HULA FOR HEALTH LLC
Hula has been long known for its health benefits. Here are a few articles and facts to show you its importance.
A NEW LEGACY
Can you imagine a world where we are all filled with good energy? A universe where we all are a self-sustainable biosphere? One where every single person that connects with you, naturally gives as much as they receive? It's so very possible. And now, I plant a gentle seed. All we have to do is start with ourselves.
FACTs ON DEPRESSION
- If nothing is done, by 2020, depression will be the second leading cause of loss of life. By 2030, depression will be the top mental/physical disorder worldwide. (Source: Wikipedia)
- In fact, in developed countries like the United States, up 1 out of 5 people are affected with depression at some point in their lives. Additionally, women are twice as likely to be affected than males. (Source: Wikipedia)
- In the United Kingdom, suicide nearly doubled and self harm nearly tripled among female teenagers due to lack of mental health services, selfie culture, and domestic violence. (Source: The Independent Online and Wikipedia)
- The real cost of depression can be up to thousands of dollars additional each month. (Medically reviewed article on Everyday Health.)
FACTS ON HEART DISEASE & CANCER
- Heart disease is the leading cause of death in most of the world. If nothing is done, by 2030, 23 million people will die each year from heart disease. (Source: Wikipedia)
- In Hawai'i, women account for nearly 50% of all newly diagnosed cancers according to Hawaii Cancer Facts & Figures. (Source: University of Hawaii Cancer Center)
- Study being done on how Hula can improve cancer survivors' lives. (Source: KHON 2 News)
FACTS ON DIABETES AND STROKE
- If nothing is done, Native Hawaiians are twice as likely to die of heart disease and four times more likely to pass away by stroke. (Source: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services)
- Medical study shows that high intensity hula dance has a higher metabolic equivalent than that of a pick up basketball game. (Source: Honolulu Star Advertiser)