Why should parents consider dance lessons for their children?
Improve physical health: flexibility, stamina, range of motion, muscle tone, balance
Improve socialization skills: communication, cooperation, trust, working with others
Improve self-esteem: confidence, self-expression, a better sense of self
Improve test scores: Family Talk Magazine notes that students who have a background in dance tend to achieve significantly higher SAT scores and do better in math and science competitions!
A study by the National Endowment for the Arts notes that students who take regular dance lessons: