Calories Burned During Salsa Dancing

If your daily treadmill run is getting boring, consider picking up Latin dancing, such as Salsa. Salsa is an upbeat dance style that targets the hips and glutes. Salsa dancing can help you burn extra calories and improve cardiovascular fitness.

Calories Burned from Dancing


The number of calories you burn during one hour of salsa dancing will vary depending on your level of intensity, your weight and gender. Most importantly, your duration of continuous dancing will also vary your caloric expenditure; longer bouts of dancing with shorter breaks will burn more calories than long breaks and shorter dance periods.

Health Benefits