A few years back, no less than actor Richard Gere waltzed his way into ladies' hearts when he took up ballroom dancing in the room-come Shall We Dance? While he did it to spice up his life and marriage, the benefits might go beyond romance, right to the physical hear itself.
GREAT STRESS REDUCE
The rhythm, movement, and music also make for great stress reducers. Music can be a soothing salve to stressed-out minds, and many find that losing themselves to the beat also helps lose the tension.
ALLOWS YOUR HEART TO PUMP BETTER
Dancing is great for improving aerobic or cardio fitness. It raises the heart rate and with intervals, it allows the heart to pump better. After the vigorous movement, it increase the body's need for oxygen and coax the heart to work at level the result in caloric burn.
SCULPTS AND TONES YOUR BODY
Ballroom dancing come in different form and have there own particular benefits. A foxtrot, tango, or even the highly popular waltz and chacha knows that ballroom dancing focuses on footwork which tones the legs while strengthening them though the use of good balance, posture and alignment.
Improve your cardio
Tones your body
Slows brain aging
Improve posture and confidence
REDUCE THE RIESK OF DEMENTIA
A Research study from New England journal of Medicine reports that ballroom dancing at least two times a week reduced the risk of dementia as the dancer got older. In another area, it has been observed that a number of patients with Alzheimer's disease, a degenerative condition that effects memory and cognition, were able to recover some lost memories when they danced to familiar music.
SOCIAL AND FRIENDSHIP
Moreover, the social aspect of dace brings an undeniable psychological boost. Meeting new people, connecting with your partner, and generally mingling with other who share the desire to enjoy themselves with directly amplify self - esteem and positivity.
BURNING TO DANCE?
Dance is a fun way to burn calories. Just how much do you shave off with hour of ballroom dance? According to sixwise.com, it's 265 calories for an everage 150 lb person. Compare it with other varieties of dance:
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