Is dancing good for your health?

Yes, dancing is excellent for both physical and mental health. There are many benefits to dance including improved flexibility, balance, strength, and coordination, as well as improved circulation and respiration.

It also increases confidence, body awareness, and self-esteem. Dancing promotes creativity and relaxation, helps relieve stress, improves mood and reduces anxiety, and increases our energy levels.

An ever-growing bank of peer-reviewed research shows that creative arts therapies, including dance movement practices, provide numerous benefits across varied health and well-being circumstances, be they physical or cognitive. Little wonder dance has been used to promote well-being for thousands of years.