Exercise

Benefits of Dancing

Studies show that dance can help you lose weight, stay flexible, reduce stress. It’s a great way to keep your body and mind healthy.
There are several benefits of dancing like….

Improves Memory

One of the several benefits of frequent dancing is that it helps to improve your memory, because dance requires a person to remember specific moves and timing of the moves by this overall memory is also improved.

Improve Flexibility

Dancing also increases flexibility and reduce stiffness.  Increasing your flexibility will help ease joint pain and post-exercise soreness.

Reduce Stress

If you’re feeling tense or stressed out, go for dance.
You will be much relieved after dance and musical session. Dancing with a partner or a group, helps in reducing stress, because you are interacting with other people.

Diminish and fight Depression

Dancing really does raise your mood. Patients who participated in an upbeat group dance showed the less depression symptoms.
Dancing helps fight depression in several ways. First it helps to raise endorphins in your brain, which help you feel better. If you dance in a setting with people around you it will be more effective.

Help Your Heart

Dance is a great activity for those at risk for cardiovascular disease. Waltzing is better than treadmill exercise in person with heart failure for improving heart health, breathing and quality of life. Study in UK showed dancers had a slightly lower risk of cardiac disease than those who walked for exercise

Lose Weight

If you are overweight, dancing is a good way to lose weight.  This allows your body to burn more calories and reduce weight.
Exercise program of aerobic  dance training is just as helpful for losing weight and increasing aerobic power as cycling and jogging.

Boosts Immune System

Scientists claim that listening to  music and dance, increases the level of antibodies in the human body. At the same time stress hormones decreased after listening to the same type of music. By adding actual dancing to the dance music, the benefits to the immune system are even higher than just listening to dance music.

Lowers Blood Pressure

It is claimed that salsa dancing can even help lower your blood pressure and help to reduce  cholesterol. Lowering your blood pressure will obviously help prevent strokes and heart disease in the future.

Increases Sex Drive

Dancing, will stimulate your sex drive. When you start losing weight and toning your muscles, you will begin feeling sexier and this will help your sex drive to improve.

Reduces Symptoms of Menopause

If you are going through menopause, you may be feeling tired and fatigued. Exercise including dance is very helpful in relieving menopausal symptoms.