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Why Dance?

Gene Kelly claimed " You dance love, and you dance joy, and you dance dreams. And I know if I can make you smile by jumping over a couple of couches or running through a rainstorm, then I'll be very glad to be a song and dance man"  This is one of many reasons why he danced.

Dancing equals Happiness!

However when you dig deeper, DANCE is the medicine to the soul.

The Benefits of Dancing

1. Improves Health Dance is a weight-bearing activity which means it increases bone density and help reduce the risk of osteoporosis. Through the movement of dance it promotes good health by improving cardiovascular fitness, strengthening the muscles, increases circulation which stimulates brain activity and memory retention, and decreasing blood pressure, which reduces stress and lowers the risk of heart disease, just to name a few benefits for your health.

2. Great Way to Stay FIT! Dancing is all about moving your body and feeling good. In an one-hour session you can burn from 250 to 500 calories depending on how vigorously you would like to groove! Plus, if you are not a fan of the gym... dance will be your best friend and you'll have a good time too. Dance will raise your spirits by increasing endorphins or the feel good chemical in our body. As a result dance up lifts your mood and reduces the risk of depression. How awesome is that!?!

3. Improves Overall Well-Being!!! Dance builds confidence by giving you a sense of success and achievement when you master new movements right before your eyes. It boosts your self-esteem with the knowledge you gain and provides the confidence to perform in front of family and friends. As a result creates a positive effect on your physical and psychological well-being. But most of all you meet new people, make friends, and are part of a wonderful community.

So, when you dig deeper... Dance is the beautiful diamond that anyone and everyone can find within themselves and share it. All you have to do is join and let the benefits justify for themselves!

This is Why you Dance!

By: Katherine Hayes


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