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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.

Dwight Bleary

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.

Albena de Assis

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