The Benefits of Dance

Audrey Dascomb, RDE
Director of Dance Expressions Unlimited

Developed by Audrey Dascomb, RDE, Director of Dance Expressions Unlimited, the following chart highlights the most common benefits of studying dance. There are physical, intellectual, artistic, social and individual rewards which can enhance and enrich lives.

PHYSICAL

INTELLECTUAL

ARTISTIC

SOCIAL

INDIVIDUAL

Fitness

Intellectual
Stimulation

Arts Appreciation

Team Exploration
& Cooperation

Confidence, Self-esteem

Coordination

Calculation & Planning

Musicality & Rhythmic Expression

Communication

Listening Skills

Cardiovascular Conditioning

Sequential Learning

Creative Expression

Camaraderie

Self-Discipline

Flexibility

Patterns

Imagination

 

Sense of Accomplishment

Strength

Spatial Development

Innovation

 

Persistance

 

Increased Motivation to Learn

 

 

Accuracy

 

Mental Flexibility, Problem Solving

 

 

Open to New Ideas

 

Right & Left Brain Inclusion (Holistic Thinking)

 

 

 

 

Improved Academic Performance

 

 

 

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