5 health benefits of dancing!
You don’t need to be a professional dancer to feel the joy of moving your body.
When I worked as a professional modern dancer, I went to dance class every morning. I sweated through combinations that worked my brain—it wasn’t easy remembering all those steps! I strengthened and stretched my body. I left energized.
But there was more to it than that: I was having a blast. I was feeling pure joy—my serotonin levels skyrocketed each time I danced. I was also making friends and working collectively with a group to learn steps and perform them to the best of our abilities. We were forming a community, which greatly improved my quality of life. Dance class was about so much more than “working out.”
Dancers do this for a living, but you don’t need to be a professional dancer to experience those benefits. Even a beginner’s class will tap into all the health juju a seasoned pro gets to feel. Here are a few of the benefits of dance you can make the most of - read more