The Lion's Roar

How dance can function to alleviate stress

Members of Chi Tau Epsilon, the university’s dance fraternity, practice a choreographed routine. Dance can increase levels of serotonin and help reduce stress.

Maiah Woodring, Staff Reporter

March 26, 2019

Putting physical stress on the body can help relieve mental stress, according to Kerri-Ann Jennings, a dietitian. Exercise in the form of high-intensity bench presses, weight-lifting routines or dance can be a powerful technique to reduce stress. Keith “Skip” Costa, director of dance, explained ...