What are the benefits of dance?
There are physical, intellectual, artistic, social, and individual benefits of dance. The physical benefits include fitness, coordination, cardiovascular conditioning, flexibility, and strength. Intellectual benefits include sequential learning, patterns, spatial development, problem solving, and right & left brain inclusion. Innovation, imagination, musicality, rhythm, and art appreciation comprise the artistic benefits. Camaraderie, communication, and cooperation are the social benefits. Finally, the individual benefits vary by student, but include confidence, listening skills, self-discipline, persistence, accuracy, and self-esteem.