Apple launches the International Dance Day Challenge for Apple Watch

International Dance Day
International Dance Day (Image credit: Apple)

What you need to know

  • Apple has launched its second Apple Watch Challenge for the month of April.
  • Earn the International Dance Day Challenge award by doing a dance workout for 20 minutes.

You can earn a new award for Apple Watch by dancing around your house.

To celebrate International Dance Day, Apple has launched the International Dance Day Challenge for Apple Watch users. The challenge, which occurs on Thursday, April 29, asks Apple Watch users to complete a dance workout of at least 20 minutes with the Workout app on the Apple Watch.

April 29, 2021: International Dance Day Challenge: Let's groove! April 29 is International Dance Day. Earn this award by doing a Dance workout of 20 minutes or more. Record your time with the Workout app.

International Dance Day Award

International Dance Day Award (Image credit: Apple)

Completing the challenge will win you a virtual trophy as well as unlock exclusive stickers you can use in the Messages and FaceTime app.

For those wondering how to get a dance workout done, Apple will happily help you get one done with Apple Fitness+, the company's new workout subscription service. The service has an entire workout category dedicated to dance that is updated with new workouts weekly.

The company has launched a range of new dances in celebration of International Dance Day and the new Apple Watch challenge.

This week, we're celebrating the power of dance with special workouts from our dance trainers. Let yourself be free with LaShawn's new workout, rock through the decades with Ben, and enjoy rhythms from around the world with Jhon. Complete any Dance workout of 20 minutes or longer to earn the International Dance Day Award on your Apple Watch.

If you're wondering what Apple Watch to use to take on all of the Apple Watch challenges, check out our list of the Best Apple Watch of 2021.

Joe Wituschek

Joe Wituschek is a Contributor at iMore. With over ten years in the technology industry, one of them being at Apple, Joe now covers the company for the website. In addition to covering breaking news, Joe also writes editorials and reviews for a range of products. He fell in love with Apple products when he got an iPod nano for Christmas almost twenty years ago. Despite being considered a "heavy" user, he has always preferred the consumer-focused products like the MacBook Air, iPad mini, and iPhone 13 mini. He will fight to the death to keep a mini iPhone in the lineup. In his free time, Joe enjoys video games, movies, photography, running, and basically everything outdoors.