10 Reasons Why Dancing is the Best Exercise

time to get your groove on!

not only feels good, it has some major health perks. It is a potent cardiovascular
activity and research shows it improves mental health by boosting your overall happiness.
It also burns a ton of calories, makes your body more flexible and reduces time
of recovery in case of an injury. If you’re looking for a reason to shake it
off today, check out some compelling ones listed below:

Boost Your Lungs’ and Heart Health:
Who hasn’t
jumped around at a dance party lost in their favorite song? If you can’t seem
to find your get-up and go workout then you must try dancing. This is a great
cardiovascular exercise and with time you’ll notice that you aren’t out of
breath – this shows that your heart and lungs are doing better.

Reduce Stress: Imagine being in the moment,
dancing with your friends or that special someone – doesn’t just thinking about
it already making you feel better.    

Boost Memory: Dancing requires you to remember
a lot of steps increasing neural activity, which in turn helps in improving
your memory.

Balance Better: Some dance forms require a lot of
fast movement and frequently changing postures, helping you gain better control
of your body.

Improve Flexibility: Twisting, turning and bending
stretches your body in new ways, making your muscles more flexible; something
that jogging doesn’t do. This in the end reduces your chances of injury in a
fall and even reduces recovery time.  

Improve Stamina: Regular dance exercise boosts
endurance of body muscles, so you can work harder for longer periods of

Reduce Risk of Osteoporosis: Osteoporosis is often a result of
insufficient exercise and dancing is one of the most entertaining forms of
‘weight bearing’ exercises – a requisite to prevent this bone disease. Go girl!
Dance for better bones!

This is Your Creative Outlet: With dancing, you are free to
invent new forms, experiment with music and even choose your own costume and
makeup to go to your dance routine.

Choose Your Favorite Dance Style:
Instead of
following a mundane workout routine, you can enroll yourself in your favorite
dance form class be it Ballroom Dancing, Zumba, Buti Yoga or Jazzercise.  

Increase Social Interactions: A dance class provides a perfect
atmosphere to hone your social skills if you are the quiet kind or make a few
more friends if you thrive on social interactions. This is a place with people sharing
similar interests, so why not make some good friends.  

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