Comfortable and lightweight athletic clothing such as yoga pants with a tee or tank and
a good sports bra. You'll also want to wear shoes that support aerobic activity, while providing flexibility for lateral movement.
There are also dance sneakers on the market, but a cross-trainer or court shoe will also work fine.
Running and walking shoes
can often have thick rubber tread and provide very little support for lateral movement.
Find out your specific need and wear
the proper shoe for you, this will provide a better workout and decrease your chances of injury. .
What should I bring to class?
Bring bottled water and a towel if needed, burning 300-1000 calories can be pretty
Is it important that I know how to dance?
No, Zumba® is designed for everyone, no dance or fitness experience
necessary. People of many different ages, body types, backgrounds, dance and fitness levels all come together to have
fun and get into fabulous shape with Zumba®. The movements in our classes are simple, repetitive and easy enough for beginners
to follow, yet challenging enough for advanced participants. If you get stuck on a step, remember to simply keep moving and
as long as you are moving you're doing well! You'll notice remarkable improvement with dance skills, rhythm, coordination and
endurance even after a few classes. Repetition is key to success, so attending class regularly will help you in mastering the steps
and achieving long lasting results! I have issues with my knees, can I still participate?
issues are very common, but Zumba® is a low-impact, high-cardio workout, allowing even those with knee issues to safely participate.
Safety during any physical activity, is very important, so make sure your doctor supports your participation. Once given the
OK, you must inform our instructors of your specific physical limitations. Whenever possible you'll be shown modifications,
but you should know your body. Most importantly, remember to set and maintain your own pace and if something doesn't feel right,
simply don't do it!