You are never too young to begin seeing the benefits of dance. Many kids show off their first dance moves before they can walk or talk. Dancing is an activity enjoyed by babies and adults alike, and it is one of the most widespread art forms among world cultures. There are so many benefits of early childhood dance.
Physical development is one of the most obvious and powerful benefits of dance. Specifically, dance helps children increase their flexibility, stamina, and muscle development which in turn allows them to pursue other physical pursuits. Dance is such great way to help children develop a sense of total body fitness.
Dance helps children boost their self-esteem. It takes a lot of courage to stand up and perform in front of other people. It has been shown that children who dance are more comfortable with their body, which in turn helps their self-confidence.
Lastly, dance is a great way to help your child gain focus and improve their attention span. Dancing takes a lot of discipline and perseverance. It is no surprise that children who dance regularly tend to perform better academically. They learn how to balance a schedule, prepare for their dance lessons each week, and learn the joy of expressing themselves freely through dance. They can take these skills into the classroom and soar.
An appreciation for the arts can start at any age. The positive social and physical benefits are just a few advantages of structured dance lessons. Perhaps the most important thing is that music and dance is fun—and joy is the foundation of all success! It is a joy for me to instill these values in my students.