- Exercise & Fitness
Why You Should Try Zumba®
What is Zumba?
"Zumba classes feature exotic rhythms set to high-energy Latin and international beats. Before participants know it, they’re getting fit and their energy levels are soaring!" - zumba.com
It's also a lot of fun!
I'm fortunate that my employer offers a full gym membership with free fitness classes including Zumba, yoga, pilates, and spinning. So, this semester I decided to give Zumba a try. It has been three weeks and I am totally hooked. It's an incredible workout for cardio, arms, legs, and core. Best of all, it's good for the soul!
My First Zumba Class
The first time I took a Zumba fitness class, I thought, 'Why are the lights on and why don't I have a drink in my hand?'. I've been a mom for almost ten years, so it's been a long time since I've been to a dance club.
Zumba Class Number 2
I was slightly nervous to attend my second class. The choreographic dance moves were difficult sometimes the first time around and I didn't want to look silly in front of my colleagues.
No Worries, No Judgement
There is no room for judgement in a Zumba fitness class, it moves way to fast and everyone's focus is truly on themselves to get the moves right, which by...
My Third Zumba Class
I actually started to remember the choreographed dance sequences. This is when it started to get addicting. After my third class, I couldn't stop smiling. It's happily infectious and you work up a great sweat while doing it.
Just Try It
And please let me know what you think!
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