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8 ways to lose weight with 8 dance workouts!

Nisha Joshi
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Hey ladies! Most of us want to lose that ‘teeny’ bit of weight, don’t we? Just a couple of inches, just those few extra kilos; we have all been there. Start off with exercise. Very dedicated at first, but slowly the enthusiasm fizzles out. Sleep, family, work take precedence. Frankly, there’s no fun.
But wait before you give up! Because here, we are going to tell you fun ways to lose weight!

“Fun while losing weight?” we hear you saying skeptically. Yes! Here are some dance workouts. Dance + workout… Already sounds fun, doesn’t it?

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8 ways to lose weight with 8 dance workout

1.  Zumba dance workout 






Zumba is a popular dance program all over the world. It combines Latin music and Salsa and alternates between slow and fast movements. And more importantly, it is a sure shot calorie burner. Zumba includes strength training as well, so a good option for losing those extra kilos while gaining muscle.

Also read: Work out Tai Chi way

2. Jazzercise dance workout 






For those of you who are fond of jazz, this is the one for you! Jazzercise includes jazz as well as a combination of yoga, Pilates, kickboxing and resistance training. Such an intense workout helps you burn up to 600 calories per hour. Have a fun workout session with this.

3. Bokwa








Bokwa is the new dance in town. Based on a combination of numbers and letters on the dance floor, it is the new fun way to dance while burning calories. The trainer traces a letter or a number on the floor and all you have to do is to follow and it includes South African hip-hop and freestyling. Sounds great, doesn’t it?

4. Ballroom Dancing







Surprised? Ballroom dancing may not sound like a typical workout, but it raises the heart rate and of course, burns calories. Make sure you have a partner to have more fun.

5. Barre Dance workout







Barre is not a typical fast dance workout. It focuses more on body balancing and changing positions after some time. Barre is a combination of ballet, Pilates, yoga and strength training. It helps in focusing the mind and improves flexibility and strength of the body.

6. Pole Dancing






For many years, pole dancing was associated with dirty dancing but it is now breaking the mold, with more and more people opting to do it. It improves core and upper body strength. It is a combination of Pilates, TRX, yoga and strength training. And it is liberating.

7. Buti yoga





Buti Yoga is a combination of yoga and tribal dance steps. It helps achieve peace of mind and all other benefits of yoga. A good cardio workout is what you get.

Also read: Benefits of Yoga

8. Spinning






Though not a typical dance workout, this is a super way of losing calories anywhere, anytime while sitting on your bum. Put on high intensity music can make it so much more fun for you!

Losing weight has never been more fun! Determination is needed, of course, but nowhere is it mentioned that workouts need to be boring and repetitive. Don’t worry if you have two left feet. Just put on your shoes and go start dancing and losing unwanted calories like a queen that you are!

Do let us know if you know any other fun dance workouts.

Happy Dancing and Happy working out!

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Nisha Joshi

Nisha Joshi

Homemaker, new mother, true punekar, bookworm, blogger, photographer, budding chef, music enthusiast, likes to keep her fingers in many pies!


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