Is salsa dancing a good workout?


Salsa dancing is a great form of exercise and can improve the following:

  • Builds endurance and stamina
  • Helps with weight loss
  • Relieves stress
  • Helps you release toxins via sweating
  • May help lower blood pressure and improve cholesterol levels
  • Can lead to a reduced heart rate over time

Grab your partner and have fun!

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)

Dancing is a good way to vary your exercise routine. Watch this video as Dr. Oz learns some basic salsa moves.


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