Dance cardio workouts you will *actually* want to do

Get ready to dance like nobody's watching! Dance workouts are about to be your new fave cardio. 

If just the thought of running the mile in gym class makes you queasy, or you're looking to glow up your workout routine, you *need* to find a new way to get your body moving. Dancing is the perfect solution. Not only is it fun (duh), but it's great for your mental and physical health.

Dancing is a fab way to de-stress, better your mood and increase your energy levels. It also exercises your heart and can help improve your coordination and balance. Getting lost in the music while also getting that heart rate up? Say no more.

The best part? There are sooo many videos available online to lead you in your dance workouts. With a ton of amazing playlists and various dance styles for both beginners and dance pros, you should have no trouble finding the perfect fit for you. Here are a few we heart to get you started:

1. 2000s dance party

This 2000s theme dance party is a 15-minute full-body workout packed with throwback songs and positive energy. The steps are super easy to follow, making it especially great for new dancers.

2. All Too Well workout

Calling all Swifties! This dance to Taylor's "All Too Well (10 Minute Version)" incorporates ballet-style moves that are sure to make you sweat. You can listen to your old fave song and learn some new skills at the same time!

3. Disney HIIT

This Disney-inspired 25-minute HIIT dance workout is full of fast-paced moves, with both high-impact and low-impact options. Exercise while singing along to your fave Disney bops.

What songs are on your workout playlist? Let us know on Twitter @girlslifemag!

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by Melanie Dowling | 3/9/2023