Ballroom Dance Health Benefits

It's HEALTHY! Anastassia Ballroom & Dance students gain many amazing health benefits from ballroom dancing. Our ballroom dance customers tell us they have increased flexibility, feel more energized, have less 'brain fog' and experience an improved sense of wellbeing. Not only does ballroom dancing boost your physical activity and help nourish immune systems; but the movement, choreography and rhythm gained improve mental and cognitive functions. There’s also growing scientific evidence that ballroom dance lessons help ward off Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. We strongly believe Dancing Makes You Smarter, Stronger, Happier and Healthier! Learn about the many health and wellness benefits of ballroom dance lessons:

Health Benefits

  • Improved condition of your heart and lungs
  • Increased muscular strength and endurance
  • Increased aerobic fitness
  • Improved muscle tone and strength
  • Weight management
  • Stronger bones and reduced risk of osteoporosis
  • Better coordination, agility, and flexibility
  • Grace, finesse, and poise
  • Improved balance and spatial awareness
  • Increased physical confidence
  • Higher endurance levels
  • Improved walking gait and posture
  • Improved mental functioning
  • Improved general and psychological wellbeing
  • Outlet for youth and those with ADHD to let out dance energy
  • Greater self-confidence and self-esteem
  • Stress relief
  • Recreation and entertainment

Social Benefits

  • Meeting new people
  • Enhanced social skills and creativity
  • More fun and satisfaction out of life
  • Building a sense of camaraderie
  • Developing social cues and emotional maturity
  • Find your 'swagger' on the dance floor
  • Enjoying more parties and socials
  • Never saying no to a wedding invitation

Dance Wellness In the News

Promote lifestyle goals

Ballroom dancing is an excellent way to maintain a get fit lifestyle, topped with a fun way to do it all.

Boost cognitive functions

Learn more about 'Ballroom for the Brain' dance techniques to stimulate minds and bodies of Alzheimer's patients!

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