BENEFITS OF DANCING
Dancing does not just benefit the youth! The health benefits for seniors ranges from physical health to a strong connection to ones self allowing you to feel a sense of well-being and happiness! It is never too late to begin your dancing journey!
BENEFITS FOR GENERAL HEALTH
Helps your heart
Increases your Energy
Improves Flexibility, Strength, & Endurance
BENEFITS FOR EMOTIONAL HEALTH
Makes you feel Happy
Eliminate Stress & Depression
Improves Confidence & Self-Esteem
BENEFITS FOR MENTAL HEALTH
Fight Alzheimer's Disease
Challenge & Stimulate your Brain
Research has found that dancing improves strength and muscle function in older adults, as well as increasing balance and flexibility, leading to better stability and fewer injuries. Dancing can also improve your cardiovascular health, which will decrease your chances of developing heart disease. And in one study, healthy older adults who participated in a six-week dance program showed improved posture, reaction times, and motor performance.
Frank age 83 -- early stages of dementia.
Frank danced three days a week improving his over all physical and mental health.
Due to the pandemic Frank took three months off of dancing progressing his dementia.
The videos below show the start of his dancing journey and the struggle after the pandemic hit.
You are able to see the benefits of dancing right before your very eyes!