Get Into the Groove: What Are the Health Benefits of Dancing?

Medically Reviewed by Carolin Schneider, MD

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Dancing is one of the oldest and best-known forms of self-expression and entertainment on Earth, existing since antiquity. But aside from self-expression and entertainment, there are some great health benefits to dancing or engaging in dance movement therapy. From getting fitter to boosting your immune system, dancing can lead to improved wellness in a variety of interesting ways.