Dance has long been a part of my life; both kinds of dancing, choreograph and spontaneous freestyle. I've also chained 29 martial art forms together into one long form and consider that to be a choreographed dance too.
Also a recent new discover in neuroscience, a very hot subject right now, is how aerobic exercise regenerates the brain and also speeds up our learning process. Read the reviews of this book at Amazon about the effects of exercise on the brain. Spark: The Revolutionary New Science of Exercise and the Brain So for that reason more then any other, I go through my martial art dance form everyday, especially just before doing mental work like writing horoscopes.
In other words, the ancients were definitely on to something to incorporate dance into their spiritual practices. Especially at the start of Coven meetings where the exercise not only invigorated the body and mind, but also spontaneous freestyle dancing will initiate spontaneous thinking, like for Coven think tank discussions. For those who don’t already do it, this can be tested; like, dance and feel how much energy you have afterwards.