St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) August 07, 2013
Being healthy is a priority for many, especially for the baby-boomer population. Due to the many changes the body experiences after age 50, it’s vital to incorporate a healthy, fun form of exercise to the weekly routine. This will help maintain a positive outlook in a new, exciting chapter in life and avoid negative setbacks that can affect the individual’s body, lifestyle, and those they love. Web MD has recently posted a series of guidelines in order to help those 50 and over develop and maintain a healthy mind-body connection (webmd.com/guide). Several forms of exercise tops the list and ballroom dance can serve as a fun and engaging way to stay healthy for many, many years to come.
Dance Pizazz, the St. Louis area funnest, friendliest dance studio (http://www.dance-pizazz.com), knows that ballroom dance bring a holistic approach to working out for those age 50 and beyond. Ballroom dance serves a form of:
1. Aerobic exercise: Web MD specifically lists dancing as a form of aerobic exercise and Dance Pizazz is not surprised. Dancing works the body’s large muscle groups, which promotes cardiovascular health.
2. Strength training: dance has been cited in many studies as a stellar type of weight-bearing exercise. These types of exercises help strengthen key muscle-groups by engaging the body all around in comprehensive movement that promotes muscle and bone health in many other ways.
3. Stretching: Ballroom dance makes you move in ways that increase the range of motion in joints and also helps increase flexibility. This considerably reduces the risk of injury and helps in muscle recovery soreness.
Dance Pizazz is proud of its dancers and their accomplishments at any dance level (beginner, intermediate, and advanced) and any age. Why not try dance as a form of fun, yet highly effective exercise?
Check out http://www.dance-pizazz.com to see how ballroom dance is one of the best ways to maintain a healthy body, slow down the aging process, and considerably improve the quality of life.