If you are concerned that you might be aging faster than you consider good for you, it might be time you tried dancing. Dancing not only keeps us happy but also physically fit and is one method of recreation that delivers massive benefits without making you feel overwhelmed. Kenya has been using dance for exercise for years while the modern world is trying to catch up. While all forms of physical activities that make us break a sweat are good for our bodies, dancing is actually a notch above other forms of physical activities because the very act of dancing is fun. Where you might feel physically strained by cycling and other endurance sports, you can dance the night away without feeling tired. The health benefits of dancing are almost innumerable. When you are feeling stressed, taking to the dance floor could instantly elevate your mood and take your mind off whatever it is that is causing stress. Given that stress is the culprit in the majority of illnesses that afflict the modern man, the value of dancing cannot be emphasized enough. Health professionals recommend the use of physical activities to help our bodies burn calories and if you are having trouble deciding which activity will work best for you, it might be time you took to dancing. Dancing helps burn calories and could be your best defense against obesity.