‘’Why walk when you can dance?’’
What is dance? Can we all dance? And how can dance be accessible to everyone and anyone?
Dance is considered to be a form of communication, a universal language that can be expressed through movement, sound, rhythm, beat and most importantly, the freedom of self-expression. Around the world, dance has been a huge part of rituals, celebrations and human culture.
Dance really is a way for us to express who we truly are…
Dance is for everyone, anyone, at any age and at all stages in life. There are no specific rules about when and how someone should dance, it is something that truly is instilled in each and every one of us, as another way for us to express ourselves.
So, why is dance so important and should everyone really take on dance? Here are 5 reasons why everyone should get the soul moving in their feet’s and start taking on dance classes today:
- Dancing is a primary need.
Research shows that dance is just as important as Maths! Dance develops concentration levels and increases focus through movement. It promotes good listening and comprehension skills and encourages self-confidence. It is considered a primary need, as it is an important part of a well-balanced life.
- Dancing will increase your self-confidence.
People often think that those with no rhythm should not and cannot dance. But that’s false! Anyone can learn to dance by taking classes regularly. Dancing is natural. If you ask a child to dance, they often will move immediately to the music. So, why do so many find it impossible to dance? The main reasons come down to self-consciousness and muscle memory. But the truth is, these will develop overtime!
- Dancing increases the mind and body connection.
The physical movement you participate in while dancing is known to reduce stress, anxiety and depression. It helps our mind and body to feel more connected and classes encourage our social bonds, which are proven to uplift our mood and change our overall state.
- Dancing benefits your overall health and wellness.
Dancing is the best way to keep active, healthy and fit! It offers an endless amount of benefits on your overall health and wellbeing, as it’s a great way to stay in shape and improve the strength of your heart and lungs, and psychological wellbeing. The strength and endurance gained through dancing will help keep your energy levels high, and tone and strengthen your body throughout!
- Dance classes are accessible to anyone and everyone.
People of all shapes, ages and sizes can access dancing. Dance classes can be found in central London, on Baker Street, in Marylebone and all over the world! There is a great variety when it comes to dance lessons and many programmes can be adapted to meet everyone’s fitness needs.
So, if you are ready to have fun, improve in all areas of fitness, and burn calories without even realising it, get the Soul in Your Feet dancing today! You’ll see how dance movements will positively affect your life in no time.