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9/2/10 9:47 P

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absolutely LoVe emoticon my new nike musique IV sneakers, they are awesome. what an amazing difference between my asics/brooks running shoes I had been alternating with. it makes a huge difference getting the right sneakers for the sport at hand! ~ Mary S.

www.1asiamedia.com/top-10-shoes-for-
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8/29/10 8:04 A

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I just ordered a pair of Nike Musique's from JCPenney's but I didn't get the color scheme I wanted. It seems they are hard to find in the larger shoe sizes. I tried a pair on in the mall I am a true 9 1/2 shoe but I have wide feet. The musique 9 1/2 fit perfectly.

I will warn you girls, though! I have been seeing pictures from the Zumba convention, and they are going to be offering a lot more styles & color schemes to their Zumba shoes. There is a pair of black, hot pink, & hot yellow that have my name on them for sure.

If anyone knows how the Zumba shoes fit, I would appreciate it because I believe they only come in whole sizes.

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8/28/10 9:37 P

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Hey Jennknut, thanks for the review. I took your adice and went to Zappo's as well.

Here is a great top 10 article of zumba shoes:


thanks again, Mary S. www.1asiamedia.com/top-10-shoes-for-
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8/25/10 10:19 A

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OK, I was using my running asics in Zumba (and that did not work well) so after some input from everyone, I got the Nike Musique (from Zappos - really incredible service) and I like them for the class, but it is going to take me a while to get used to the "flatness" of the shoe... I would say if you have a high arch, you could get these but you would need to put in inserts... I have a narrow foot and these fit good, so keep that in mind also. Overall, I like them and they look great!

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8/24/10 12:41 P

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Yes shoes make a HUGE difference

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8/22/10 9:24 A

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I wore my walking sneakers at first because that was all I had. When I got my dance sneakers - Ryka Studio D - I noticed a BIG difference, especially in my knees.

I ordered them from Zappos.com and had them in a day.


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8/21/10 3:31 P

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Zumba Fitness makes a shoe called the Z1 that I really like! It's very lightweight and perfect for dancing... It seems similar to the Nike Musique.
I bought my Zumba Z1 Dance shoes at McCarley Fitness - (http://mccarleyfitness.com)



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8/18/10 9:59 P

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They impress me too with their speed.

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8/18/10 1:00 P

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I will do that, get this, ordered my shoes from Zappos last night, and they will be here TODAY! They sent them from Kentucky to North Dakota in less than 24 hours... that is crazy!

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Let us know how those are, will you, Jenn?

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WW gave me the tools and Zumba gave me the motivation and confidence to keep going. I'm happy with who I am now.






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8/17/10 8:56 P

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Really noticed tonight my wonderful asics were holding me back in Zumba class, so thanks for the advice as I ordered a pair of Nike Musique from Zappo's, as the reviews were pretty positive and I don't think I will be teaching the class, just taking it, so as a participant, these should do the trick! Thanks again

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8/17/10 11:35 A

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All I know is that it's not wise to do zumba in running shoes; they make you stop on a dime, and after awhile, your knees will start feeling funny/bad. That all went away once I bought some dance shoes with the pivot soles...and now it's great!

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i've heard of it, but yeah....not sure on how to learn it. on zumba.com, it says what instructors hold classes for aqua zumba, and there's not many around me either. i'm moving into a place with a pool, so it would be cool to know some moves!

"Ginger Rogers did everything Fred Astaire did, but backwards and in high heels!"
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6/16/10 1:52 P

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I haven't heard of aqua Zumba. Have you experience it?

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6/15/10 10:38 P

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I really would like to join an Aqua Zumba class. However, there's none that's close in my area. Does Zumba have an AQUA DVD that shows the exercises?

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I really would like to join an Aqua Zumba class. However, there's none that's close in my area. Does Zumba have an AQUA DVD that shows the exercises?

May the sweet smell of "Scentsy" be with you always!
https://remonia.scentsy.us


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6/14/10 9:26 A

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i use my jazz dance sneakers for zumba, and they seem to work well. (i already had them for other dance classes). i believe i got them at discountdance.com (look under shoes, then dance sneakers)

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6/7/10 3:42 P

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I like the Block trinity. I do Zumba 4-5 times a week and I am also an instructor.

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The shoes can make or break your Zumba funfest. I always choose a dance sneaker with good cushioning...my favorite is Bloch dansneaker, (boost). Many swear by the nikes, I have Nike Musique but only use them for a street shoe, they don't compare to my beloved bloch. Check out the sole, you want to see the circle under the ball of the foot (dance pivot).
AllaboutDance.com has some some great dance shoes for a good price, if you don't live near a specialty shop.

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5/17/10 1:52 P

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Websam- I wear regular shoes right now but they don't slide well. I was looking into getting dance sneakers in the hopes that I will be able to move my feet better. I just want to know that they actually work with Zumba before purchasing them.

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I really like my Nikes with the pivot.

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I'm assuming first of all you DO mean sneakers of some kind. I would say always wear sneakers.

I wear sneakers with a dance-sneaker pivot on the bottom - totally worth it!

Sandy

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5/17/10 8:03 A

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Anyone wear dance shoes for doing Zumba? Are they worth the purchase compared to using regular shoes?

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