30 Reasons to do Salsa

  1. It’s a great conversation starter!
  2. You get to meet a great group of new and friendly people.
  3. It can improve your self-esteem and confidence.
  4. You can impress all your mates!
  5. You burn 450 calories per hour while dancing. Pretty cool huh?!
  6. Bruce Lee was the 1958 Hong Kong Cha Cha Champion!
  7. Dancing makes you smarter (New England Medical Journal).
  8. The great music!
  9. Realising that you can dance to many of your favourite songs!
  10. Throw some serious shapes on your next night out!
  11. Dips, tricks and spins.
  12. Salsa is open to everyone!
  13. Try something different.
  14. Learn something you never thought you would!
  15. We run some great socials!
  16. Most of our social members had never danced before.
  17. It will improve your posture.
  18. Winston Churchill was born in a ladies’ room during a dance… how bout that.
  19. It’s a great to do in your free time!
  20. Be able to critisise the dancers on Strictly…
  21. Dirty Dancing??
  22. You no longer need a gym membership needed to stay in shape!
  23. Improve your co-ordination.
  24. It will improve your memory!
  25. The feeling of accomplishment and excitement after!
  26. No special equipment is needed.
  27. Learn how to smile whilst counting the beat and thinking what moves coming next!
  28. The British Army made it compulsory for all officers to learn to dance so that no one would be “embarrassed socially.”
  29. Even the All Blacks New Zealand rugby team take dance lessons… So no excuses now guys!
  30. Finally lots of handsome guys and beautiful girls!

About James

James is one of the co-founders and teachers at Salsa Dance Leeds. He regularly writes for the SDL blog, across a selection of salsa topics. Find James on Twitter, LinkedIn and Google+.

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