Watch: Seniors steal shoppers' hearts with flash mob dance routine

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A group of slick stepping seniors put on a surprise show in Grand Forks Wednesday.

The Grand Forks Herald reports about 15 seniors from Choice Health and Fitness and YMCA took part in a flash mob dance performance. The song of choice? Elton John's "Step Into Christmas."

Forum News Service put video of the performance at Hornbacher's up on YouTube (that's what's embedded at the top of this post).

The group was also slated to visit Panda Buffet and Valley Eldercare, WDAZ reports.

Livestrong says it's recommended that seniors do an aerobic exercise for at least 30 minutes every day.

The Mayo Clinic lists dancing as a good option for aerobic activity for any age – and says consistent aerobic exercises help prevent you from getting ill, while also aiding your long-term health.

There's even a group called Yes, You Can Dance! that encourages dancing activities for people who are "at least 60 years young."

Another perk?

“I hadn't been hit on for a while until today,” LaVonne Sigdahl, who took part in the flash mob, told WDAZ.

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