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Child Dance Lessons in Matthews, North CarolinaWhen you have an energetic child, you know that their energy level is almost unlimited.  In fact, you often wish that you could just bottle up all that excess energy and save it up for yourself to use the next time you are feeling exhausted.  However, having a child with this much energy also presents you with the unique challenge of finding an acceptable outlet for it.  If you are seeking for an outlet for your child’s extra energy, consider signing them up for child dance lessons.

In addition to providing an excellent way to get out the extra energy, child dance lessons provide many other benefits.  These benefits include:

  • Friendship:  Child dance lessons offer your child a chance to interact with other children, to form a positive support group and to explore friendships outside of school—introducing them to a wide variety of personalities and helping them learn how to get along and work well with others.
  • Improved Flexibility, Strength and Coordination:  When you enroll your child in dance lessons, it increases their flexibility, muscle strength and coordination.
  • Improved Overall Health:  In addition to the physical benefits, child dance lessons release positive endorphins, allowing your child to experience greater happiness and mental health.
  • Education:  Your child will build their mind and learn new skills as they engage in child dance lessons.  They can also master the steps and learn proper techniques, as well as the history of the dance style.
  • More Self-Confidence:  As your child’s skill level increases, so will their self-confidence.  When they realize that they can skillfully perform dance moves, they will feel the satisfaction that comes along with hard work and mastery.
  • Creative Expression:  When your child has lots of energy, it is often difficult to find healthy ways for them to express that energy.  Child dance lessons offer your child the perfect opportunity for creative expression.

If these benefits sound appealing to you, contact us at Carolina Dance Capital.  We offer child dance classes in ballet, jazz, tap, hip hop, and lyrical dance.  No matter which style your child is drawn to, we have a spot for you!