Classes Started January 28, 2020 @ Vernon College in Wichita Falls! please visit this page for class notes and helpful videos! Get Fit Dancing for 2 hours is equal to a 5k hike! Burn Calories The number of calories you burn while dancing can be as much as 300 calories in 2 hours. Mayo Clinic The Mayo Clinic researchers reported that social dancing helps to reduce stress, increase energy, improve strength, and increase muscle tone and coordination.