Dancing benefits a child's education. Through dance, children not only learn the benefits of exercising, but they also learn coordination, balance, flexibility, stamina, stability, memory and discipline.

Dancing Boosts Self Esteem

Children in ballet class
Children in ballet class

Research shows dancing boosts a child's self esteem. Dancing makes children feel good and helps them gain confidence in their own abilities.

Limit Dancing Time

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Children have a short attention span, which is why it's best to limit dance class time to less than an hour.

Dancing Improves Memory

Ballet dancers practice steps
Ballet dancers practice steps

Dancing requires memorization. Children improve their overall memory when trying to remember steps.

Learn How to Listen

Child listening in dance class
Child listening in dance class

Dancing teaches children how to listen, whether it be instruction or for the beat. When children are listening, they are not talking.

Develop Social Skills

Children smiling in dance class
Children smiling in dance class

Dancing shows children how to interact with their peers in a positive manner. Dancing at a young age is non-competitive.