Summer Dance Camp Benefits

10.1.2016

 

Are you looking for some daytime activities for your child now that summer is here?  There are many options available, which can sometimes be a bit overwhelming.  Summer dance camp is a wonderful choice for both boys and girls.  With a variety of benefits: physical, mental and social...why not come to one of The Dance Centre Peregian Springs' summer dance camp options?

 

Benefit #1 - Improved Learning Skills

 

In dance class or summer dance camp, your child will develp the ability to focus and understand the concept of discipline.  These skills learned through dance will carry into all areas of life, including both home and school settings.  These educational skills learned and practiced in summer camp will stick with your child as he or she enters the new school year, and will lead to an improved academic performance!  

 

Benefit #2 - Beat Summer Boredom

While many children look foward to summer all year long, without a daytime activity, the days can tend to drag on.  Summer dance camps provide a variety of fun for children as they learn new moves, play fun games, and develop creativity.  As children experience new dance styles and learn new skills, they may just decide that dance is a hobby they'd like to stick with all year long!

 

Benefit #3 - Improved Social Skills

 

Summer dance camp is the perfect place for your children to make new friends.  As your child gains self confidence, he/she will also become comfortable meeting new people and building relationships.  As children learn new dancing skills and choreography together, they learn to work as a team.  Additionally, more reserved children can learn to overcome shyness and stage fright through fun performances often held at the conclusion of a camp session.

 

Benefit #4 - Improved Physical Health

 

Dance is a form of aerobic activity; it is a sure way to keep your child moving and grooving for an extended period of time.  According to a student conducted by Pro Dance Centre, regular dance practice can also increase your child's flexibility, range of motion, physcial strength, and stamina.  Enrolling in a summer dance camp provides your children with an opportunity to improve their balance and coordination, and it is a great way for them to begin developing healthy habits and healthy hearts!

 

Benefit #5 - Improved Self-Confidence

 

Dance provides children with an outlet for self expression.  Learning to express their feelings in a new way provides opportunity for improved self esteem.  As children master new dance skills and become more aware of how their bodies work and move, they will gain a sense of accomplishment.  The pride that comes with achievement prompts children to feel mroe confident in themselves!  The confidence found in dancing is something that often sticks with children throughout their entire lives.

 

These are only five benefits of summer dance camps, but the list goes on!  Whether your child has years of dance experience or non at all, be sure to check out the dance camps offered at The Dance Centre this summer.

 

 

 

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