08/23/2012 07:35 am ET Updated Aug 23, 2012

'Dirty Dancing' Actress Jennifer Grey On The Health Benefits Of Dancing (VIDEO)

In this recent clip from HuffPost Live, host Janet Varney sat down with actress Jennifer Grey to talk all things dance. The actress is most well-known for her role in "Dirty Dancing," which turns 25 this year (yup, you're old).

Health News Editor Amanda L. Chan joined the conversation from New York to give her take on the healthy reasons to belly up to the barre.

Luckily, you don't have to be a prima ballerina to reap the health benefits of dancing. These days, with welcoming workouts like Zumba, dance is more accessible than ever. And there are more than a handful of pop-culture examples of celebrities who have used dance to get fit (we're lookin' at you, "Dancing With The Stars").

Watch the video above for more from Grey and other HuffPost Live guests on the benefits of dance. Then tell us in the comments which dance workouts you've tried.

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