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Will taking a modern dance class help me lose weight?

Will taking a modern dance class help me lose weight?

Yes: If you get at least a little bit short of breath and if it curbs your appetite, especially y making you feel better about yourself. ...Read more

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Which burns more calories: yoga or modern dance?

Which burns more calories: yoga or modern dance?

Dance : For a 150 pound person yoga for 30 minutes uses 89 calories, while dance uses 100-200 depending on the rhythm and arm motion. ...Read more

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What would be treatment option for a 17 year old girl doing modern dance and diagnosed with Iliopsoas Bursitis?How soon can she return to modern dance

What would be treatment option for a 17 year old girl doing modern dance and diagnosed with Iliopsoas Bursitis?How soon can she return to modern dance

Maybe awhile!: Iliopsoas bursitis is not a very common type of bursitis. It could be related to the dance training. It would be helpful to see a physician that treats a lot of dancers. Check the website www.artsmed.org to find a physician with dance experience. How symptoms started is important. Treatment can be rest, anti-inflammatory meds, therapy, possible stretching exercises, Hip X-rays. Get it checked out. ...Read more

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I have hernia on l3-l4 and mild scoliosis, had physical teraphy and medical support.I am interested in modern/pole dance.Can I do or is it not adviced?

I have hernia on l3-l4 and mild scoliosis, had physical teraphy and medical support.I am interested in modern/pole dance.Can I do or is it not adviced?

Let me explain: To answer this question it is good to have the MRI for review, I do thing you can do it but the chance this may exacerbate this problem is there. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is dance dance revolution good exercise?

Is dance dance revolution good exercise?

Can be: Especially on the more extreme levels. I just tell patients, that anything that gets you moving and your heart rate up is great. And it's even better if you love to do it, as that will help you do it consistently. That's one of the keys of exercise, you have to do it consistently! ...Read more

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Is dance dance revolution a good way to exercise?

Is dance dance revolution a good way to exercise?

Fun: It's a fun way to exercise, however it that alone may not be sufficient to serve as you primary means of exercise. ...Read more

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What was that saint's dance? Do people really have that?

What was that saint's dance? Do people really have that?

Beautiful: The dancing saints is a beautiful icon of christ & saints dancing at the saint gregory of nyssa episcopal church in san francisco. I suggest you google it to look at photographs. It is very inspirational. ...Read more

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Why am I starting to lose my ability to dance?

Impossible: If this is not a joke, I apologize. You have provided zero symptoms. Or specific explanatory signs to define what you mean. There is nothing on which to comment in any medical way. ...Read more

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Can taking waltz dance lessons help me lose weight?

Can taking waltz dance lessons help me lose weight?

Maybe, a Little: Using the largest muscles in the body & carrying our entire body weight is the best cardiovascular exercise. Additionally recurrent mild impact exercise is helpful for stimulating maintenance of bone strength. Keep in mind: 1 lb fat = 6-12 hrs intense workout. Exercise & building muscle mass can impact fat mass, but takes a lot of work, thus best make it fun so that you are more likely to continue. ...Read more

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What to do if I have pain in my quads during dance?

What to do if I have pain in my quads during dance?

Pains in quads dance: Check with your team but need to know if you have just started dancing? So you may be using muscles you have not used a while. Does the pain stop when you stop. And then start again when you dance again? Can you dance thru the pain? Write down your answers and take to your team. Ask them to check the pulses in your feet. if you smoke stop now. Keep us posted. ...Read more