Monday, August 22, 2011

ZUMBA 101

You've all heard about the famous ZUMBA craze and how it's swept the world by storm.  But what is ZUMBA exactly? It is a mix of Latin style dance steps and high energy cardio to create an amazing fitness environment.  ZUMBA is not like your traditional aerobics classes, it is dancing to the max!

FAQ's:
What should I expect from a ZUMBA class?
-high energy, a good time and great music

What do I need for a ZUMBA class?
-a water bottle, shoes that allow you to glide on the floor (running sneakers are not recommended), lose fitting clothes

What time should I arrive for a class?
-10 minutes in advance

What should I do while waiting for a class to start?
-STRETCH!

Is ZUMBA for everyone?
-it certainly is. Instructors are trained to have modified, intermediate and advanced moves for most classes.  ZUMBA Gold is recommended for older adults or for people who take a little longer to learn choreography.

What happens if I can't keep up?
-keep moving! if you don't know the steps or lost your place, keep those arms and feet moving at all times until you find your footing. DO NOT stop moving.

How long are ZUMBA classes?
-one hour in length



Some helpful tips and hints for my class:
-class starts ON TIME, please come 10 minutes early for the best spot on the dance floor
-stretch on your own before and after class
-come prepared to sweat
-it is an intermediate class but with easy to follow steps
-it is NOT an aerobics class
-grab your dancing shoes, we will be dancing the entire time
-2 English songs and the rest are ZUMBA accepted songs
-traditional ZUMBA class

last of all...
HAVE FUN, SMILE and DANCE


Class schedule:
TEEN ZUMBA:
Tuesdays 4:45-5:45 pm


ADULT ZUMBA:
Mondays 10:15-11:15 am
Mondays 7-8 pm
Thursdays  7-8 pm 


Contact me directly for more information: www.carlabissifitness.com