Dancing is the easy and entertaining way to stay fit.
When you think of dance, the very first thing that comes in your mind is "enjoyment". Dance is the perfect medium to express your feelings and it refreshes your body and soul. "Dance is a medium to express yourself, It removes your stress and also gives you a high." explains choreographer Prashant Saini. Dance not only makes you feel good but it is also an amazing way to burn calories, improving blood circulation and toning the muscles. Dancing can burn as many calories as other exercises like brisk walking or swimming. It is an attractive upcoming option for those who don’t fancy exercising.
Dancing on a bollywood number can help to reduce an ample amount of weight in a very less time
Every dance form be it western dance forms like the energetic jazz, the hip shaking salsa, the elegant ballet, the good old disco or the Indian classical dances like Kathakali, Odissi, Kathak, Sattriya, Mohiniyattam, Kuchipudi or Bharatanatyam form has its own grace, beauty and richness in all its varied forms is a popular fitness alternative. "Any form of dance is an expression of life, it keeps you fit from head to toe and provides flexibility .It is also helpful in curing ailments like back aches and joint pain" says actor and dancer Hussain. The different movements and steps bring about energy usage that dancing becomes a beneficial exercise that keeps you fit. "Dance specially belly dancing helps in toning your whole body, rigorous pelvic movements. This type of dance is known for circumvention of osteoporosis and for its benefits to the spine. I have been dancing since the age of 3 and I have never put on weight." explains belly dancer Jasbeen.
Fun with Benefits
Dance is an excellent way to lose weight and apart from being an exercise, dancing is extremely entertaining and convenient. "Dance is all about expression and grace, Indian people enjoy and love bollywood dance. Dancing on a Bollywood number can help to reduce an ample amount of weight in a very less time. It is not a boring work out and does not have any side effect." adds Saini. The best part of dance is that you don’t need any expensive equipment, for people who don’t wish to go to any place special to do it, just put on some music and you can rock ‘n’ roll at your home. Whether you’re dancing doing the household chores or simply grooving in your bedroom, you’re practicing good health and fitness. It is a great outlet for expressing creativity and it works wonders for your body something that steppers, treadmills and unicycles can never do.
Dancing can burn as many calories as other exercises like brisk walking or swimming
Note it down
However, a few things to keep in mind while starting a vigorous dance routine is to warm up and cool down the muscles, before and after the exercise. "You should do warm up exercises and do a lot of stretches so that you don’t get tired and exhausted." sums up Saini. It is best to take it easy in the initial stages and not dance to the point where you’re panting and puffing. Dance is said to be a celebration "a celebration of your body"… So just get out there and dance.
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