dance; physical, mental, social the list goes on. Here are our top 20!

  • It’s great exercise! It burns calories, burns fat and tones you up, whilst having fun
  • Dancing improves the condition of your heart and lungs due to the aerobic work out
  • It increases your muscle strength, tone and definition
  • Dancing helps to strengthen your bones and reduces risk of osteoporosis
  • It improves your balance
  • Dancing releases endorphin’s and makes you feel good
  • A dance class allows you an hour to yourself
  • It improves co-ordination
  • Dance classes increases your confidence and self esteem
  • Remembering dance routines increases your brain power and memory skills
  • It improves spatial awareness
  • At dance class you meet new people, increasing your social circle
  • It improves your musicality and rhythm
  • During a dance class you can let go of all your inhibitions and just enjoy yourself
  • Dance improves your flexibility and agility
  • There are so many different styles of dance to choose from
  • Dance is for everyone
  • Dance improves your endurance, fitness and general well being
  • It improves your posture
  • It’s a new skill that you can use next time your dancing at a wedding or party!

by Lianne Cloot-Holt – Popdance Creative Director