|Dance facts provided by Nelson Rodriguez:|
• Dance contributes to increased personal
• Olympic athletes often include dance in their training to sharpen their control, agility, speed and balance.
• Dance contributes to good posture and body alignment.
• Dancing encourages gentle stretching.
• Dance increases your flexibility and stamina.
• As an aerobic exercise, dance benefits your cardiovascular system as you swing and sway from hips to shoulders.
• Some doctors recommend thirty minutes of dance, three times per week.
DALTON, Ga. – If you’re getting ready for a wedding, cruise or a special night on the town, here’s your chance to learn the ballroom dancing.
Bradley Wellness Center (BWC) will offer beginner Ballroom Dancing on Saturdays from 1 to 1:45 p.m. for five weeks, beginning on March 16. Nelson Rodriguez, an accomplished professional dancer, will teach the class.
“Ballroom dancing is undergoing a tremendous resurgence in popularity as new generations are discovering the joy of dancing,” said Rodriguez. “Young and old alike can express themselves to a variety of exciting ballroom dance rhythms.”
Designed for those who have never danced before, the beginner Ballroom
Dance sessions will teach participants some of the basic steps in the
most popular dances, like the Foxtrot, Waltz, Swing and Salsa. The
course is designed to encourage participants to gain confidence and feel
comfortable on the dance floor at any type of social occasion.
The fee is $80 per couple for members and $120 per couple for non-members. A minimum of five couples is required for the class. For more information or to register call 706-278-9355.
“Dancing is good for your health and is a great way to make new friends,” said Rodriguez. “Don't put it off any longer. Now is the time to take the first step!”