Like all exercise, dance produces endorphins, those magic little chemicals that make you feel good. But together with a thumping beat, music to get lost in, and a dance professional to guide you, dance is the perfect way to turn lockdown into your own private party.
So push back the sofa. Turn up the volume. And move to your own groove with some of the best home dance workouts to do in your living room:
Danceaustralia.com.au offer online classes by Australian companies, schools and teachers like Josh Wright, the artistic director of Dancehouse in Melbourne, and Elena de Cinque at ED5 International in Sydney.
305Fitness.com, a subscription service out of dance studios in Boston, New York and Washington DC, with new classes daily, wild and fun instructors and class DJs.
Hong Kong Ballet is offering free Barre Classes online taught by Hong Kong Ballet members.
Moveyourframe.com offers classes that instructor Isaac Houston, based in London studio Frames describes as “uninhibited joy”. Look out for their classes titled “Party”.
Ryan Heffington’s Sweatfest on Instagram brings this choreographer’s grooves to your device. Join one of his classes in real-time or find past classes on his IGTV.
Pineapple.uk.com brings you everything from contemporary ballet to hip-hop and tap classes streamed live from the famous London studios.
Steezy dance classes offer step by step dance programs for all skill levels out of the United States. Free seven-day trial.