We have known for the longest time that dance is the best form of the physical form of working out. It keeps your physical health in check, helps to maintain your weight, keeps you fit and your body functional and so much more. But did you know dancing also helps you keep a check on your mental health?

While it makes your day a little more entertaining and helps you deal with all that comes with adulthood, dance has a wide array of benefits that it brings on the mental level.

Let’s see what nerves it touches in your brain.

Lightens and lifts up your mood- Dancing on energetic beats will help you start your day with great energy and take it all out after a hectic day. It symbolically improves your moods and reduces symptoms of depression and anxiety.

Lower stress levels- While dancing, an abundance of mood-improving chemicals are released within our body. Additionally, while boosting energy and mood, dancing also correlates with lowered levels of stress.

Reduces depression- Depression is not just being sad or not wanting to get out of bad. Everything around you could be right but you’d still be having moderate depression traits. Dancing sessions can help you moderate your depression levels, helping you approach life in its glory with utmost enthusiasm.

Social Bonding- It is very simple. Dancing sessions are just another avenue for social bonding. The feelings you experience when you interact with unknown people but you know that they’ve been around in some way lights up brain pathways. This ideally helps one experience a sense of oneness and unity.

When it comes to dancing it is much more than what it looks like on the face of it. How great is it that dancing has got the ability to strike a perfect balance between your physical and mental health!

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Vidhi Punamiya, Content and Brand Strategist.

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