For Good Health, Keep On Moving

Dancing is an ancient tradition, hobby, and experience that has been enjoyed by humanity since as long as 9,000 years ago. Archaeological proof of dance is found on ancient cave walls in India. That is an example that humans, as a whole, have enjoyed dancing across the globe throughout our history.

Dance To Your Health

There are, of course, any number of reasons dancing should be encouraged. Health is probably a great reason for any new activity.

Any dancing enthusiast can enjoy several health benefits from continuing to practice their hobby. People of all ages, shapes, and sizes can surely enjoy dancing. According to Better Health some of the physical and mental benefits of dancing are as follows:

  • Improved heart and lung condition

  • Increased muscular strength, endurance, and motor skills

  • Aerobic fitness improvement

  • Muscle tone and strength gain

  • Weight management

  • Increased bone strength with reduced osteoporosis risk

  • Coordination improvement

  • Balance and spatial awareness growth

  • Mental function

  • Self-confidence and self-esteem growth

  • Improved social skills

Latin Dancing Seattle

Estimates report that you can burn about five to 10 calories per minute while dancing dependent upon the speed and intensity of the activity involved. In other words, shake it well to stay healthy and in shape. Salsa dance class might be able to improve your health as easily as walking into a Latin dancing Seattle class.

Private dance classes are an option for some. However, the important take away is getting a return on the time invested. Social dancing as a whole can just be plain entertaining on top of improving health. Latin dances such as the Cha-Cha, Rumba, Samba, and Paso Doble are International Latin Dance, and are social dances.

Dancers will develop body awareness as they continue to practice. Latin dancing generally can involve quick-paced movements designed to get heart rate up. Over a period of time, this increased heart rate leads to greater cardiovascular endurance.

Latin dance requires much muscle group use often, and this constant movement can lead to a slimmer muscle tone if practiced regularly. Similarly to walking or jogging, Latin dance can help maintain bone density. This is because of it being a weight-bearing activity. Dance studios in Washington could even help choreograph your wedding.

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