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The 9 reasons dancing is good for your health! Part 2

4. Dance Can contribute to weight loss

Since dancing is a form of aerobic and anaerobic exercise, it can really help burn calories. Twirling and holding positions activate the anaerobic system in the body. The faster the music and dancing, the more calories you will burn.

5. Dancing contributes to healthy bones

Dancing can help maintain bone density. Many forms of dance help maintain and build new bone mass. Experts say that dancing can help reverse some of the damage of chronic conditions such as osteoporosis.

6. Dancing May Help Prevent Memory Loss

Dancing engages all of our senses. The social aspect of dancing will keep your mind alert. Dancing also requires memorization of new dance moves and steps. Since socialization and memory are used when dancing, cognitive decline and be reduced as dancing continuously engages us mentally and physically.


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