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Dance is a great way to get fit and have fun at the same time and there are some great locations throughout Sheffield where you can get involved and give dance a go. Not only is it a great way to get fit and stay fit, but you will also get to learn different styles of dancing from Zumba to salsa to Latin dance. The classes are for people of all ages and the activities can be tailored to suit your level of fitness.

Health benefits

Dancing has a wide range of health benefits, both mental and physical. Some of these include: improved condition of your heart and lungs, increased muscular strength, endurance and motor fitness, increased aerobic fitness, improved muscle tone and strength, better balance and coordination, increased physical confidence and better social skills.

Dancing is one of the most fun ways to keep fit and healthy and there is a great social scene around dance in Sheffield so give it a go.

Did you know?

  • A world record for the longest conga dance line was set by 119,986 people in Miami in 1988.
  • Unlicensed dancing in public is illegal in Sweden including ‘illegally moving your feet to music’.
  • In 2008, ballet classes were instituted for police officers in western Romania to help them move elegantly while directing traffic.

You can find Dance facilities at any of these local facilities: