5 Reasons Why Dancing is Great Exercise

Are you the type of person that hates to go to the gym? Does the mere thought of having to run on a treadmill make you shudder with distaste? Let’s be honest, running on a treadmill isn’t the most exciting exercise. Watching TV while simultaneously jogging can make the effort somewhat more endurable. After years …

Dancing as a Workout

How It Works Get ready to hit the dance floor! Dancing is a whole-body workout that’s actually fun. It’s good for your heart, it makes you stronger, and it can help with balance and coordination. A 30-minute dance class burns between 130 and 250 calories, about the same as jogging. Sign up for a class. …

An Overview of Dance Fitness

Fitness enthusiasts have been burning up the dance floor for years, rockin’ off the calories to the sound of heart-pumping tunes and easy-to-master choreography. To stay fresh with the times, though, dance fitness instructors constantly adapt their choreography and develop new classes, often inspired by popular dance styles ranging from hip-hop and Latin dance to …

Bokwa: The New Workout That’s Trying to Out-Dance Zumba

What’s the Deal? Bokwa is a cardio-licious blend of hip-hop and step aerobics that taps into South African-style dance. Confused? Don’t be — the dance steps are actually based on letters and numbers, not choreography. The movements are in the shape of English-language letters, for example L, J, and C. Once dancers have the steps …