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"If your teenager is shy, has few friends or has difficulties socializing with her peers, an activity such as ballroom dancing might help her develop social skills. Ballroom dancing has become popular, with programs such as "Dancing with the Stars" drawing millions of viewers. If your teen is willing to try ballroom dancing, it could help boost her self-confidence, increase her social interaction, and make her happier and healthier."

http://everydaylife.globalpost.com/benefits-ballroom-dancing-teenagers-social-difficulties-15695.html