Social Elements and Benefits of Dance

The benefits of dance span beyond just physical benefits and advantages. There are benefits for you socially and mental as well, some of which include:

  • Sense of community; dancing regularly and participating in dance classes or even a dance troupe, you will make new friends and create a sense of community which can be a great way to keep a healthy balance in your life.
  • Stress reduction; dancing has proven to help reduce stress and anxiety as it stimulates your brain and serves as a way to relax and unwind. It helps manage stress which physically can also help with blood pressure, cholesterol,and reduce the likelihood and risks of issues or complications such as heart issues, stroke, etc.
  • Pride; performing and mastering any sport brings a great sense of pride and joy and with dance, there is an opportunity to perform and express oneself with the option to do so in front of others or keep it a personal experience.
  • Travel and learning; learning new types of dance give insight into other cultures and communities which is a great way to learn about other people and their cultures.