A Dance Party for Better Health
Health – St. Luke’s Spirit of Women will present its 9th annual Day
of Dance® for Health on Saturday, February 28, from 10 am to 2 pm at the Marina
Center in South Sioux City. Attendees will dance their way toward better
health. Free health screenings will also be available throughout the day,
including blood pressure checks, pulse readings, mini-lung screens and body
composition checks. UnityPoint Health
nurses and diabetes educators will be on hand to answer questions.
family-friendly event offers an array of performances from local dancers. Attendees can also learn dance steps
themselves from area instructors, hitting the dance floor for Zumba, Swing
Lessons, and more.
The very popular Dancing with the Siouxland Stars
competition will be held at 1:30 pm with local celebrities vying for the
coveted red shoe trophy. This year’s
dancers include husband and wife team Michael Billings, President of Sioux City
GO and Renae Billings, Board Member for Startup Sioux City. This team is led by
Tracey Bennett from Siouxland Movement Arts. Representing iHeartMedia is Z98 Radio Host
Eric Bishop. Bishop is partnered with Dr. Laura Danis of UnityPoint Clinic Family
Medicine in Sergeant Bluff. They are coached by Erin Oliver from Dancing with
Celeste. ABC9 News Weekend Anchor Allison Warren and Weekend Sports Anchor Alex
Walker have teamed up this year and are led by Kayla Kellen from Rhythm Avenue
of Dance is a great annual reminder that being healthy can be fun. “It turns out
that all the things that keep your heart healthy are the same things that are
good for your overall health. Dancing can help with weight maintenance and weight
loss, decrease your blood pressure, manage your cholesterol, and even improve your memory skills. It also makes you feel
more energetic, decreases depression, increases coordination and muscle
strength, and builds confidence. People of all ages, shapes and sizes receive a wide range
of physical and mental benefits by dancing on a regular basis,” said Dr.
Sponsored by Cardiovascular Associates, KG95 and ABC9
News; UnityPoint Health - St. Luke’s Spirit of Women’s Day of Dance is free.
For more information, call (712) 279-1850 or visit to