Zumba is a fast-paced, hard-hitting exercise style with a lot of flair. A worldwide phenomenon, Zumba can attract people who are tired of boring, rinse-and-repeat workouts. If you teach Zumba, then you know how intense it can be. You probably also know the challenge of increasing attendance. Getting people to sign up for your classes […]
Zumba routines are fast-paced cardio dynamos that help students forget they’re even working out. In today’s fitness deep dive, we’ll cover everything instructors need to know about creating the perfect routine for eager Zumba students.
Zumba is an aerobic fitness program that’s derived from Latin American dance moves that’s typically set to lively, zesty Latin American music, hip-hop, or the latest pop hits scanning the radio waves.
Even though it might not seem like it, Zumba is kind of a tough exercise to describe. We know what you’re thinking, “isn’t it just, like, a bunch of dancing?” First of all, you’re kind of right, but not exactly. No matter what you think you know about Zumba, we’re here to tell you this—Zumba is so much more than just a bunch of people gathering in a studio to dance their hearts out and get their groove on.
You don’t have to be a total dance-craze-fitness enthusiast to recognize the term Zumba. No matter what comes to mind first—killer playlists, tons of fun dance moves, or a class of people moving in hilarious harmony while burning fat and toning up—it’s hard to deny the appeal of Zumba within the fitness scene.
A Total Zumba Breakdown: Where It Started, Why It’s a Hit, and How You Can Incorporate it Into Your Clients’ Routines
But just because you know Zumba doesn’t mean you really know Zumba, and that’s exactly our point. If you’re a personal trainer who’s looking for new and exciting ways to get their clients’ heart rates pumping and their bodies moving, Zumba could be just the ticket.
You guys, it’s time. It’s time to stop pretending that every Zumba class is created equally. It’s time to stop pretending that Zumba is just about the movements. It’s time to stop pretending that music isn’t the most critical element when it comes to a successful Zumba class. Sure, Zumba is all about the dance. You’ve […]
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