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7 Reasons YOU must start dancing in 2020

27th December 2019

7 Reasons YOU must start dancing in 2020

Damien at B-Better expresses his views on why everyone in a world of hyper-connectivity and cultural evolution, should take up dancing in 2020. 

Whatever your take on dance, Damien invites you to join the worldwide dance community. Here are some reasons should let 2020 be The Year of the Groove.

1. Dance a Human Connection

Dances, adds a social connection to your life social. Whether you are introverted or the life of the party, connection with other humans is key to our existence. Tens of thousands of years ago, if you were not part of a social group, you might end up eaten by a sabre-toothed tiger!

Although we are much less likely to be gobbled up on the streets of London, social interaction is still a highly important part of our experience here on Earth. Everyone knows that social media and social sites are actually making us LESS social, but that doesn’t mean we must just surrender to the programming. Dancing in 2020 is a real antidote.

If you want an activity with body contact, try Lindy Hop, Hustle, Salsa, Bachata or Zouk. There are classes in these partner-dance styles in most major cities around the world and you can go alone – partners constantly rotate during the class.

2. Dance is for life

Despite what your friends and family may think, it’s never too late to acquire a new skill. Believe it or not, there are even 14 year olds who question whether it’s too late to start dancing. What are we doing to our youth?

Dance is truly, truly for everyone and we believe that anyone who says different has some deeper stuff going on shrugs

Whoever and wherever you are, there is music, there is community and there are opportunities to shake a leg. Learning dancing in 2020 can give you a greater sense of self worth and here’s the good news – nobody can take away your knowledge.

Try telling these over 50’s that what they learnt in their teens would mean nothing to them in later life.

3. Anyone can Dance

Despite what your friends and family may think, it’s never too late to acquire a new skill. Believe it or not, there are even 14 year olds who question whether it’s too late to start dancing. What are we doing to our youth?!

Dance is truly, truly for everyone and we believe that anyone who says different has some deeper stuff going on *shrugs*

Whoever and wherever you are, there is music, there is community and there are opportunities to shake a leg. Learning dancing in 2020 can give you a greater sense of self worth and here’s the good news – nobody can take away your knowledge.

4. Your never too old to learn to dance

Dancing boosts your health. The physical health benefits of dance are common knowledge as the National Health Service will support.

However, there are other benefits which may be overlooked. StarQuest Dance, touches on a number of mental health benefits of dance. 

Speaking of therapies, Simone Sistarelli developed, ‘Popping for Parkinson’s‘. This method of dance has had overwhelming success an we have mad love for the program.

5. Dancing Classes are Easy to find

It’s never been easier to find a dance class. Here at B-Better we use Dance Near You ng an amazing platform and service for anyone looking for dance.Thousands of classes are listed around the UK and the launch into North America has begun.

6. (Dis) ability is NOT an excuse

Here in the UK the work of Paradance UK has, and continues to, revolutionise access to dance and sporting activities. Inclusive dance is a growing artistic industry and in the last 12 months, I personally had the good fortune to host the ParaDance UK ParaGames school dance competition.

Observing the creativity, nerves and professionalism of young people from around London, competing for the crown, was as enriching an experience as I’ve had in the last 12 months.

7. Dance enriches everyone

The great thing about dance its accessible and inexpensive. Its for everyone no matter home much or how little you have. Here’s a bit of a curveball as to why you should start dancing in 2020. Gianluca Vacchi is a multi-millionaire who, in a departure from the world of business, wanted to explore some artistic pursuits.

This refreshing stance on life has endeared Gianluca to millions around the world, and the lesson we learn from him is that it’s never too late to take a new direction. He has added author and DJ to his list of skills and continues to energise many around the world.

Gianluca’s dance videos frequently go viral and he was a feature dancer in J Balvin’s video for ‘Mi Gente’.

Make dance part of your life

This year, let dance be part of your life. Share your experience with others, challenge yourself and create memories you will treasure forever.

Damien

Supplied By: Damien Anyasi
Source: Damien B Better