Apple Celebrating International Dance Day With New Fitness Challenge

The Fitness app on the iPhone is offering up a new dance-focused Activity Challenge, which is set to kick off on Thursday, April 29, aka International Dance Day.

activity challenge dance
Apple Watch owners can complete the International Dance Day Challenge by completing a dance workout of 20 minutes or more in the Workout app.

Apple Fitness+ has a dance workout category with trainers LaShawn, Jhon, and Ben, offering 20 to 30 minute routines set to hip hop, R&B, throwback hits, and more.

Move, shake, and sweat to upbeat music with calorie-burning cardio dance like hip-hop and Latin. In some Fitness+ Dance workouts, the dance steps change to create a fun experience with each new song. Other workouts lead up to a full routine and an exciting choreographed finish that makes you feel like a pro! All levels.

The Apple Fitness+ dance routines can be accessed alongside other Fitness+ content with a $9.99 per month subscription ($79.99 per year), but the Activity Challenge can be completed with any dance workout as long as the dance category is selected in the Workout app on Apple Watch.

Those who complete the challenge will receive the International Dance Day Challenge award, which will be saved to the Awards section of the Fitness app. The award will come with animated stickers that can be used in the Messages and FaceTime apps.

activity challenge dance 2
Apple offers up different Activity Challenges throughout the year, celebrating events like Earth Day, Veterans Day, Valentine's Day, Heart month, and more with workout goals for Apple Watch owners.

Top Rated Comments

BeefCake 15 Avatar
15 months ago
What about people that don't dance but pull up their pants and do the Rockaway?
Score: 8 Votes (Like | Disagree)
seanmills1020 Avatar
15 months ago
They are going to release a new computer called the iMacarena.

?️?
Score: 5 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Weaselboy Avatar
15 months ago

What about people that don't dance but pull up their pants and do the Rockaway?
Only if dressed in this white suit. ?



Attachment Image
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)
jouster Avatar
15 months ago

Is this really needed? I mean international dance day. What’s next international I took a leak today day?
https://www.urologyhealth.org/media-center/bladder-health-month-2020

Looks like you missed it.
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)
fncd Avatar
15 months ago

Only if dressed in this white suit. ?


Perhaps I'm showing my age - But I have this on Vinyl :D
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)
bchery21 Avatar
15 months ago

What about people that don't dance but pull up their pants and do the Rockaway?
You'll just have to lean back for 20 mins.
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)

Related Stories

new year activity challenge

Apple Plans 'Ring in the New Year' Activity Challenge for Apple Watch Users

Tuesday December 14, 2021 11:27 am PST by
Apple is planning to offer a new "Ring in the New Year" Apple Watch Activity Challenge starting on Saturday, January 1. The Activity Challenge will require users to close all three of their Fitness rings for seven days in a row in January. That means meeting all stand, exercise, and move goals for a week. As with all of Apple's Activity Challenges, the New Year challenge ...
lunar new year activity challenge

Apple Planning New Unity and Lunar New Year Apple Watch Activity Challenges in February

Tuesday January 25, 2022 11:53 am PST by
Apple has two new Apple Watch Activity Challenges on the horizon, one of which will celebrate Lunar New Year and one that will celebrate Black History Month. For the Lunar New Year, Apple is asking Apple Watch owners to do any workout for at least 20 minutes between February 1 and February 15 to win the award. It is not clear if this is a worldwide challenge or a challenge that will be...
16x9 badge yoga day 2021

Apple Planning Activity Challenge for International Day of Yoga on June 21

Wednesday June 9, 2021 9:50 am PDT by
International Day of Yoga takes place on Monday, June 21, and Apple is celebrating with a new Activity Challenge that will let Apple Watch users earn a new yoga badge and a set of animated yoga stickers. Earn this award inspired by the International Day of Yoga. On June 21, do a yoga workout of 20 minutes or more. Record your time with any app that adds workouts to Health.To earn the award,...
VeteransDay Sticker

Apple to Celebrate Veterans Day With Apple Watch Activity Challenge

Tuesday October 26, 2021 11:30 am PDT by
Apple is planning to offer its next Apple Watch Activity Challenge on Thursday, November 11 in honor of the upcoming Veterans Day holiday. Apple says that Apple Watch owners can earn the Veterans Day award by doing any workout for 11 minutes or more on November 11.Earn this special award on November 11 by doing any workout for 11 minutes or more. Record your time with the Workout app or any...
apple fitness plus time to walk june 2021

Apple Fitness+ Getting New 'Time to Walk' Episodes and More Next Week

Thursday June 24, 2021 7:31 am PDT by
Apple today announced it will be releasing new "Time to Walk" episodes for Apple Fitness+ subscribers starting June 28. "Time to Walk" launched in January and features audio stories from influential people that Apple Watch users can listen to with AirPods or other wireless headphones while walking. The episodes are automatically downloaded to the Apple Watch with an Apple Fitness+...
Apple iphone12 apple fitness plus workout for pregnancy and older adults and beginners 041521 big

Apple Fitness+ Getting New Workouts for Expecting Mothers, Older Adults, and More on April 19

