10 Songs That Can Get You MOVING! (works for me! :)

Yeah, I like to dance.

 

In fact, I have a playlist on my iPod called Dance Party Mix—though I think it’d be great to bust this out at a party, it’s more for me: songs that I know get me moving and make me feel GOOD.

This list is particularly helpful when I’m feeling funky or off.

I still get pulled down into “Funkytown” (not the fun one) far more than I’d like, and I can use the reminder that DANCING is something that really grounds me—it gets me out of my head, relaxes me, releases endorphins and seratonin, and maybe—just maybe—gives me a nice workout.

 

Often, I’ll put this playlist on in the morning, to start my day with some kick-ass songs and awesome energy.

With the ones below, some are old, some are new. ALL are fun, have a great beat—and for the life of me, when they come on, I can’t not get up and MOVE!

 

Wherever I go, I always have these songs pretty close, and they are just another one of the things that keep me sane as I travel. Yup, good music is right up there with nutrition, exercise, and rest!

I love LOTS of songs out there, so this is only a small selection, but enough to get you onto your feet—yeah, that’s right: have a dance party wherever you are: cubicle, coffee shop, bedroom, school—GO FOR IT!! :)

 

Here are my Top 10…

 

Ben Folds: The Ascent of Stan

 

Coldplay: Viva La Vida

 

Ellie Goulding: Lights

 

FloRida: Good Feeling

http://youtu.be/X9XDDVdVJlk

 

Guster: Satellite

 

Huey Lewis & the News: Hip to Be Square

 

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis: Can’t Hold Us (feat. Ray Dalton)

 

Maroon 5: Moves Like Jagger (feat. Christina Aguilera)

 

Stevie Wonder: Superstition

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rhw_zbvxvb4

 

The Temper Trap: Sweet Disposition

 

 

What are YOUR favorite songs to get you moving?

Let me know below (I’m always on the lookout for more good tunes)! :)

 

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From the road…

Nathan

 

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Former life: actor/office worker/virtual assistant; lived in Los Angeles for 11 years. Since then: sold nearly everything, took a $5 flight to Hawaii, lived there for 3 months, wrote an eGuide about all of it, and still traveling. Currently: digital nomad - looking to improve myself, have fun and serve others.

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