Dancing-The most enjoyable form of exercise

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Dancing can keep your mind and body healthy as you age.

Dancing can be a most enjoyable form of exercise. But, what most people don't know is that it also has a large number of health benefits.
Researchers believe that dancing can keep your mind and body healthy as you age. Any kind of dancing increases the number of chemicals being produced in the brain to help with the growth of nerve cells. More importantly, dances that require you to learn certain steps can actually increase your brain power and help to improve your memory skills. Dancing has even been known to help reduce the risk of Alzheimer's disease.

Overall, dancing has become a well-known form of exercise. Recently it has reached out to both males and females with its new age forms of ballroom dancing.

For example, belly dancing helps prevent lower back problems; ballroom dancing helps keep the heart in shape; and salsa dancing helps lower blood pressure and cholesterol. All forms of dance however are known to lower your risk of heart disease, help with weight loss, and strengthen the bones and muscles in your legs and hips.