The Benefit of Dance

We had Bollywood dance session at Springvale South Community Kids recently!

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Dancing is very good for children physical development. Such as :

 

  • 045Improved Physical Health

    Dancing is a highly physical activity, and children that dance regularly will have significant improvement in their overall physical health. According to Pro Dance Center, regular dance practice can increase children’s flexibility, range of motion, physical strength and stamina. The repetitive movements involved in dance can improve muscle tone, correct poor posture, increase balance and coordination and improve overall cardiovascular health. Dancing is an aerobic form of exercise.

  • 044Socialization Benefits

    In addition to being a physical activity, dancing is also a highly social activity. According to “Family Talk Magazine,” dancing will help children improve their social and communication skills, learn how to work as part of a team, develop a greater sense of trust and cooperation and make new friends. Dance can also help to alleviate fears related to performing in front of an audience.

  • 039Educational Benefits

    Becoming a skilled dancer requires practice, discipline and focus, skills that can be useful in other areas of your child’s life. According to “Family Talk Magazine,” dance lessons can help to spark creativity in young children and help them to develop an appreciation for the arts.

  • 038Improved Self-Esteem

    As children adjust to the movements and postures required in dance, they begin to get a better sense of their bodies. As they become more comfortable in their own skin, their confidence and self-esteem also improve. According to Edu Dance, dance lessons can encourage children to foster a more positive attitude and explore their own self-expression.

In regards to Early Years Learning Framework dance can encourage the following learning outcomes:

Children develop strong foundation in both culture and language of their family and the broader community without compromising their cultural identities. (1.3)

Children explore the diversity of culture, heritage, background tradition and that diversity present opportunity for choices and new understanding (2.2)

Children combine gross and fine motor movement and balance to achieve increasingly complex pattern of activity including dance, creative movement and drama (3.2)

Children will experience the benefit and pleasure of shared learning exploration (4.2)

Children will attend and give cultural cues that they are listening to and understanding what is said to them (5.1)

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One thought on “The Benefit of Dance

  1. Laura

    Yes, dancing is good for kids and has many benefits. The article depicts those benefits really well with the images.

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