Improve Your Child’s Confidence Through Dance

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Confidence is important, and it is something that should be built since childhood. Dancing can play a key role in developing your child’s self-confidence.

How Dance Can Boost Children’s Self-Esteem

By now, you are fully aware of the countless physical benefits of dancing – we like to emphasize that. However, dance can have a greater impact beyond just the physical plane. It can be essential to your child’s successful development as a confident human being. Here are some of the ways in which dance can build up a child’s self-esteem.

Provides a Natural Boost of Energy

As any other physical activity, dancing releases endorphins, and endorphins make you happy.

Thirty minutes of moderate aerobic exercise is enough to release the beta-endorphins that increase feelings of well-being, and to lower levels of cortisol, the hormone associated with stress and anxiety. 

Source: Livestrong

Generates a Sense of Accomplishment

In dance, children must learn new skills in almost every class session. As they master these skills, a sense of accomplishment overtakes them.

kids world danceInspires Children to Achieve Their Goals

As a consequence of that sense of accomplishment, children develop a determination to keep going, push through their limitations, and learn more and more.

Creates Opportunities for Praise

Even though it might be scary for them to step into the spotlight, being on stage from a young age helps them become comfortable in front of an audience and promotes appreciation for attention rather than fear. This can directly translate into their adult life, making them more confident in situations where they might find themselves under pressure, like a job interview or an important presentation.

Promotes Self-Acceptance and Acceptance of Others

At dance classes, children become part of a community where other children have the same goals. This encourages them to interact with others and also creates an atmosphere of acceptance for themselves and other kids.

Not Your Average Kids’ Dance Class

At our Kids’ World Dance classes in Colorado, your children will not only gain self-esteem, but they will have an opportunity to explore different cultures and traditions from around the world. Get them off the couch and immersed in the world of dance. Give us a call to find out more.