On Friday night, take a moment and step into any dance club, what do you see? Hips twisting, feet stomping and arms pumping. Oftentimes, dancing makes us feel so good, that we forget how advantageous dancing is for our health as well. While our pains and stress of the world melt away, as does our waistline. Experts say that dancing tones muscle, improves circulation, boosts energy, burns calories, etc. Dancing can actually burn more calories than other traditional exercises, like lifting weights and running. Furthermore, dancing improves your mood, reduces your stress and serves as an outlet for your creative thinking.
If you are thinking how you would lose extra fat and get your cellulite-heavy body in shape again, then the answer is dancing. It is said that dancing two hours daily can keep you two years younger. Dancing is a heart-friendly exercise, doesn’t that pep you up? You can reap endless benefits from dancing such as: – build stamina, relieve stress, increase balance and flexibility, prevent back pain and joint pain, improve blood circulation, Continue reading
My personal experience is that when you are into hip hop dancing, you can make your obese tummy slimmer, trust me on this! Two years back, I gained lot of weight, especially on my stomach. I was way worried and started doing sit-ups and crunches. After 4-5 days, I felt it boring and ho-hum. Then my friend suggested me to do hip hop dancing as it involves fun and fitness. Believe me, since then I started hip hop and has eventually made my tummy look flatter. It was like ‘dream come true’. Today, I have slim tummy and thin waist, thanks to hip hop dancing! Continue reading
Everyone of us desire to live a disease-free life, isn’t it? Turn your desire into reality by dancing. What can be more elating than dancing to lead a healthy life? Dancing is all the rage as it not only helps to burn calories but also helps in fighting with many diseases. It has the potential to keep a person disease-free and thereby making him live longer.
Tango dance helps in improving mobility and balance of patients with Parkinson’s disease. It also helps in increasing the upper body strength. Jive dance form is one of the most effective ways to reduce diabetes. You can enjoy numerous benefits with belly dancing. The dance movements of belly dancing helps in increasing the flow of synovial fluid in the joint as well as it tones the muscles, thereby pacifying you from joint and back pain. For women who yearn for natural childbirth, belly dancing is the greatest boon for them, with its vehemence on muscle control, which not only helps in natural childbirth, but also makes a fantastical post-natal exercise that helps promote abdominal tone. Belly dancing will also help you to get rid of digestion problems. Continue reading
Ballet is the art of dance requiring strength, flexibility, classiness and elegance all at once. Originated in the Italian Renaissance courts of the 15th century, Ballet is a formalized kind of performance dance. It is a balanced style of dance that integrates the foundational skills for several other dance forms.
You will reap multiple health benefits with ballet dancing. Nowadays, ballet has become a fantastic means of enhancing physical fitness for most women. The wonderful footwork is the key advantage of dancing ballet; more and more women use it as a form of exercise to stay in a perfect figure. Ballet dancing promotes good posture, flexibility, etc. With regular ballet exercises, the muscles in the legs, arms, back and neck will be adequately flexible and will help you to do things you never thought of doing. If you enter in ballet, you are not only away from bone problems such as osteoporosis but also you will have improved blood circulation,ideal weight for body structure, toned muscles, etc. Continue reading
Dance and fitness is intimately connected as dancing brings fitness. Go to any hot night club and you will see a hoo-hah of movement. Feet stumping, hips twisting, arms pumping and obviously, sweat dripping. These groovers, shakers and movers may not realize it, but the dancing that makes them feel good is also good for staying fit. Whether you jam to shake your body in the tune of hip hop or decided to twist your belly, you’re getting the job done. If you’re moving to the music, you’re practicing great fitness and good health.
You may not be at the Madonna level of personal fitness – nor desire to be – but dance can help you to achieve an unparalleled fitness. From many centuries, dancing is related with fun, amusement and pleasure. Continue reading