Benefits of Dancing: Help Your Heart

Improve Cardiorespiratory Endurance

“After 12-weeks of low-impact aerobic dance, the group improved significantly on all functional fitness components except motor control/coordination, including cardiorespiratory endurance, strength/endurance, body agility, flexibility, body fat, and balance.”

David R. Hopkins, PED1, Betty Murrah, MA2, Werner W. K. Hoeger, EdD3 and R. Colbert Rhodes, PhD4, “Effect of Low-Impact Aerobic Dance on the Functional Fitness of Elderly Women,” The Gerontologist (1990) 30 (2): 189-192.

“Dancing is a unique form of exercise because it provides the heart-healthy benefits of an aerobic exercise while also allowing you to engage in a social activity.”

“The Health Benefits of Dancing — Including Specific Benefits of Different Dances” at

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