Did you know dance has the ability to act as a stress reliever? Celebrity Ballroom proved that when you dance you feel less stressed and you feel relaxed. While you’re dancing you can free your mind and you don’t have to worry about any schoolwork or your grades. According to The Dance of Essence, the scientific reason dance has the ability to act as a stress reliever stems from the idea that when the body feels good, the mind does too.
If you wanted to go to the gym to relax, but you don’t have a membership or it’s too expensive. Then, you can join a dance team instead because dancing helps you relax and dancing also helps you stay in shape. While you’re at dance class you can learn new dance moves and you can make new friends.
Dancing has been proven to reduce the levels of stress hormones while stimulating the production of endorphins.
Endorphins are any group of hormones secreted within the brain and nervous system and having a number of physiological functions. Dancing helps with your mental health. Dance improves your heart health, overall muscle strength, balance, coordination, and reduces depression. As you get stronger, you will have more energy to continue dancing. Did you know your increased level of physical activity and exercise can help prevent illnesses such as diabetes, high blood pressure, and heart disease? Physical activities like dance can reduce the risk of osteoporosis as your bones become stronger.
Osteoporosis means porous bone. It’s a disease in which the density and quality of the bone are reduced according to the International Osteoporosis Foundation. Dance helps you express your emotions, reduce stress, and helps your creativity that benefits youth during stressful situations by channeling their energy, positively, and helping them bond with people. The dance was also found to increase life satisfaction, according to a 2008 study in the American Journal of Health Education.
“Even if you’re not that good, dancing frees the body to float along with the music, and to cast off all the stress”. It doesn’t matter if you’re amazing or terrible at dancing. Dancing will always help you feel less anxious, relaxed, and it will make you happy if you’re sad. Improv is a very relaxing style because you can make up your own choreography. You won’t be stressed out while you’re dancing because you won’t have to worry about hitting that triple pirouette or remembering the choreography. If you’re not a dancer, but you’re really stressed, sad, or you want to relax. Just put on some music, get everything out of your mind, and start improving. Even though you might not know any dance moves, you will feel relaxed and stress-free. Also, you could just make up your own dance moves. If you have really bad anxiety or you’re depressed, then start dancing or take a dance class. It has been proven by anxiety.org that dance movement therapy helps reduce anxiety in individuals, including the people that suffer depression and anxiety in social scenarios. Dance movement therapy is designed to help people integrate the mental, physical and emotional aspects of their lives through expressive movement. Dance therapists help clients feel better about themselves and overcome issues in their lives that may be holding them back. Dance movement therapy was also found to be useful for those who are dealing with substance dependence. Dancing will make you feel better because dancing will make you feel alive. While you’re dancing your body releases endorphins that trigger positivity and good vibes.