What are the health benefits of belly dance? Are there any physical limitations?

You will learn movements that are friendly to the female body and can tone and strengthen your core muscles, improve flexibility in your muscles and ligaments of the spine and pelvis, reduce stress, burn up to 400 calories an hour, keep joints lubricated and healthy, and improve your balance and coordination. For a full discussion of health benefits, read our article link to health benefits article.

Starting a belly dance class is like starting any other program of physical activity, check with your physician first if you have medical issues. You should definitely talk to your doctor if you have back or joint problems, obesity, pregnancy or any other physical situation that might impact your ability to safely exercise.

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