Dancing, for yourself is nothing but providing a great cardiovascular workout, that could be done anywhere without the effort of going to a gym or any other equipment’s. "You don't need any physical exertion tools; you don't need any weights or machines to work out. Literally, all you need is yourself."

The physical exertion you get from dancing can vary depending on the type of movements being performed. At the tip of an hourlong Indian contemporary lesson, participants have undoubtedly stretched various muscle groups and executed moves with precision and balance. A night out on the dance floor at a party, reception or simply at home, however, often results in an increased heart rate for a longer period.

"Social dancing is more cardiovascular because you're doing endurance exercise for a long period of time. But if you're doing technical skilled dancing such as Indian Contemporary, usually, you're doing quick bursts,"

Experts says motor skills also stand to benefit, in both little ones and aging adults. "Although it looks like a highly specialized form, we still work on the fundamental principles of movement that every individual need to acquire to be able to go from a baby crawling on the floor to kneeling, walking, running, jumping, kicking." And for older adults, he says, "it's great for your range of motion and allowing the joints to move freely through all planes of motion."

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