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Jakarta Post

Dance your way to vibrant health

  • Dian Kuswandini

    The Jakarta Post

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Jakarta   /   Wed, May 27 2009   /  09:34 am

If you can’t seem to get excited about your regular exercise regime – or any exercise for that matter – don’t give up. A few twists and turns on the dance floor could breathe new energy into your day. Yes: It’s time to kick up your heels and swing to the music for some fun physical exercise. Your excitement might begin just when you hear names like salsa, poppin’ lockin’, hip-hop, belly dancing, waltz and Brazilian samba. And that’s just the beginning; there are more to follow after you slide onto the floor. “In comparison to exercise at the gym, dance is more dynamic,” says dance instructor Jessica, co-owner of Jessica Stage Dance Studio in West Jakarta. “They come in more variations so we don’t get bored.” For many people, dancing is seen as a fun or social activity, and so quite different from other forms of physical exercise such as ...