Definition of dancercise in US English:


(also dancercize)


  • A system of aerobic exercise using dance movements.

    • ‘This year's events that had been lined up for the children at the school included swimming, football, volleyball, Ping Pong and dancercise.’
    • ‘Williamson possesses a deep, sardonic baritone that makes for a curious counterpoint to his exuberant indie-pop dancercise routines.’
    • ‘When the proposal for the preventive health project was first developed, KKV's weekly exercise classes include a belly dancing class, a yoga class and a dancercize class.’
    • ‘Latin dancercise is a fun way of keeping fit and improving or maintaining your fitness levels.’
    • ‘Once thought of as something only for little old ladies pool calestetics, water dancercize and water motion classes are gaining popularity with serious athletes.’
    physical activity, movement, exertion, effort, work
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1960s: blend of dance and exercise.