Kizomba as a Musical GenreAugust 12, 2015
Benefits of Salsa DancingAugust 2, 2016
And Discover the Many Benefits of Dance
It has been known for a long time the many physical, cognitive and emotional benefits of exercising, and even more so dance, an activity that combines physical exercise with music and social interaction. The benefits from a regular practice of dance, whether being in solo or a partnered form of dance, are tremendous on an individual's overall health.
Why didn't the doctor prescribe dancing as the remedy for our illnesses? This would be a major paradigm shift in the field of medication but Dr. Albena and Dr. Yare have definitely convinced me of the healing power of dance. Thank you! I am ready to face life again.
Engage yourself in a fun, physical activity with other people, and let loose with the music. What better than tropical music to help you through the Canadian weather? Like many people have said, it doesn't even feel like you are exercising!
Increase your social network by meeting new people at classes, or at the clubs, with your increased self confidence. Asking someone to dance is an excellent way of breaking the ice. You do not need a partner to attend any of our courses, and we make sure you dance with many people in a class by rotating students often.
Salsa dancing is considered a moderate form of cardio exercise. Add to that the work on your coordination, balance, and mobility, and you have an excellent way of working out, without feeling like an exercise! Other types of dance such as Reggaeton, Afro-Cuban, Afro-House and Samba are a much more intense workout.
Latin and African dance forms such as Salsa, Bachata, Kizomba and Semba, Reggaeton, Samba, Afro-house, Afro-Cuban and Cuban Rumba bring great cardiovascular and metabolical benefits to your body, from burning of calories and metabolic rate increase contributing to weight control, to coordination increase, mood improvement, and more.
Some dances are more physically demanding than others. Dances such as Reggaeton, Afro-House, Afro-Cuban, Cuban Rumba, Brazilian Samba, are considered a high form of cardio exercise, and are guaranteed to always challenge your body in terms of physical endurance and your mind in terms of level of coordination and spatial awereness required. Partnered dances such as Salsa, Bachata, Kizomba and Semba are cosidered moderate forms of exercise but have the added advantage of the connection and interaction with a partner, providing a great tool to meet people and make new friends.
Sometimes I have the crappiest day but once I get to the studio and start dancing all worries miraculously vanish and I'm able to feel the joy of life! It truly does not fail.