Beyond the pure health benefits of dancing are the social and emotional benefits of dance. Children taking dance class make friends. They learn to respect and interact with teachers and other students in a formal dance-classroom setting.
From the March/April 2006 edition of FamilyTalk Magazine, “Group choreography fosters teamwork, communication, trust and cooperation. Dance also has been proven to nurture important life skills, such as discipline and focus. Dancers naturally display confidence, self-esteem and poise. These skills are developed through participating in dance performances.”
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