Ballroom dance is a great activity for those Boomers over 50.
(PRWEB) December 23, 2014
Due to the many changes the body experiences after age 50, it is vital for Boomer’s to develop a weekly routine that includes a fun and healthy form of exercise. In fact, according to Better Living, ballroom dance is a “great cardiopulmonary activity.” 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. Ballroom dance is one of the forms of exercise that tops the list and 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, knows that ballroom can be a fun form of exercise for those age 50 and beyond. Ballroom dance can help with the following types of exercise:
1. Aerobic exercise: 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. The Foxtrot, Waltz or even Tango require core strength is important in maintaining posture and body alignment.
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 and has many Boomers learning to dance at all dance levels (beginner, intermediate, and advanced) Why not try dance as a form of fun, yet highly effective exercise?
Check out Dance Pizazz 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.