9 Health Benefits of Garba-Dandiya

Garba is the popular dance from Gujarat and is being performed not only in india but allover the world. Garba is a circular form of dance performed by ladies on the Navaratri days. It is not only fun but also beneficial in several ways. Here are some of the health benefits of garba,

  1. Garba is an excellent way to lose fat. It helps lose fat, especially around the belly because it involves stretching, twisting and turn of the upper body.

  2. Some steps like Teen Taali, Mor Pich, Lehriyo etc. involve squatting, which helps shape your waist and tone your arms and legs.

  3. A lot of bending movements helps entire body workout. It’s a great cardio workout too.

  4. The most beneficial outcome of Garba is that it works as a great stress buster.

  5. The rhythmic steps relax your mind and release happy hormones which melts away the stress and relaxes the mind, body and soul.

  6. Garba can help you shed those extra unwanted calories. When you dance for an hour continuously, depending on your pace and dance movements, you can lose anywhere between 100 to 500 calories.

  7. The kind of dancing that happens during Garba is similar to the exercises done in a Zumba class. Dandiya exercises the entire body, utilizing the muscles from head to toe.

  8. Raas Garba & Dandiya is much more than just a cardiovascular calorie-burning activity.

Most important, it makes people happy which is a psychological benefit to overall well-being.