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Get In Shape For the Wedding by Taking Dance Classes

Burn Calories on the Dance Floor With Your Husband-to-Be

couple dancing Dancing is a great way to let loose, work up a sweat, and have some fun with friends on a Friday night. And if you've got an upcoming wedding in the works, you may already be choreographing a grand wedding entrance or taking lessons to perfect your first dance as a married couple.

The good news is, one hour of dancing can burn around 266 calories, so whether you're enrolled in a class or out social dancing, dancing can be a great way to keep the pounds off before the wedding day. Pair dancing with weekend hiking dates and you'll be getting in shape without even knowing it!

Here's a full list of how many calories you will burn with various dances.


Activity Calories Burned Per Hour
Ballroom (slow) 207
Ballroom (fast) 378
Disco 394
Twist 326
Swing 306
Hip Hop 465
General 306
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