## How many calories do you burn with Ballroom dancing?

Someone weiging 180 lbs burns approximately 283 kilocalories per hour with Ballroom dancing. Fill in the form below and calculate how many calories you burn with Ballroom dancing or use our Calorie Calculator for other activities.

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## Calories burned with Dancing (weight: 180 lbs)

MET 60 min.
Ballet 5 429
Ballroom dancing 3.3 283
Break dancing 5.9 506
Country or Western dancing 4.8 411
Dancing 4.8 411
Folk dancing 4.8 411
Hip Hop dancing 5.8 497
Salsa dancing 4.0 343
Swing & Disco dancing 5.8 497
Tap dancing 4.6 394

## How do we calculate the amount of calories burned with Ballroom dancing?

This calculation uses the MET value (Metabolic Equivalent of Task) of Ballroom dancing. The MET value of Ballroom dancing = 3.3. We multiply the MET value with the person\'s body weight in kilogram. Then we multiply this with 0.0175 and the duration in minutes.

A person weighs: 180 lbs
MET value of Ballroom dancing: 3.3
Time: 30 minutes
The calorie calculation for Ballroom dancing for 30 minutes is as follows:

(180/2.20462) * 3.3 * 0.0175 * 30 minutes = 141

30 minutes of Ballroom dancing burns 141 kcal.