Ballroom has all three of these strength building, aerobics, and isometrics as well as flexibility and balance.
The best exercise for you is the one you will consistently do. Enjoy it! When you enjoy the exercise, you get the brain-building benefits without the brain-harming effects of stress hormones, which may increase when you are forced to do an exercise you don’t want to.
Generally, there are three types of exercises that are good for the brain. All three build smarter brains, but in different ways. Best for brain health is to do all three—strength building, aerobics, and isometrics—at least three times per week.
Spending time with your partner, spending time with friends, finding a common interest that you can set aside time for every week, and you can be physically active and at the same time . meeting new people .
Ballroom reduces the risk of dementia and Alzheimers by over 70%. Study by New England journal of Medicine and follow upby Stanford
It gives you a new group of people who did not know your partner, provides a place to escape reiminders. It provides exercise, mental challenge, and plenty of touch. also dancing to music promotes endorphins.
Ballroom dance and multiple sclerosis
Dancing the best exercise to live longer!
Ballroom has all three.
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Poetry in motion
RIta Dove Pulitzer Prize winner finds herself on the dance floor.
She started dancing ballroom with her husband at 50 and 55, they are now 67 and 72
When I dance, something starts to bloom inside. Its still me, but it's the me that is usually shy to come out. I'm living in the moment. And the moment is full. I have no illusions of being a world class dancer, but I know what it means to complete a line .... a beautiful dance is like writing in the air.