How many calories do you burn with Ballroom dancing?

Someone weighing 180 pounds burns approximately 283 calories 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.

Ballroom dancing Calorie Calculator

Burned calories (KCAL)
with Ballroom dancing

283


Calories burned with Dancing (weight: 180 lbs)

MET 15 min. 30 min. 45 min. 60 min.
Ballet 5 107 214 321 429
Ballroom dancing 3.3 71 141 212 283
Break dancing 5.9 126 253 379 506
Country or Western dancing 4.8 103 206 309 411
Dancing 4.8 103 206 309 411
Folk dancing 4.8 103 206 309 411
Hip Hop dancing 5.8 124 249 373 497
Salsa dancing 4.0 86 171 257 343
Swing & Disco dancing 5.8 124 249 373 497
Tap dancing 4.6 99 197 296 394

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 time in minutes.

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

(180 ) * 3.3 * 0.0175 * 30 minutes = 141 kcal

With 30 minutes of with Ballroom dancing you burn 141 kcal.