“Dance is therapeutic; it has the ability to heal", says India’s most famous dance choreographer, Shiamak Davar. He goes on to say that dance, "aligns the mind, body and spirit. It is a great way to release energy, shed inhibitions and vent out emotions".
Although most of us dance for fun, the health benefits are definitely a bonus. Many reports indicate that dancing improves cardiovascular and mental health. It has even been shown to prevent Alzheimer's disease and to benefit people suffering from Parkinson's disease!