Have music, can dance.
Dance may even be less stressful, especially for kids who shy away from sports.
“In dance, they’ll never strike out, miss a basket or finish last,” says Dr. Van Keuls. “They can do their own thing. They can become comfortable and confident with their own body. It’s a healthy form of self-expression.”
But physical fitness isn’t all dance can do for your child — or you. Other benefits may surprise you.