When I was growing up, I was a dancer. One of my favorite types of dance is ballet. This is one of the main forms of exercise I did during my childhood and youth.
Ballet has many different styles and aspects, but one of the main benefits is strength training and the precision of it.
There are five distinct foot formation in ballet that one must follow in order to have correct form. Similarly, there are correct arm positions as well. It is all about detail and focus. Here is a guide of ballet positions.
Using the barre to do repetitions of small movements is one of the best ways to tone and train muscles. Floor exercises that combine many different moves can serves keeps your heart rate up and also burns calories.
Joining a dance class is a wonderful way to experience some culture as well because most of the dialogue used comes from another language such as French.
According to Capitol City Dance, ballet was one of the very first genres of dance, and from it many other styles were born.
If you have ever wanted to get out of your comfort zone or become a dancer, try ballet.