Thursday April 15, 2021 8:02 am PDT by
Apple today announced it is introducing new Fitness+ workouts geared specifically toward pregnancy and older adults, as well as several new Yoga, High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT), and Strength workouts for beginners. The new Workouts for Pregnancy, Workouts for Older Adults, and Workouts for Beginners will be available in Apple Fitness+ on April 19. The new pregnancy workouts...
tempo apple watch

AI Gym 'Tempo' Announces Integration With Apple Watch

Monday September 13, 2021 10:30 am PDT by
The AI-powered fitness gym "Tempo" today announced integration with the Apple Watch, allowing Tempo customers to sync their workouts and fitness and health data directly to their Apple Watch. Amongst its demographic of users, Tempo says that more than 70% are iPhone users, with a smaller 35% owning an Apple Watch. Tempo had been teasing Apple Watch integration for some time, and with it...
apple fitness workout

Apple Fitness+ Launching in 15 New Countries Later This Year

Tuesday September 14, 2021 10:46 am PDT by
Apple today announced that its subscription-based Fitness+ workout service will be launching in 15 additional countries later this year, including Austria, Brazil, Colombia, France, Germany, Indonesia, Italy, Malaysia, Mexico, Portugal, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Spain, Switzerland, and the United Arab Emirates. Apple Fitness+ is also getting several new features, such as the addition of a...

Popular Stories

2022 back to school apple

Apple Launches 2022 Back to School Offer: Up to $150 Gift Card With Mac or iPad

Friday June 24, 2022 5:08 am PDT by
Apple today launched its annual "Back to School" promotion for college/university students in the United States and Canada. This year's promotion offers a free Apple gift card with the purchase of an eligible Mac or iPad, rather than free AirPods like last year. Apple is also offering students 20% off AppleCare+ plans during the promotion. Apple is offering a $150 gift card with the purchase ...
widgets ios 16 feature

Gurman: iPhone 14 Pro to Feature Always-On Display Showing iOS 16's New Lock Screen Widgets

Sunday June 26, 2022 7:36 am PDT by
iPhone 14 Pro models are widely expected to feature always-on displays that allow users to view glanceable information without having to tap to wake the screen. In the latest edition of his Power On newsletter for Bloomberg, Mark Gurman said the feature will include support for iOS 16's new Lock screen widgets for weather, fitness, and more. "Like the Apple Watch, the iPhone 14 Pro will be...
m2 mac mini screen feature

Gurman: Apple Planning M2 Pro Mac Mini, New Apple TV With A14 Chip, Revamped HomePod With S8 Chip, and More

Sunday June 26, 2022 6:31 am PDT by
In the latest edition of his Power On newsletter for Bloomberg, Mark Gurman outlined additional M2 Macs on Apple's product roadmap, including new Mac mini models with M2 and M2 Pro chips, new 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pro models with M2 Pro and M2 Max chips, and a new Mac Pro tower with M2 Ultra and "M2 Extreme" chips. Following the M2 series of Macs, Gurman said the first M3 series of...
13 inch macbook pro m2 mock feature 2

Base 13-Inch MacBook Pro With M2 Chip Has Significantly Slower SSD Speeds

Sunday June 26, 2022 2:52 pm PDT by
Following the launch of Apple's new 13-inch MacBook Pro with the M2 chip, it has been discovered that the $1,299 base model with 256GB of storage has significantly slower SSD read/write speeds compared to the equivalent previous-generation model. YouTube channels such as Max Tech and Created Tech tested the 256GB model with Blackmagic's Disk Speed Test app and found that the SSD's read and...
M2 Pro and Max Feature

Apple's Upcoming M2 Pro Chip for High-End MacBook Pro and Mac Mini Will Reportedly Be 3nm

Monday June 27, 2022 7:31 am PDT by
TSMC will manufacture Apple's upcoming "M2 Pro" and "M3" chips based on its 3nm process, according to Taiwanese industry publication DigiTimes. "Apple reportedly has booked TSMC capacity for its upcoming 3nm M3 and M2 Pro processors," said DigiTimes, in a report focused on competition between chipmakers like TSMC and Samsung to secure 3nm chip orders. As expected, the report said TSMC will...
airpods pro 2 1

AirPods Pro 2 Said to Feature Upgraded H1 Chip, Find My, Heart Rate Detection, USB-C and More

Friday June 24, 2022 9:48 am PDT by
The next-generation AirPods Pro could come with a long list of new features that include heart rate detection, the ability to function as a hearing aid, and a USB-C port according to a report from 52Audio. The site claims that it has received new information on the AirPods Pro 2, and it has used that information to provide some renders on what the earbuds might look like. Design wise, there...
tesla carplay hack

Tesla Apple CarPlay Hack Updated to Work With Any Tesla Model

Monday June 27, 2022 3:38 am PDT by
Polish developer Michał Gapiński has released a new and improved version of his "Tesla Android Project" which brings Apple's CarPlay experience to more Tesla vehicles than ever before. According to Gapiński, version 2022.25.1 provides "100% functional CarPlay integration for any Tesla," and comes with several new features and bug fixes. The project now supports DRM video playback so that...