Years of research has determined that partner dancing improves mental acuity throughout a dancer's life. It can help can help alertness, enhance memory, focus, , awareness, and concentration. Boosts Confidence. It has proven beneficial in increasing self-esteem by allowing self-expression and developing social maneuvering skills. Dancing Reduces Depression, Anxiety, and many other mental disorders. Basically you will find yourself much happier being a dancer. Try and prove this wrong and you will end up a dancer for life!
Dancing is a great, fun workout. Make sure to hydrate, like any athletics activity. It's a great activity to add to any diet. It improves balance and stamina. It's a fact that youth and elderly alike involved in social dance have shown to improve in their cardiorespiratory fitness, strength, endurance, and bone density. Dr.'s around the country recommend Ballroom dancing to their patients for physicals therapy for strokes, Parkinson's disease, cerebral palsy, knee and hip replacements. Ballroom dance also involves hip movements, which can engage the lower back and hip joints, and has been shown to support range of motion, increase muscle tone and posture.
It also provides a positive social interaction and opportunity for those to feel connected with other people. Older adults who experienced ballroom dance classes showed increased self-efficacy and decreased hopelessness in regards to their mental illness
Looking to make some family memories? By learning as a family and joining other family dance events, you are encouraging socialization, creativity, spatial awareness, promoting bonding, building social connections, and teaching how to release endorphins in a healthy way. This is a wonderful family tradition to start by educating yourself and children on the many benefits of dancing has to offer. Looking for a community of great people? People that don't care what color you are, how much money you make, how you vote, how you identify, they just don't care! All they want to do is dance, laugh, and have fun. Doesn't' that sound healthy? Join a thriving community that encourages you to be you. In the future your kids will have community of like minded people who enjoy similar things, and they are good for them. Plus you get to enjoy the ride and benefits yourself.
For many people, it is difficult to express the emotions we want in everyday life. We don't get the emotional experience we are looking for. This causes stress in our daily affairs. Having all that stress on your shoulders with no way to release it, causes people to self destruct or take it out on undeserving bystanders. Dancing for self care, allows you be "in the moment," focusing on expression, music, and the journey in learning dance. It's suggested by many to explore a wide range of emotions on the dance floor. Different emptions that have to do with each dance's individual characteristics. Feeling romantic in the Rumba, sexy in your Cha Cha, graceful when you Waltz. Try imagining jumping and jiving with the Swing, it's an exciting feeling that last way longer than after the dance is done. Dancing with others people gives you self confidence. This creates a healthy ego, which encourages you to get out there and have some fun. Are you looking to knock some of those depressing pandemic blues away? Learn to dance, get your kids dancing, get your friends dancing. Be the fun version of you by turning that music on and shaking your bones!
How is it going to hurt you to learn about other cultures? Simply said, it can't. Taking the time to understand where people come from, what they went through to get where they are, being able to relate to someone that is from another place in the world. Watch yourself grow in ways you never imagined. Become and support openness to equality and freedom expression. Learning to dance different dances with a variety of people will expand your social and cultural interaction. This provides community feeling of togetherness and melting pot of different people, that have like minded interest.