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Line Dancing in the Salisbury Arealinedancingsouth-mulepackers.co.uk

Why Dance?

WHY DANCING IS GOOD FOR YOU

(Extracts from HSA simplyhealth group)

 

  • It's enjoyable Let's face it, for most of us, it's a lot better than just being on a treadmill.
  • Feel Good FactorThe social element of dancing can help ward off feelings of anxiety and depression and helps induce feelings of happiness.
  • Calorie Burner Salsa burns 180 to 480 per hour, belly dancing 180 to 300, jive 250, line dancing up to 300 calories per hour.
  • Sociable: It's a great way to make friends and meet people.
  • Brain Booster Learning dance steps is a great way to keep on your toes mentally too.
  • Cardiac workout: Dancing is a great aerobic work out for your heart and lungs and helps to lower blood pressure.  One study of Italian cardiac patients found dancing three times a week was as good as spending the same amount of time on a treadmill.
  • Builds Strong Bones: It's great weight bearing exercise so it helps to build bone density and also helps prevent the brittle bone disease osteoporosis.
  • Blood Fat Buster: Dancing for 30 minutes can also boost good HDL chlorestoral levels - the kind that protects your arteries from being furred up.
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