dance workout for women
way to exercise and lose weight without a diet
Losing weight without a diet?
Yes, it possible and it is easy. We are not talking of a magic
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Belly dance as exercise/workout
This is the perfect way to workout for
all of us
women who are, well, just lazy to go to the gym. Imagine a workout that is fun and easy and you
actually look forward to
do. It sounds almost impossible, but it is true with belly dance.
And you can also try some of the
Shakira moves. (Related:
Dancing with the stars)
All cultures have
some form of
belly dance because it is a dance of fertility. Our hips are our weapons and the source of our femininity. This dance is great because it helps not only at a physical level, but it can also help us to be more self-assured and more uninhibited.
Belly dance is not only from the Middle East or Spain; in Europe the gypsies have been belly
dancing forever. In the Pacific islands, we know the dances of
Hawaii have many elements of
belly dancing. In
India as well as in other cultures, there are many forms of belly dance.
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Benefits of belly dance as a workout
It isolates parts of body helping to tone and strength specific muscle groups
If you dance energetically, it is great cardio exercise
It strengthens the abdominal muscles; therefore, helping to have a
It is a great break from the everyday gym routine
It is fun, really fun! And I say this because I do it.
Everyone can practice it, independently of our body size or dance ability
It is great for women who love to dance, because they already have some dance
rhythm, but really, every one can do it.
It is a very feminine dance that makes you feel feminine and happy with your body
raise self esteem); so it helps build a positive body image
It does not require great coordination. If you
flamenco, you better be coordinated. If you are in a choreographed aerobic workout, you also need some coordination so you do not feel as the worse in the pack. In belly dancing, you can follow your own
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