Thursday, May 17, 2012

Last night I stepped out of my comfort zone and went to my first Zumba class. This was a huge step for me, not only because I can't dance but because I went by myself. I got there early just to get a feel for the place since I had never taken a class there. There was a kickboxing class going on when I got there, so I just looked around and checked out the May schedule.

Our instructor was Dani. He was so much fun. I was relatively lost the whole time, but the class was so low-key that it was no problem. I kept thinking that I looked like Sandra Bullock's character in "Miss Congeniality" when she was trying to learn the dance routine, lol. I cannot dance, but I think my experience with Turbo Fire helped me a bit because I was less inhibited moving my hips and pumping my chest. But seriously, most of the women looked like they were born in a Latin dance club, lol.

I'll definitely go back, especially now that I know what to expect, particularly with this instructor. I would like to go several times a week, to both the zumba and kickboxing classes. I even entered a weightloss contest they are holding. I don't think I'll win because it's based on percentage of weightloss but it's just fun to be a part of something.

Tonight they are having zumba and kickboxing classes. I'd like to go to one of them but I can barely move right now, lol. I'm hoping I'll loosen up throughout the day. If not, I'll do Walk Away the Pounds or a short Turbo Jam video tonight.

I need to remind myself to take before and after pics. I'm looking forward to the comparison.
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  • no profile photo CD12457884
    Great for getting out of your comfort zone. I still have a hard time with that. And going to a Zumba class, awesome! I've been wanting to get Zumba for either my Xbox or Wii.
    3276 days ago
  • LYNLE0423
    I use to do the Zumba class on Thursday nights at CBC and enjoyed it. And I will be honest - I can dance and had a hard time a first keeping up and learning the different routines. I had to stop going though because the girls now have Cheer Practice that same night and with traffic, we would be late.

    Enjoy the class!
    3283 days ago
    Thanks, Carol! I go to a studio in New Braunfels.
    3284 days ago
  • CAROL5250
    I am not a dancer and am not very limber, and so I was surprised that I enjoyed my first class so much. I started last year, and now it is my very favorite workout. Where are you going for classes? I am always looking for a buddy.. Also, congratulations on your new degree and welcome back to the team. I missed you. Have a great day.

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    3284 days ago
  • no profile photo CD12010506
    Good for you! I am trying to step out of my comfort zone more often, it really is a way of freeing yourself from your limitations hey. emoticon
    3284 days ago
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