San Joaquin Valley Square Dancing Association
Square Dancing is for every one.
Here are some facts about Square Dancing.
Cardiovascular Fitness: Square Dancing is a safe way to exercise. Exertion level is up to each participant to have a high intensity or easy workout. Dancing regularly can lead to slower heat rate, lower blood pressure and, improved cholesterol profile.
Calorie Burn: Dancing burns between 200 & 400 calories in thirty minutes.
Body & Brain Boost: Square Dancers react to the calls as they are given. This forces the body and brain to be tightly coordinated.
Sturdy Bones: The side-to-side movements of dancing strengthen weight-bearing bones
Rehabilitation: Square Dancing is a great way to get back in the swing of things if you are recovering from an injury. Dancing keeps your joints moving, and is nice alterative to jogging or other high-intensity activities.
Safe and Healthy Environment : Square Dance clubs are smoke and alcohol free. This allows the participants to concentrate on the calls and socializing in a safe environment.
Social Aspects: You never know who you're going to meet on the dance floor. It is a group activity where you work together for a common goal. So is can be easy to make friend. There are groups for everybody; youth, singles, married couples, and families.