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As one of the most visually dramatic and physically satisfying forms of dance, ballroom dancing is a popular style for both beginners and advanced dancers. With a wide variety of accompanying music, exciting steps, and a rich history, ballroom dancing is a great introduction to the world of dance.

Why Ballroom Dancing?

Physical Benefits

Ballroom dancing is a low-impact aerobic activity. That means it’s suitable for anyone at any fitness level, and can significantly improve your cardiovascular health. Ballroom dancing is a great way to decrease your blood pressure, increase your circulation, improve the health of your lungs, and develop greater muscle strength, flexibility, and endurance. And, with an emphasis placed on posture and form, ballroom dancing can lead to an improvement in body alignment and coordination. Ballroom dancing can even help you lose weight; using all of your major muscle groups helps burn calories in a fun and relaxed environment.

Social Benefits

If you’re interested in meeting new people, developing more confidence, and getting out of your comfort zone, ballroom dancing is an excellent social activity. Working with a partner in a relaxed, comfortable environment is a good way to overcome your shyness and discover a new recreation that you can continue for the rest of your life. And in classes, you’ll meet plenty of other people and make friends with the same interests.

Emotional and Mental Wellness

Not only does ballroom dancing help improve your overall physical health, but it can also improve your mental and emotional well-being. As you gain more confidence on the dance floor, your confidence in other areas of your life will improve, helping you decrease stress, enjoy increased self-confidence, and worry less about social interactions. Regular physical activity can help you feel refreshed and invigorated, which in turn improves your mental sharpness and spurs your creativity.

Ballroom dancing is an excellent form of recreation that combines coordination, partnership, and creativity. It results in not only physical benefits but emotional, social, and mental benefits as well. If you’re interested in learning more about ballroom dancing classes, fill out our online contact form for an appointment, or call or email one of our locations to see how you can get involved with ballroom dancing.

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Arthur Murray Princeton
Address: 3320 US HWY 1
Suite 198
Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
Phone: 609-897-0100
Fax: 1-609-897-0101
E-mail: danceprinceton@gmail.com
Arthur Murray Montclair
Address: 365 Bloomfield Ave.
Montclair, NJ 07042
Phone: 973-744-1122
Fax: 1-973-744-1932
E-mail: dancemontclairnj@gmail.com