Dancing – Only for celebrating?

One of the most popular ways to ring in the New Year is by dancing! Whether you plan to attend a concert, a party, a celebration event in Uptown Dallas, or to simply spend time with family, you’ll likely find yourself cutting a rug at some point on New Year’s Eve. Whether done as a solo or social activity, dancing is a surefire way to raise your spirits and put a smile on your face, which is why we so often dance when celebrating. But did you know that dancing is also great for your health? By integrating your mind, body, and spirit, dance has health benefits for both your mental and physical well being. Physically, dancing has great health benefits for your bones, muscles, lungs, and cardiovascular system, among other ares. According to studies, the body can burn up to 300 calories each half hour of getting your groove on – all while having a great time! So why stop on New Years Day? Dance fitness classes are available at many gyms and fitness centers throughout the North Texas area. Classes such as Zumba, Barre, and Hip Hop fitness cater to many different styles. Check out your local fitness center today, and see how you can boost your health while relieving stress and having a great time while dancing!