Enrich Yourself MENTALLY
Dancing is shown to increase focus and boosts memory.
It activates our brain across many regions, meaning that our brain is consistently making new connections, and staying sharp. Improving our mental firepower can benefit us at any age and start preventative care of ailments and neurological diseases that may appear later in our lives.
Ballroom dance helps those with various physical ailments such as Parkinson's disease and cerebral palsy.
Beyond our physical brain health, ballroom dance increases happy chemicals, such as serotonin and dopamine which actively combat depression & anxiety.
Partecipating in expressive activities that engage a range of emotions can help with self-discovery. Emotional wellness is supported by self-confidence, which can skyrocket when we partecipate in activities that allow us to express and embrace who we are with movement.
Dance allows us to focus on self-care, to move our bodies, and to be present. Not to mention it's an opportunity to socialize with other people, immerse ourselves in music and choreography, and get endorphins flowing through that body
Empower Yourself PHYSICALLY
Around the early 1900s, female physical educators began establishing dance as part of physical education programs in schools, as they saw the benefits of dance outside of the school setting, and wanted to integrate it into their curriculum.
Ballroom Dance movements help strengthen the weight bearing bones of our legs that get less attention throughout our normal daily tasks. Ballroom dance also involves hip movements, which can engage the lower back and hip joints, and has been shown to support range of motion, increase muscle tone and posture.