“A lot of exercises outside of the home tend to be gender specific,” Betts said. “With dance, it’s a couples program. You’re hand in hand, arm in arm, exercising together.
“Dancing changes your life for the better — you get better posture, lose weight and improve your physical and mental health,” he said. “I don’t know how people do the same repetitive things in a gym. For me, that type of exercise would be so boring.”