Social Benefits

Social Benefits of Dancing

In our fast-pacied world, it can be difficult to take a moment away from work, traffic, and buzzing of social media. It is so easy to build up tension from all of the sources of stress in our lives. Dancing provides a wonderful outlet for stress in our lives. Dancing provides a wonderful outlet for stress reduction. Not to mention that it is so much more fun than therapy!


Improved Social Skills

Learning to dance is very much like learning a new language. The only difference, is that this language is not spoken with words but with connection and movement. The lead’s hand held up in a high-five position lets the follow know a turn is happening next. Strong frame lets the lead know that the follow is balanced and ready for the next move.

Learning to read and respond to others in social dancing provides dancers the opportunity to hone their social skills and learn proper dance etiquette.


Connecting with Community and

Meeting New People

Communities form around shared interests and passions, and the dance community is no different. Joining our community at Dancing in Riverside is such a wonderful way to connect with friendly people who share a love of dance.

Social dancing is also a great way to meet new people. One of the best ways to become a better dancer is to dance with a wide variety of partners. This means you’ll be meeting lots of new people and making new friends. Our progressive classes are especially ideal for getting to know fellow dancers.


Providing a Forum for Self-Expression

Dance is poetry in motion. It invites us to become the art ourselves rather than just produce it. Other forms of physical activity also have their aesthetic appeal, but dance has soul!

What’s one of the greatest beauties of dance?


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