How many calories do you burn with Dancing?

Someone weighing 180 pounds burns approximately 411 kilocalories per hour with Dancing. Fill in the form below and calculate how many calories you burn with Dancing or use our Calorie Calculator for other activities.

411

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 Dancing?

This calculation uses the MET value (Metabolic Equivalent of Task) of Dancing. The MET value of Dancing = 4.8. 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 Dancing: 4.8
Time: 30 minutes
The calorie calculation for Dancing for 30 minutes is as follows:

(180/2.20462) * 4.8 * 0.0175 * 30 minutes = 206

30 minutes of Dancing burns 206 kcal.