Western Dance

Western Dance Health Benefits

Summary Dance has physical and mental health benefits. Dancing is good exercise and a fun way to keep fit. Break dance, western dancing, salsa dancing, Hip-hop dancing are different dancing styles.

There are many forms of dance, form Break dancing, western dancing. Dance has always been a part of human culture, rituals and celebrations. Today most dancing is about recreation and self-expression, although it can also be done as a competitive activity. Dancing is an enjoyable way to be more physically active and stay fit.

Health benefits of western dancing :-

Dancing can be a way to stay fit for people of all ages, shapes and sizes. It has a wide range of physical and mental benefits including.

  • Improved condition of your heart and lungs
  • Increased muscular strength, endurance and motor fitness
  • Increased aerobic fitness
  • Improved muscle tone and strength
  • Weight management
  • Stronger bones and reduced risk of osteoporosis
  • Better coordination, agility and flexibility
  • Improved balance and spatial awareness
  • Increased physical confidence
  • Improved mental functioning
  • Improved general and psychological wellbeing
  • Greater self-confidence and self-esteem
  • Better social skills

Getting started with western dancing

You can dance in a group, with a partner, or on your own. There are lots of different place where you can enjoy dancing for example, at dance schools, social venues, community halls and in your own home. Dancing has become  such a popular way to be active and keep fit, that most fitness clubs now offer dance classes in there group exercise programs.

Dancing can be done both competitively and socially. It can be a great recreational and sporting choice, because anyone of any age can take part. It doesn’t matter whether it is cold or raining, as dancing is usually done indoors.

The gear you need for dancing will depend on the style of dancing you choose. For example, tap dancing will involve buying tap shoes, where as ballet w2ill need ballet slippers and ballet clothing break, western has needed snicker/sports shoes and proper costume. To get started, simply choose a style you enjoy, or would like to try, look in the Ananta Dance Academy (cultural activities institute) for dance schools in your local area and join a class.