Many people cringe at the idea of dancing! It’s not for me, they say sheepishly, or nervously gesture “no” when invited to join in. I ponder why so many people are terrified of other people judging them when they dance, in a way that wouldn’t occur to them to worry about people negatively judging the way they walk. They are missing out on one of the great joys of my life, which I find is transformational!
It’s an important means of expression, of communication and a response to our need for sound and rhythm. It’s a terrific way to keep the body in good shape, thanks to the variety of movement, especially when we feel free to make any moves that our hearts desire. Read this article about the reasons why we dance. Perhaps it will inspire people to do it more! Why we Dance