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 has a vast array of benefits: it reduces stress, increases energy, improves strength and muscle tone, decreases blood pressure and lowers your risk of dementia. Dance is an exciting, body-boosting activity that anyone can try. 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 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. Each routine is illustrated with easy to follow step-by-step photography. Each dance workout is designed by a professional choreographer. There are general fitness guidelines, tips on nutrition, keeping injury free, clothing and case studies.