The Benefits of Dancing

There are many reasons to dance wether it’s sensual bachata or another Latin another style, benefits can include:

  • Improve your Physical Health
  • Improve your Mental Health
  • Social Benefits

Improve your Physical Health

  • Low impact activity.
  • Improve cardiovascular system
  • Exercise and tone muscles.
  • Improve flexibility, agility, strength, co-ordination, balance and posture.

Improve your Mental Health

  • Engages your creativity, motivation, memory and energy.
  • Relieves stress, depression and loneliness through social interaction.
  • Helps to overcome social anxiety barriers through practicing repeated social contact in a safe environment.
  • Builds confidence and self-esteem that will translate to other areas of life.
  • Studies show that people who engage in dance classes report a boost to their overall mood.

Social Benefits of Dancing

  • Meet new people and make new friends.
  • Attend fun parties and dance events.
  • Spending time with fun and creative people will improve your overall mood.
  • Social cohesiveness is built upon as people from different backgrounds and abilities are brought together to dance.

“I had a great time.. fantastic music.. I’ve done different dancing in the past but never anything like this!”

Listen to:  Phil Harrison Show, Saturday 23rd March 2019 (skip to 1:48:30)


Entertainment Reporter, BBC Radio Kent