Zumba

8 Mar

Last night I tried a Zumba class for the first time, AND I loved it! I’m not a huge fan of exercise although I have come to realize it truly does give me more energy and makes me feel better in general. I actually don’t mind doing it once I’ve started, and I love the idea and concept. It’s the taking the time for it away from all the other stuff, and actually getting myself there that I object to.

Zumba seems like a really modern term for aerobics. Some of the music had a latin influence, and some of the moves were… well, a bit too fluid for this klutz. But it was super fun, and I’m sure I’ll catch on. I worked up a good sweat and went home feeling energized. The instructor is a friend of mine, Michelle Burke. She has a facebook page called Zumba with Michelle if you’re interested. It is every Monday and Thursday from 7-8 PM at Crosspoint Church in Marysville.

I think I liked the social nature of the class, because most of the other forms of exercise involve me and a machine and my iPod or Kindle. It’s quite solitary. It was fun to get together with other women and dance and laugh and have a good time. I need to branch out and try some other new ways to be active.

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2 Responses to “Zumba”

  1. Kelly Lacey March 9, 2011 at 10:26 PM #

    That is great Debbie. Morgan and I are attending our first Zumba class at the gym tomorrow. I am really look forward to it. :o)

  2. Heidi Hoyt March 18, 2011 at 11:55 AM #

    I really don’t think I am coordinated enough! 😦 I might try it after puppy class is done! Sounds fun!

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