I walk into Zumba class and immediately feel old. The women are my daughter's age, they look revved up and, as they would say, 'super' excited about this 'amazing' class.
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She's so much more coordinated than we are.
Today I took my first Zumba class. A sea of 35 eager participants was getting psyched up when the tiny teacher began the music. Latin groove and dancing beats only want to make you move your feet.
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“Obviously, we can dance when we like the music that comes along with Zumba,” Romero said in Spanish, relaxing on an aerobics
Suddenly the music stops, and I stumble from the dank classroom, shaking and sweating from parts of me that I didn't even know could sweat. Seated on the lounge couch, I marvel that I survived the ordeal. Try again next week, my fellow Zumba classmates urge me. It gets easier with time.
Kajal is the mastermind behind Doonya's Bollywood dance workout curriculum and fitness formula. Kajal is certified by the American Council of Exercise, and has a lifetime's worth of training in South Asian pop and classical dance forms, as well as years of training in hip-hop and jazz.
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