June Work/Life Line: The Benefits of Dancing


Contributed by Katie Sack

Are you getting bored with the same exercise routine? Getting a good workout in doesn’t always have to mean sweating it out on the treadmill or lifting weights. Dancing is an often overlooked but highly effective way to work out and stay in shape.  

Besides its being fun and something to do with a friend, dancing has a lot of health benefits, as well:

For more information about the many benefits of dancing, visit these websites:


Want to try out dancing and see the benefits for yourself? Come to our Work/Life Esteemed Staff Series workshop, Partner Dance 101 for Everyone, to learn a few basics! Come by yourself or bring a friend for double the fun! 

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