HEALTH BENEFITS OF ODISSI
Dance has the potential to motivate and excite people, and it can be a way of engaging people in physical activity. Scientific research proved that in males and females, dance practice and physical activity could have a positive effect on physical fitness, and it also increases lung function, lung capacity, flexibility, and aerobic capacity. One such dance form is “Odissi.” As physical activity and a creative art form, it is believed that Odissi can make a significant contribution to the healthy-living agenda. It increases total body movement, which helps to improve circulatory, respiratory, skeletal, and muscular systems. This expressive dance form helps improve posture, strengthening the arch of the foot and fingers, eye, neck, and muscles. Thus, Odissi comes forward to put forth not only its rich culture but also its benefits, which apply to health and other spheres of our life.