Miami Herald | Ballroom dancing offers benefits to baby boomers.

Want to cut down on stress? Need to lose weight? Could use a little cheer and a firm touch as you enter the last decades of your life? 

Try ballroom dancing. “It’s a great cardiopulmonary activity,” dance teacher June Rawls says with the zeal of a missionary, “and it’s also a good way to socialize. The physical is very important, but so is the mental, and when you come here for an hour, you leave the world behind.”