Music Monday!

Born with a Beat

Ever wonder why the second you hear, say, Beyoncé’s latest chart topper, you automatically start tapping your feet or otherwise moving to the beat? “It’s an instinctive response,” says Costas Karageorghis, Ph.D., a music and sports researcher and coauthor of Inside Sport Psychology. Yup, you’re hardwired to sync up your own movements to music, possibly because even primitive cultures used rhythmic movements to express themselves. Richard Ebstein, Ph.D., a professor in the psychology department at the National University of Singapore, adds that it’s a universal phenomenon. Even birds and bees use dance to communicate

Read more at Women’s Health: http://www.womenshealthmag.com/health/dance-workout#ixzz2C2GiyqMa

Get your Monday moving and shaking with this DEFINE body playlist from Ashley!

 

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