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Lena Dunham Takes On Dance Cardio in New 'Girls' Trailer

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Dance cardio, as we've learned the hard way, is a method of exercise often fraught with pitfalls. For example, you can catch horrific glimpses of your face in the mirror while attempting to complete a body roll. Plus, you'll likely be doing it all in the presence of fitness models, backup dancers, and other professionally attractive people who have never had an ungraceful moment in their entire lives. But Lena Dunham — never one to shy away from the workout selfie — breaths new life into dance cardio, reminding viewers that it can be as fun as it is terrifying.

In the new teaser trailer for Girls Season 5, Hannah Horvath pops, locks, and does that thing where you pretend your sweatshirt is a horse. Best of all, her mom is there too, proving that Hannah's love of dance totally runs in the family. Watch all 25 seconds of the new season here: