Belly dance is a great way to maintain youthful, dynamic beauty, confident spirit, and supple body. In addition, belly also gives practitioners many
interesting experiences in the art of dance.
As one of the oldest dance forms, the benefits of belly dance are undeniable. It promotes balance, strength, digestion, and coordination. It is also a fun and highly expressive form of dance.
Belly dance brings strength and joy, but unfortunately, its beauty and health benefits are often underestimated. Recently, experts have brought justice to belly dance by presenting convincing results from their studies.
Belly dance is a fun and highly expressive form of dance
Belly dance strengthens and helps tone muscles
Those who have experienced belly dance can’t deny, this discipline significantly supports muscle tone with subtle movements of internal muscle anatomy.
Movements are made to work female core muscles such as the Gluts (bottom), Oblique’s (abdomen), and Quads (thighs).
A session set belly dance will bring you feeling great that even you will not be able to get the exercise normally. Coming to belly dance, you feel like you are lost in the world of true music and art.
Belly dance boosts self-confidence
Due to the improvement in the body and muscle tone, the confidence level is naturally increased. Belly Dance, like most other forms of dance, allows your body to release endorphins and dopamine – the hormones of happiness.
Before every belly dance session, you are always assured that you will feel great. Furthermore, once you get used to the movements, you won’t be surprised to want to show these movements to a wide audience.
Balance and posture
Belly dance combination of movements and postures Yoga and Pilates similar have the effect of raising the spine, knee, and pelvic area of the body. Your back, knees, and pelvis are all adjusted to the correct position to perform healthy movements.
Belly dance cooperates with the body instead of against it, by providing precise alignment and posture to move, thus helping to relieve stress. You get the flexibility during workouts, avoid is any risk of injury and can play its full potential.
Belly dance helps to stabilize your spirit after a tiring day at work
Belly dance is a great way to make new friends who share similar interests and come from all walks of life.
You can experience your dance journey together and learn about new people and their stories, it’s a great spiritual booster, a way to learn and develop deep relationships. then with others.
Belly dance is also a meditative experience, especially the ‘cool down’ part of the session with catchy music. This is a post-exercise for women that can provide forms of expression emotion most profound.
The belly dance aspect helps your stability back after a tiring working day and you are completely present in a tranquil atmosphere. The experience is so addictive and will make you want to come back for more.
5 effective exercises for the abdomen
Combined with abdominal breathing, the exercises below will both help you get a slim waistline, help transport food through the intestines and strengthen the perineum.
These exercises should be done regularly at home.
Exercise ” anchor drop”
Stand with feet hip-width apart, knees slightly bent, pelvis kept straight (not leaning forward or backward), shoulders open, chest high, neck straight, looking forward.
– Arms down along the body, palms facing out, widen the body, and at the same time contract the perineum and rectum without moving the pelvis.
– Exhale as if you were blowing through a straw.
Breathe 5 times before releasing.
Sit on the edge of a chair, legs 90°, hands behind the back of your neck.
– Bring your shoulders back, raise your chest, on an exhale, contract your pelvic floor muscles and turn your body slightly to the right (don’t rotate your hips, keep it in front!).
– Perform 3 times on each side.
– Lie on your back on the ground, knees bent, feet shoulder-width, coccyx tip as far as possible.
With your hands on the floor on each side, lift your pelvis upwards.
– Slowly lower down, vertebra by vertebra.
Place your hand, palm facing up, along the torso.
– Exhale, squeeze your belly, for 5 breaths.
Pelvic floor stretching exercises
– Lie on your back on the floor, legs straight, hands behind your neck, elbows on the floor.
– Place right ankle on left ankle, keep the leg straight, pelvis does not move.
– Chin slightly bent, pelvic muscles contract, as if wanting to open the knee out, while the foot is against. Breathe and relax.
– Do it 5 times.
– Table pose, elbows straight with shoulders and raise legs to bend knees.
– Back straight, lean forward, try to use elbows to push the floor back as far as possible, contract the pelvic floor muscles and squeeze the buttocks and rectum.
Hold for 30 seconds, then release.
– Do it 5 times.
Belly breathing method to maximize the benefits of these movements, working on the perineum. Focusing on the abdominal muscles, the exercises help reduce bloating, improve digestion, support the treatment of constipation or urinary incontinence.
Belly breathing is the key to many diseases: It’s gentle, it doesn’t pose any health risks, it works the pelvic floor muscles and can be practiced every day, at any age.