Dance World Records

Dance world records feature all different styles of dance, from the Twist to the Worm to go-go and the Macarena. If you've put in hours of practice doing tap, ballet, jazz or ballroom dancing, here's the place to show it off. If you're not a seasoned performer, it doesn't matter - just gather some friends and rave with glow sticks or crank the car stereo and groove in a parking lot.

65 Records Found

03:57 United States

Most People Dancing To "Can't Stop The Feeling" While Wearing Glow Stick Necklaces


395 people danced to "Can't Stop the Feeling" while wearing glow stick necklaces. They set the record during Summer Sizzle, a summer kick-off event in Mesquite, Texas.

01:02 Philippines

Most People Dancing "The Running Man"


A total of 157 TaskUs employees danced the Running Man simultaneously. They performed the feat during their 2011 Christmas party.

Fastest Application Of Classical Dance Make-up To 100 Artists

K. Sri Kanth

K. Sri Kanth put classical dance make-up on 100 different artists in 100 minutes.

02:06 United States

Most Dance Illusions In One Minute

dancer valerie

Dancer V. performed 31 dance illusions in one minute.

03:41 United States

Most Triple Time Steps By A Trio In One Minute

Ronnie Gensler

In an impressive showing of speed, dance, and sychronicity, Nicholas Fritzhand, Ronnie Gensler, and Jon Heilman complete 63 triple time steps[] in one minute, a new world record. The performance took place at a World Record Appreciation Society event in New York City on January 7, 2009. It was held at Pianos, a bar on the Lower East Side. Corey Henderson and Rob Birdsong were present to witness and document the feat. [#WRAS02][]

00:41 United States

Most "The Dab" Dance Steps Performed While Riding A Skateboard

Spencer Register

Spencer R. performed The Dab 69 times while riding a skateboard.

00:34 United States

Most Side Battements Performed In 15 Seconds

craig mahoney

Record Setter performed 12 side battements in 15 seconds.

01:59 United States

Highest Altitude To Perform A Traditional Irish Jig Dance

Lauren Richardson

Lauren R. led 21 dancers from Mountain Eire Irish Dance School in performing a traditional Irish jig dance at an altitude of 14,110 feet on the summit of Pikes Peak, Colorado. They set the record to celebrate their school's one year anniversary.

01:38 England

Longest "Identical T-Shirt" Conga Line

Durham Scouts

132 Durham Scouts danced in a conga line while wearing identical shirts.

01:11 England

Most People Dancing To "Captain Pugwash" While Wearing Pirate Costumes

Durham Scouts

32 Durham scouts danced to Captain Pugwash while wearing pirate costumes.

01:16 Poland

Most People Doing "The Robot" At Once

iRobot Poland Team

The iRobot Poland team led 659 people in doing "The Robot" at Ustka Beach in Poland. They set the record as part of their summertime event and to promote awareness of the importance of home robots in everyday life.

06:41 India

Most People Dancing At Once While Holding Sugarcane Stalks

spkschools namakkal

478 students from SPK Schools in Namakkal, India danced at once while holding sugarcane stalks. Dr. S.Prabu Kumar, chairman of the school institution, organized the record.

05:12 United States

Most People With Their Dancing Partners In Wheelchairs Performing A Choreographed Tango Dance

Wheelchair Dancers Organization

Wheelchair Dancers, a nonprofit organization, led 80 participants in wheelchairs and their dance partners in dancing the Tango. They set the record to promote self-esteem and teamwork, fun, and inspiration for physically challenged people. Learn more about the feat here.

01:26 United States

Largest Group Of People Dancing "The Dougie" While Kneeling

Caleb Baker

Caleb B. led 253 people in dancing The Dougie while kneeling.

00:31 United States

Most People Dancing “The Robot” Without Listening To Music

Bay to Breakers

At the Bay to Breakers road race in San Francisco, California, 17 people set a world record for Most People Dancing “The Robot” Without Listening To Music. The record was one of 40 set that day, allowing the race to set an additional record for “Most World Records Set at a Road Race.” See all 40 records at

02:00 South Africa

Largest Group Of Children Dancing The "Nae Nae Dance"

Executive Mayor

City of Champion's Executive Mayor Danny Jordaan led 47 children in dancing the Nae Nae dance.

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