Here are some of the top reasons for you to start considering really getting into ballroom dancing:

Well, first and foremost is the music. Ballroom and Latin dance music is quite simply fabulous and it makes you want to dance. I dare anyone to listen to ‘Shout It, Feel It’ by the Count Basie Orchestra and not want to at least tap their feet. Dancing aside, there has been a resurgence in interest in jazz and swing music nowadays, artists such as Michael Buble and Jamie Cullum being two modern exponents of the genre, and this has only helped dance to once again capture the public’s attention.

Next one is also a really good reason to start ballroom dancing, it’s because of the health benefits you can get out of it. And this is a proven fact. Actually according to researchers, social dancing provides the body with many health benefits. It helps reduce stress in most cases, increases a dancer’s energy, and improves their strength, muscle tone, and co-ordination. Dancing can also burn as many calories as walking or riding a bike. One of the greatest aspects of ballroom dancing is the fact that you actually have fun while you’re doing something that’s healthy for your body. View full article »