Health and Well-being
Free gentle dance and exercise movement for all ages.
Suggested by: Hooi
Project partner: Lifegate Church of Christ
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The music is composed by Wu Mei Yun, a Christian and retired music teacher in Taiwan. She also choreographed the dances, using a range of styles from Chinese traditional to aboriginal, to Spanish, Hawaiian, ballet, pop and hip hop. The lyrics are Bible passages. Praise dance offers health benefits such as reduced stress, weight loss, mobilised our joints, improve blood circulation, body balance and the increased joy of connecting with others. This exercise program is open to all ages and gender. Can be done indoors or outdoors weather permitting. This exercise is enjoyed by many in various countries.
* Increased joy of connecting with other people in a fun and happy environment.
* Benefits of belonging to a community/social group.
* Provide a holistic approach to health and well-being through gentle exercise and stretching with soothing music.
In summary Praise Dance is good for one's whole being - the inter-connection of the mind, body and spirit, as it involves exercises which express love, joy, thanksgiving, praise and worship.