Why do people dance?
People dance for many different reasons, people dance in celebration or just for enjoyment. Dancing is both unstructured, spontaneous and structured but both can be extremely fun ! Dancing is also a competitive sport for some, while others might do it just to get some exercise and keep fit.
Some religons have different dances they do to celebrate while some people like to dance because it lets out their feelings and think it's fun to do. Some small children dance when they are happy or when they hear music that is catchy. Some people dance to get fit while some say that it is good to releave stress.
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There are all different kinds of dance like Jazz, Ballet, Tap, Hip Hop, Modern, Swing, Country Western, Belly Dancing, Latin Dancing, Folk Dancing and more. Some religons dance in all different kinds of ways. Like in Japan they do the Butoh Dance and in Argentina they do the Chacarera.

Why do people dance?
Scientists aren't sure why we like movement so much, but there's a lot of evidence to suggest we get a pretty big kick out of it. Maybe synchronizing music, which many studies have shown is pleasing to both the ear and brain, and movement—in essence, dance—may constitute a pleasure double play.
Music is known to stimulate pleasure and reward areas like the orbitofrontal cortex, located directly behind one's eyes, as well as a midbrain region called the ventral striatum. In particular, the amount of activation in these areas matches up with how much we enjoy the tunes. In addition, music activates the cerebellum, at the base of the brain, which is involved in the coordination and timing of movement. they also dance because it helps express themselfs.