Research shows the benefits of participatory arts, such as Ballet, is associated with improving and maintaining the health and quality of life and subjective well-being (life satisfaction and happiness), bolstering cognition and motor skills, and increasing self-esteem and social engagement.
Benefits of studying Ballet in childhood include the following:
• Promotes social and emotional development, including social cooperation with other children.
• Student participation in Ballet enhances cognitive abilities and social skills that support learning, such as memory, problem-solving, and communication.
• Community arts activities contribute to healthy living habits and improved understandings of health, such as increase in healthy eating, physical activity, positive feelings, and other areas of personal development.