You can’t have failed to hear about the Zumba dance and fitness craze that has been sweeping the world in recent years. There is always some form of dance craze or activity that people love but it is easy to see why Zumba has become so popular. It is a very fun and lively activity but just as importantly, it provides you with a great workout that will help you to keep in great shape. As Zumba is a fun activity, it doesn’t feel as though you are working out, certainly not compared to slogging it out on an exercise bike or treadmill, so many people feel as though this style of workout is much more enjoyable.
Zumba was started in the 1990s by a Colombian dancer but it has quickly spread around the world. The activity combines aerobic and dancing elements, alongside squats, lunges, hip-hop moves, martial arts and many different musical styles. It is reported that more than 14 million people around the world take part in Zumba classes, making it a hugely popular activity. With Zumba classes being held in more than 150 countries, there is no mistaking the fact that the world has caught Zumba fever.
One of the great things about Zumba is that there is no need to buy a lot of special equipment or spend money to sign up for it. You will find that there are Zumba classes on everywhere and you should check online or at your local community centre to see if there are classes. The fact that anyone can join in the fun makes the Zumba party a great one!
Zumba is for everyone
It is also good to know that there are different levels of Zumba classes to enjoy. If you are new to Zumba or you are not confident about your own fitness levels, you will be delighted to know that there are beginner classes. These are the ideal classes to build up your confidence and to start developing your Zumba skills. As you become more confident, you can progress up the dance classes as there are medium and advanced classes too. No matter what level of fitness you are at or how confident you feel, there will be a Zumba class that is aimed at you, which is another reason why so many people are joining the Zumba party.
There are not many things more important today than your fitness and being able to socially interact with people. Spending time with others is recognised as being a factor in people feeling confident and having good mental health. This is why people should be looking to find an activity that they enjoy and can help them to stay healthy. Zumba fits the bill perfectly on both of these levels. Even if it has been a while since you danced in public, you will find that these Zumba routines are easy to learn but will give you a thorough workout.