Cooped up at home? Looking for the party? Turn your living room into the club and get your workout in too! From dance cardio to ballet to hip hop, there are thousands of online dance workouts to choose from, along with some great learn how to dance classes too! We did your research for you, combing the virtual world for the best in class. Time to shake your groove thing and burn some calories too!
THE SCULPT SOCIETY BY MEGAN ROUP
Ranked #1 Dance Cardio & Sculpting Workout, The Sculpt Society has a wide selection of fun and easy-to-follow classes, made so by its engaging founder Megan Roup. With an athletic approach to dance based fitness, the moves are simplified for anyone at any level. Combined with TSS sculpt classes, it’s a total body cardio workout made for a lean and strong physique.
BODY BY SIMONE
Created by celebrity trainer Simone De La Rue, the BBS method combines the intensity of cardio, the power of toning, and the joy of movement for an exhilarating workout. The BBS app offers a wide range of both live and on-demand classes to keep the routine fresh, achieve results, and have you coming back for more.
305 Fitness is consistently ranked as one of the most popular dance workouts and offers hundreds of different styles of dance and cardio fitness. Their motto is “Dance Like No One is Watching”, and it’s an online dance party! Classes feature a live DJ that plays a mix of genres from hip-hop to reggaeton. Expect to be drenched by playlist end with these high-intensity classes. New classes drop daily, and you can mix it up with an on-demand library of cardio, PWR, HIIT, and stretching classes too.
In addition to a range of dance cardio classes, OBE offers 22 live classes daily and a full library of 5000+ on-demand workouts that include HIIT, barre, Pilates, yoga, and even foam rolling. Workouts are just 28 minutes each but get the job done — or you can mix and match for a longer workout with 10 minute express classes too. Streamed to your big-screen TV, laptop, or on your phone… whatever your body wants, your body gets.
FORWARD__Space = Dance, Music, Wellness and Sweat. For those who want to dance and love to dance, this boutique fitness studio turned digital fitness studio offers dynamic dance-based sweat sessions with athletic conditioning for all levels. FORWARD__Space Virtual Hub features on-demand and livestream classes that blend party grooves with athletic moves for a non-stop, high energy, good time workout!
From Beachbody on Demand comes CIZE, the dance exercise program from superstar trainer Shaun T, who is also the creator of the mega-popular dance based Hip Hop Abs and Insanity workout series. Shaun T breaks down every move, step-by-step, so anyone can do it, with his usual off the charts energy and inspiration. If you want to add more than dance to your home fitness routine, Beachbody on Demand offers some of the most popular online workouts that include Charlene Johnson’s PIYO, Tony Hortons’s P90x series, and Autumn Calabreses’ 21 Day Fix, among many others, in addition to all of Shaun T’s workouts.
TRAIN LIKE A BALLERINA
Created by former professional Ballerina turned master trainer, Louisa Paterson, the TLB method began as a program to aid professional dancers, but has transformed into a fitness program for all levels that is now available to anyone on RELEVE. The workouts feature a mix of mat work and floor barre along with ballet movements, stretches, cardio, and weight training designed to shape, elongate, and strengthen not just a ballerina body, but every body. You can find our favorite 31 Days of Fitness ABT principal ballerina Katie Boren and her workouts on the app too!
Tiler Peck is a principal dancer at the New York City Ballet. When the pandemic closed dance studios, she started live streaming her workouts daily on Instagram in #turnitoutwithtiler. From her family’s home in Bakersfield, California, Peck uses their kitchen island counter for an hour-long class of barre, floor, and pointe work. Classes are on IGLive Tuesday and Thursday at 10am PST. For some added inspiration, Peck’s own story deserves a mention. After a near career ending neck injury, she battled her way back to appear in Swan Lake last February, right before the pandemic put a hold on the NYCB season.
Isabella Boylston is a principal dancer at American Ballet Theatre in NYC and Director of Ballet Sun Valley in Sun Valley, Idaho, where she is from. Like Tiler Peck, she too began sharing ballet and barre workouts last spring on Instagram from her home, a more modern NYC setting, but still with a playful approach and unexpected hip hop soundtrack to match! We have to give a shout out to her styling too. Boylston is often joined by her friend and fellow ABT principal dancer, James B Whiteside.
STEEZY offers online dance classes for any level, teaching and breaking down the choreography seen in the most popular music videos. Learn moves, skills, and full routines in a range of genres like Hip Hop, Jazz Funk, Popping, Krump, Breaking, and many more! STEEZY video controls let you see the moves and routine from multiple angles, switch views, loop, and control speed. Whether you’re a beginner just starting out, or an advanced dancer looking for in-depth training, you will soon be the hottest thing on the dance floor!
BOSS FAMILY WORKOUT
It’s a family affair for professional dancers Allison Holker and husband Stephen “tWitch” Boss, along with their kids, when they hit the virtual dance floor on Instagram and TikTok for their Boss Family Workout. Both Allison and tWitch (in-house DJ on The Ellen DeGeneres Show), were discovered on So You Think You Can Dance, and Allison later went on to Dancing With The Stars. They started doing family groove sessions in their living room during quarantine, and soon decided to invite us all in for their “Groovealongs”, set to a hot playlist of course! No prior dance experience is needed. Just follow along and have fun!
With 1.7 million TikTok followers and hundreds of thousands across other platforms like Instagram and YouTube, Janelle Ginestra and her Naughty Girl Fitness routines have been heating up social media — none more so than her Cardi B inspired WAP dance workout which garnered 17.8 million views on TikTok! “I wanted to create a mix of badass workouts dripping with the element of fun,” professional choreographer Ginestra recently told The New York Post of her certifiably sexy classes. Get ready to twerk it and work it in her 20-minute training sessions, all of which are available on DanceTutorials.TV.
THE FITNESS MARSHALL
Caleb Marshall, a.k.a. The Fitness Marshall, is a YouTube phenomenon with over 3 million followers! With his over the top personality, and single song routines from unexpected locations (like the hiking trails of LA), The Fitness Marshall is accompanied by two sidekicks who do a modified version anyone can follow. Choreographing your favorite pop hits from artists like Dua Lipa, Brittany Spears, Shawn Mendes and Camilla Cabello, it’s a guaranteed sing-along too. Each video is labeled with a warm-up, main workout, or cool down tag so you can customize and create your own dance workout.
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