Dancing can be a way to stay in shape for people of all ages, shapes and sizes. It has a wide range of physical and mental benefits, including the following:
it improves heart and lung function
health, increase muscle strength, endurance and motor fitness
increases fitness and aerobics
it improves muscle tone and strength
strengthens the bones and reduces the risk of osteoporosis
it improves co-ordination, agility, and flexibility
it improves the balance and spatial orientation
an increase in physical activity
improved mental functioning
on the whole, improved mental well-being
for more self-confidence and self-esteem
with the improvement of social skills.
You can dance in a group or with a partner or on your own. There are a lot of different places in order to enjoy the dancing, dance schools, social centres, community halls and in your own home. Dance is and has grown into a popular way to get and stay in shape, and that the majority of health clubs now offer dance classes in their programs.
The dance can be done for both competitive and social. This can be a great recreational and sports of choice, as anyone of any age can take part in. It doesn’t matter whether it’s cold or raining, as if the dance is usually done indoors.
The equipment that is required to be dance, it will depend on the style of dance you choose. For example, tap dancing, accompanied by the acquisition of tap shoes, and while the ballet in need of ballet slippers and the ballet attire. To get started, choose a style that you like, or you would like to try to take a closer look at the Yellow Pages or online for a dance school near you and get involved in the classroom.