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“I have finally found a place where I can have the best time ever, feed my dance hunger, and work out all at once,” she says.
At New York’s Broadway Bodies’ Beyoncé-themed class, the waiting list is often 50 deep. Instructor Mitchell Wayne orchestrates a mix of the singer’s signature moves with inspiredby choreography. Entrepreneur and DJ Hannah Bronfman, a devote devotee, often posts the finale on Instagram. “The vibevib is super fun, but the people in the classclas definitely want to learn the secrets b behind B’s moves,” she says. And nobodynobo will argue about aspiring to get Beyoncé’sBey chiselled body. “Dancing targetsta the smaller, proprioceptive balance muscles that people aren’t used to using if they’re doing traditional cardiovascular exercise or strength training,” explains Jacque Ratcliff, an exercisee physiologist.
Along with shaping your booty, danced can boost brainpower, perhaps evenev more than a gym workout. “It targets the hippocampus, which controlscontro learning and memory, as well as the fr frontal cortex. This gives you the capacity to focusfocu and to multi-task, improving the structure and molecularmolecu composition of the brain,” claims Carl Cotman, a professor of neurology at the University of California, Irvine, who adds that danceparty-like classes could be the “magic formula” of workouts. “There isn’t any pill that could even come close to the benefits of pairing exercise with socialising,” he says. The bottom line is you’re going to exercise more if you’re enjoying it, and who doesn’t like a dance party?