First time, first impression (this is what was in my head after the first class): So much fun! How did I move the whole hour (and sweat this much without even noticing?) Wow, I have had a smile on my face the entire class. Most fun workout EVER!
There is a Zumba Spark Team for Zumba lovers.
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Fitness Minutes: (11,501)
316 7/28/11 3:36 P
The nice thing with my first Zumba class was that it was the first time it was offered by my local "Y" so everyone was kind of new. There were several people who were experienced, including other instructors but enough of us were new that more than one person looked totally lost! It was SUCH a good time! It is one of the few reasons I miss giving up my "Y" membership!
Fitness Minutes: (1,745)
33 7/28/11 10:45 A
I'm completely addicted to Zumba! I take it 6 days a week at the gym, and I'm actually about to become an instructor.
My first class was actually pretty easy to follow (even though I was 35 weeks pregnant!), but I'd taken dance and gymnastics for years and was always an extremely fast learner.
Don't worry about not getting it right away. Everyone was a beginner at some point. :) My instructor always tells people to just get the feet down first, then worry about the rest.
We have zumba at my gym and the instructor always starts class by saying don't worry about the steps...just keep moving, the steps will come. Just remember even if you make a mistake everyone in that class has been in your shoes and will understand. I have found that people who take zumba are a very supportive group of people.
What type of dance is zumba? There's a studio 5min from me but I've never checked it out.
Fitness Minutes: (1,681)
87 7/27/11 5:14 P
I LOVE my zumba class! It's really so much fun! I have never smiled so much while working out! HAHA. Honestly, I was not as lost as i thought i would be my first class. I had been warned to take 3-4 classes before you say "i'm never taking this again" b/c it takes a few classes to feel confident in the moves. I agree with that, but i still wasn't as lost as i thought i would be! I am not the most coordinated person. And by my 3rd class i was doing WAY better than the first. By my 6th class, i felt like a pro...haha! (I'm not of course - but at least i don't miss a step!).
It's really so much fun. I'm sure it depends on the teacher & all that, but i love it! :)
ENJOY! You might get addicted! :)
Fitness Minutes: (2,161)
1,174 7/27/11 4:59 P
I don't have much rhythm or coordination, so it was hard for me to keep up in that sense. I just made the rule that if the instructor is moving, I am moving. Anything can be modified!
Fitness Minutes: (150)
18 7/27/11 3:56 P
I will be taking my first Zumba class tonight! I'm really nervous! Will I make it through the entire workout??? Only time will tell but, I'm just curious as to what type of experience other people had their first time.
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