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What are the benefits of salsa dancing?

Updated: Jan 6, 2023


  1. You can burn around 300 to 400 calories per hour dancing salsa.

  2. Stimulates brain activity, as you continuously need to focus on your moves.

  3. Salsa involves a lot of footwork and body movement, which can help improve your coordination and balance.

  4. A little bit of flexibility but don’t expect much.


  1. Work as meditation

  2. Help in reducing mental stress (for most working people it is a stress buster, post office work)

  3. Taking salsa classes can be a great way to unwind after a long day.


  1. Salsa dancing is more about social dancing, therefore, you can make a lot of new friends

  2. Make you more outward in your life, as it increases your social horizon therefore with continuous interaction with people of different backgrounds give more depth and understanding of other people.

  3. Salsa is a popular dance form in Latin American and Caribbean countries, so taking classes can also be a way to learn more about these cultures.

Personally I enjoy dancing Salsa, it is an addiction, everything mentioned above is just a by-product of it.

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