Dancing has been proven to be one of the best exercises, for various reasons. You are working on every single muscle that your body has, some you probably didn’t even know existed. It is a great cardio. An hour of dancing is actually equivalent to a 3 mile run. It also awakens your mind. Working on steps, choreography or simply learning something new, keeps your mind healthier and young. It is a phenomenal therapy for depression. It keeps you healthy, happy, and witty. What better way to keep yourself in shape. So, why run? When you can dance.