Dance

Fitness Dancing: A Fun and Effective Workout

Written by 
Canyon Ranch Staff
Canyon Ranch Reviewer: 
Katie Surridge

Whether grooving to the beat of a handmade drum or bopping to tunes on the radio, humans have long felt compelled to move to music—and these days, many people are dancing not just for fun, but for fitness. In fact, fitness dancing is one of the most popular workouts at the gym today.

Smart Stretches for Dance Workouts

Written by 
Nicole Dorsey
Canyon Ranch Reviewer: 
Katie Surridge

Fitness dance workouts and artistic dance classes challenge your body. Proper warm-ups and cool-downs that incorporate stretches that target the muscles you focus on in class can help protect you from injury, increase flexibility, improve posture and balance, and even progress your technique.

The Health Benefits of Dancing

Written by 
Canyon Ranch Staff

It’s never been easier or more popular to shake your booty and reap the many health benefits of dance. Whether you’re looking to lose weight, boost your mood, maintain your flexibility or keep your mind sharp, dancing does it all.