Hello Everyone. Today’s article is a guest post from Move Dancewear
Regardless of the type of dance you enjoy, there will always be an amazing amount of benefits, as well as a number of ways you can optimise your dancing by choosing the most suitable clothing to wear.
Dancing is a very enjoyable and fun way to get fit that boasts a wide range of health benefits alongside the normal “losing weight” associations. Dancing is a very popular form of exercise with a great number of different styles available to partake in and they vary greatly from being slow and methodical to fast-paced and energetic. Whatever form of dance you decide to do, it is important you are dressed in the suitable attire so that your clothing compliments your dancing style. You really don’t want to be wearing some tight clothes that restrict movement when you are trying to break-dance. It is vital to wear the right clothes to ensure you receive the full benefits that dancing brings.
The Importance Of Suitable Clothing When Dancing
When you are being very active and moving around a lot, like when you are dancing, it is important that you were the right clothes to compliment your movements. Wearing tight fitting, hard to move in clothes when trying to be active is obviously a bad idea, likewise wearing heavy, thick clothing is also a no-no in order to avoid getting too hot and sweaty. The vast majority of dancewear is breathable and very light, making them great for dance and other forms of physical activity. Move Dancewear leotards in particular are perfect for dancing, they cover a very limited section of the dancer’s body so as to allow for maximum movement capabilities. The breathable, light material helps to keep the dancer cool as they are moving, stop them from overheating and the minimalist material ensures no piece of clothing will ever get in the way. Thus making sure you receive the full benefits that dancing offers.
It Keeps Your Body & Brain Active
Dancing is not solely a physical activity. It requires both the brain and the body to work together to ensure you move the way you want to. It’s a great way to practise coordination with the rest of your body and is a great brain workout too, giving you much more than just the normal health benefits. The physical actions of moving your legs will help tone them up and moving the entirety of your body will increase your core fitness and improve the strength of your heart. Working out your brain will improve your hand eye coordination and increase your brain power which will benefit your everyday life and brain activity.
It Improves Your Flexibility & Balance
The whole process of dancing puts a lot of strain on the body and requires the movement of a large number of body parts, as well as a lot of coordination. Hence, dancing is a great workout for the entire body allowing you to work a huge range of body parts. The stretching of your body parts and the constant movement do wonders to improve your flexibility, whilst the constant use of the legs and arms improving the strength as well as your inner core. Moving from foot to foot and twisting your body in all sorts of ways you don’t normally do will increase your overall balance and posture in general.
It Helps To Reduce Stress
Exercising is one of the best ways to reduce stress, and dancing especially is a great way to reduce stress due to the constant, intense movement and fun nature of the exercise. Dancing releases feel good endorphins that help to reduce stress and make you feel much better. You’ll also find that after a session of dancing you will have forgotten about the trials of the day and will be focused solely on the movement of your body. Dancing on a regular basis can increase your self-confidence as you start to take pride in your dancing ability and enjoy the movement and exercise. This will improve your mood every time you participate in dancing sessions and reduce the symptoms of anxiety and stress.
It Raises Self-Esteem & Confidence
Through the development and progression of learning a new skill and improving day by day, you will gain confidence and your self-esteem will flourish. As your dancing ability improves, you will become more confident in your abilities and as you grow into a great dancer, you will become more self-assured about your appearance in general. A lot of people don’t like the way they look, especially when they are exercising, but you will feel confident in your appearance when you are dancing as the focus is on the movement. This increases your confidence, which will benefit your overall health and everyday life.