5 Reasons Why Dancing is Good for Children
1. Creative thinking is developed through dance.
Physical activity has been proven to stimulate creativity in the brains of both adults and children. As a form of exercise, dancing facilitate blood flow through the brain and the rest of the body. Proper circulation that goes all the way to the brains help increase level of creativity and, even, aptitude.
2. Self-discipline and commitment are developed.
Getting involved in dance workshops help children become more self-disciplined. Because their energies are channeled through dancing, they become more relaxed and they tend to be more obedient to their parents! As they become part of a troupe, observing regular schedules of practices, they also develop commitment to teamwork and group excellence.
3. Self-confidence is gained by learning to overcome challenges to master new goals.
Stage fright is a common source of fear and anxiety. When children are introduced to dancing through workshops together with other kids, they acquire self-confidence in performing before an audience. In dancing, they learn and progress to new and more challenging styles and movements, and so they also become open and welcoming to challenges, a valuable attitude to have in life.
4 Social and communication skills are developed.
In dance workshops, a child interacts with other kids. They make new friends and develop a greater sense of trust. Along the way, they learn to communicate to peers through shared experiences and challenges. They also become more self-aware of the dynamics in a group setting, and they cultivate tolerance, patience, and appreciation for diversity of personalities.
5. It keeps the child physically and psychologically fit!
Dancing improves for the child the following: flexibility, stamina, balance and coordination. At the same time, dancing boosts the production of serotonin, the happy hormone, keeping your child in a healthy and happy disposition in life.