They say laughter is the best medicine, but 8 out of 10 people reckon that dancing is also great at making them feel happier and less stressed.

A survey of 2,000 British adults found that three quarters feel ‘happy’ after shimmying around their home.  And almost half went as far as to say they feel their mental health is better as a result of the activity.

The poll, commissioned by Zumba, found 67% wished they could dance more often, although 41% admitted they were ‘quite bad’ or ‘appalling’ at it. Not that that matters when compared to the benefits derived. Read more…