Dance your Way to FitnessBook - 2007
Did you know that vigorous dancing burns 250 calories an hour? Dancing is suitable for people of all ages, shapes and sizes and all you need is a little music and space. Dancing reduces stress, increases energy, tones muscles and decreases blood pressure. With a bit of practise - and some positive thinking - even complete beginners will be able to master the routines in this book.
This book shows you how you can dance your way to fitness - starting with a comprehensive ballet-style warm-up with core strength exercises. It gives a brief introduction benefits of dancing and with a questionnaire the author tries to determine what kind of dance workout best suits you. This is followed by five dance workouts - latin, hip hop, burlesque, bollywood and broadway. You will see that each routine gives a fantastic all-over body workout. The routines are illustrated with easy to follow step-by-step photography. There are five inspiring case studies and tips on fitness and clothing.