What are the Benefits of Dancing?
A: Dancing is fun and good for your
Doctors swear by it as low impact aerobic exercise,
as well as a way to keep muscle tone and
Dancing is a great way to make new friends and meet
people! Most schools offer group classes. Classes
are usually split into skill levels so whether you
are a beginner or advanced dancer, there will be a
class for you.
Learning to dance is good for the brain! When we
keep stimulating the learning areas of the brain, it
keeps us sharp and helps our memory.
Q: What Should I Learn?
A: That depends on you. Most schools offer
some introductory lessons, which will allow you to
experience different dances and different types of
you want to become more flexible and improve overall
grace and poise, perhaps Ballet or Jazz. If you want
to be a better dancer at the club, some of the
partner dances like Swing or Latin may be for you.
Q: Is it Hard to Learn to
A: No! Learning to dance is fun. It may sometimes be
challenging and require some practice but it isn't
Q: How Long Will it Take?
A: There is no way to know. It has been my
experience that the more you learn, the more you
want to learn. Set some easy goals in the beginning.
An excellent way to speed up the learning process is
with repetition. This is where videos or DVDs are
most helpful. You can watch the instructors on your
television and follow them to practice the steps
until you feel more comfortable.
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Q: What Should I look For in a Studio?
A: Again, it depends on the style of dance
you are interested in studying. Professionalism and
a good facility are a must but the most important
thing is convenience. If the studio is out of the
way or offers class times on days that are not
normally good, you will not be consistent in your
lessons. It is very important that you are
consistent in the beginning - this will keep your
retention rate high.
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use our studio locator to find a studio near you.