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Dance Exercise to Burn Calories

Dancing is a fun way to burn excess calories - and to maybe even shed unwanted weight and inches. Again, some professionally guided cardio dance moves may require your doctor's approval. So, check with your physician before starting any dance or exercise routine

The first video I have selected below is for seniors; however, I got winded following along with her, and I'm pretty active myself. This coach from Silver Sneakers is one healthy senior! Once again, some of the moves may be too awkward for you as they were for me, so just keep moving and clap your hands or snap your fingers if that happens. 

I've also included a sit and dance video from Coach Alexis. So, if your balance isn't the best, but you're determined to move, this will be a good one for you with your doctor's blessings of course. And just because you're sitting doesn't mean it's easy! Ms. Alexis knows the right moves to make this challenging, bring on the heat, and maybe even some perspiration. Just follow along the best you can. 

Whichever way is easier for you, trust me, you're going to get a good workout that will make you feel good about yourself, reduce anxiety, and promote healthy thoughts. But more than anything, have fun! Use these new moves when you're listening to your favorite music. 

For inspiration, I encourage you to keep practicing until you're able to finish these dance routines and get every move perfect. Then find a new video to learn some new moves from.


Dance exercises
Image courtesy of Morgan Petroski via Unsplash

Stand and Dance

Sit and Dance

Have a beautiful, blessed, and healthy day,



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