It’s easy to see and feel the physical benefits of ballroom dancing, but the emotion benefits are just as important. These emotional benefits of dancing are felt in many different ways.
Being connected with people, and having connections with other adults, is important to a healthy, well-rounded life. And the sheer act of being in someone’s arms while dancing is a connection that many adults are missing. Couples benefit from ballroom dancing by the improvement in their communication and the wonderful feeling of spending time together, working towards a common goal. Holding each other while talking, laughing, and even sweating is so much better than sitting beside each other, silently, in a movie theater!
There’s also the emotional connection of performance while dancing to music too. Ballroom dancing is an easy activity for anyone to learn and provides an emotional outlet to express your feelings. Being on the dance floor is definitely a creative outlet and gives you the ability to use these expressive qualities in all aspects of your life. After only a few lessons, you’ll find yourself moving more easily through your dance steps while getting lost in the music.
Lastly, being in a crowded studio full of like-people that are having fun, celebrating mastering a common goal and laughing while enjoying a physical activity is pure gold to your emotional health and well-being. It’s a social situation that cannot easily be replicated and you’ll quickly discover that, together, everyone is learning and getting better.
We encourage you to take the first step. There’s more to life than working and sitting at home. And you’ll be surprised how quickly your outlook on life can turn around. These emotional benefits are large and make a big difference to your everyday life.
So why not try it out? Come alone or with your dance partner. Learn something new, make new friends, and reap numerous health and social benefits… all from merely learning to dance. Find the Fred Astaire Dance Studio nearest you, and join us for some FUN!
We look forward to seeing you soon, and helping you take the first step on your dance journey!