|Look Better, Get Fit and Lose Weight
Dancing is one of the best forms of exercise. Some of the
health and fitness benefits of dancing are weight loss and muscle gain, and
boosting your physical endurance and range of motion, all while learning the
latest dance steps. Consider the advantages of dancing compared to jogging,
whether outdoors or on a treadmill -- it's an attractive social
activity, a fun and enjoyable form of aerobic workout. Meet
other people who are likewise interested in the healthy benefits of
this mild aerobic workout.
Dancing can burn up to 10 calories a minute without harmful side effects
caused by high impact exercises such as running. Our dance lessons
include warm-up exercises and correct ways to stretch and prepare for
dancing, and can be done with or without a partner. Dancing is a
fitness program that can be incorporated into your social life. By using
dancing to get fit, you will not only start to look great, but it may
provide a reason to get out more and improve your social life.
Inactive folks are
more than twice as likely (2.4 times as likely) to have heart disease as
more active people.
Each daily hour spent watching TV poses an
18-percent greater risk of dying from cardiovascular disease,
according to a new study published in Circulation, a journal
of the American Heart Association. Unlike other studies, this
one examined TV's impact on people of healthy weight and no history
of heart disease. Couch potatoes who spent more than four
hours a day watching TV had a staggering 80-percent greater risk of
death from cardiovascular disease.
Learning about leading and
following teaches two people how to accomplish much more than two
their own. Plus, dancing can help keep two people together. After
years of marriage, new excitement can be found together on the dance floor.
It's a "shot in the arm." It encourages the spark of romance for stressed
out, tension-plagued couples. It's great for keeping a marriage interesting
and long lasting. When surveyed, more women said they
would prefer a night of dancing to flowers or chocolates for St. Valentine's
Day. So, start your marriage by learning to dance for your
wedding, and keep your relationship healthy by growing your dance ability
Dance instruction opens
a wide spectrum of social settings in which friendships are forged.
As you take pride in your accomplishment of learning to dance, your
self-esteem will grow. You will gain an aura of
self-confidence and an ability to enjoy yourself in public social
Ballroom dancing is as romantic as it is
enjoyable. For years the world's greatest romantics have known the best way
to a lady's heart is to take her onto the dance floor. Women love to dance;
why not learn how? Holding, touching and moving to the music is the
most romantic skill any couple can add to their lives. The romantic
properties of dance are a secret that all good dancers enjoy.
Dancing is one of many methods of exercise
used to recover from physical ailments. It's also a powerful
psychological tool. The method is called dance therapy, a form of
psychotherapy that uses the creativity and movement involved in dance to
help treat a wide range of ailments.
Dance therapy is the psychotherapeutic use of
movement and dance for emotional, cognitive, social, behavioral and physical
conditions. Dance movement therapy, as it is also called, strengthens
the body/mind connection through body movements to improve both mental and
physical well-being. It is being used in disease prevention and health
promotion programs as well as therapy for people with cardiovascular
disease, hypertension, chronic pain, and certain forms of cancer.
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