We cannot emphasis enough the health benefits of dancing. Dancing is an excellent form of exercise because it not only burns calories and builds muscles, but it also contributes to our overall health. Dancing is great, and if you’re not dancing yet, now may be the perfect time to start.
Dance Out Diabetes is a dancing event in San Francisco whose mission is to prevent and manage diabetes through dance, education, support and increased access to care. Dance Out Diabetes is a fun dance community made up of all ages, abilities, people with and without diabetes, friends, families, volunteers, and certified diabetes educators. Regular dance programs include ongoing health screenings, a 45-minute dance lesson, and different genres of music. Participants have an opportunity to socialize with peers facing similar challenges in a relaxed and informal setting.
The next upcoming event is August 9th, 2014, at The African American Art & Culture Complex at 762 Fulton Street, SF, CA 94102.
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—Janella Parucha, Social Media Volunteer