Why Dancing is Beneficial for Preschoolers

The most obvious way one would think dancing was beneficial for children would be to promote physical development, when in fact, dancing promotes development in more ways than you would imagine.  Dance helps to improve a child’s flexibility, coordination and balance. It also increases strength and range of motion. Other benefits of dancing include increased stamina and better muscle tone and posture.  In addition, dance helps to improve a child’s overall cardiovascular health.

Dance can enhance your child’s life in so many ways, but improving their physical health is just one of the many benefits. Some of the benefits of dance include: 

  • Enhancing Cognitive Development
  • Improving Concentration
  • Increasing Body Awareness
  • Improving Spatial Awareness
  • Boosting Self-confidence
  • Promoting Cooperation and Collaboration
  • Improving Problem Solving Skills
  • Encouraging Creativity and Imaginary Play Skills
  • Encouraging Socialization

 Dancing allows a child to remain active while helping them to develop physically, emotionally, cognitively and creatively, but most importantly, dancing is Fun!

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