7 Good Reasons to Belly Dance
If you have never tried belly dancing, then you definitely should! Belly dancing can be beneficial for your body and mental health. It can also improve your social life and do lots of other amazing things to you!
1. Increase Core Strength
Various moves and exercises used for belly dancing can help to strengthen and build your core muscles.
A strong core will improve balance and stability, support better posture, boost your power and reduce your risk of injuries.
And the added benefit is that you’ll look and feel strong, toned and fabulous!
2. Improve Posture
Most of the belly dancing moves and exercises can help to build strong core muscles, and that will contribute a strong and beautiful posture. Also maintaining a good posture is something you work on probably the most in belly dancing and you will notice huge difference after a while. There are so many benefits of having a good posture, such as reducing lower back pain, better breathing and digestions, boosting energy level as well as improving your mood and graceful with motion!
3. Improve Muscle Tone
Belly dancing is a great way to tone your muscles and firms all major muscle groups, especially abdominals, upper and lower back, the legs as well as arms. It is a full body work-out and low-impact exercise which makes it suitable for all ages and levels of fitness, and fun way of staying fit.
4. Boost Memory
Remembering steps, routines, moves and even to put smiling on, requires focus and this continuously challenges your brain – giving you a mental workout as well as a physical one. According to a study in The New England Journal of Medicine, dancing may boost your memory and prevent you from developing dementia as you get older.
5. Good for your Mind/Relaxing
Belly dancing helps to release serotonin and endorphins – the ‘feel good’ hormones, which can help you reduce stress levels and anxiety, increase feeling of happiness and improve the ability to sleep better.
Belly dance is not only the art of self-soothing but a holistic exercise as well: strengthening the connection of your body and your inner beauty and feeling the power of earth on your feet, and that contributes to a sense of relaxation and spiritual balance.
6. Increase your Self-Confidence
Belly dancing classes will provide an opportunity to freely express yourself through dance and that will make you feel good about yourself. You will be able to explore your soul in the deepest level and express your emotions. Freeing your inner goddess as well as learning something new and fun will promote to increase your self-confidence.
7. Social Fun and Friendship
Attending belly dance classes regularly is a great way to meet people, find new friends and expand your social circle while in an atmosphere where you can feel safe and comfortable. Attending classes allows for social bonding in a really fun, light and breezy environment!
Ready to start dancing?
If you are interested in starting your dancing journey, get in touch today and start feeling the amazing benefits of belly dancing!