Zumba incorporates the sassy beats of salsa, flamenco, and merengue music making your workout feel more like a party, and who doesn’t like to party! This Latin-inspired dance workout is one of the most popular group exercise classes in the world. We offer Zumba Classes in Bristol in our incredible facilities, where many of our members make friends for life.
Don’t be fooled though Zumba is a high-energy class using the combination of upbeat music and choreographed dance combinations to work out the full body whilst having fun. Don’t be put off if you’re not the best dancer in the world the tag line, “Ditch the Workout, Join the Party,” is the Zumba way, all are welcome and the focus is having a good time whilst working out.Zumba is a 60-minute class which burns an average of 369 calories. Zumba is a fantastic way to smash your cardio workout burning calories, improving core strength and improving flexibility.
What areas will Zumba work on?
Arms: – Zumba doesn’t usually target arms however some Zumba classes will incorporate weights to add arms into the mix.
Core: Yes!!! Very much so, A number of the dance steps used in the routines really work the hips and midsection to help strengthen the core.
Legs: Yes. The quads and hamstrings will be tested with the lunges and jumps during the workout.
Glutes: Yes. The glutes will be pushed during the class making this a fabulous glute workout.
Back: No, the movements used in Zumba don’t focus on back strengthening.
The main focus with Zumba is to have fun and it encourages everyone to get involved young old, man, women. Classes are adaptable to just about any fitness level and if you don’t get any of the moves just try and join in when you can nobody minds and nobody judges its all about having fun whilst increasing fitness. Zumba does involve high-impact moves like bouncing and jumping but its always adaptable to suit the individual.
As well as aiding weight loss Zumba can help lower your risk of high blood pressure, heart disease and bad cholesterol.
In summery the benefits of Zumba include:
Zumba encourages participants to let go of all their inhibitions, move to the music and get lost in the Zumba way for 60 fun filled minutes. Moving in this way releases endorphins improving mood and good vibes.
Aids weight loss:
Burning body fat and shedding calories Zumba is an awesome, fun way to lose weight. The number of calories burnt obviously depends on the effort you out in but an average 369 calories can be burnt during a 60-minute class.
Interval Training benefits:
Zumba uses interval-based training during the workout using slow and fast sequences which vary the workout and push the benefits of interval training. Interval training is proven to be one of the most effective ways to burn calories.
Zumba really gives your core a good workout so it’s a fabulous class for anyone wanting to tone up those stomach muscles.
Zumba is guaranteed to get you sweating if you get involved so this in turn helps the body release toxins from the body.
After just a few classes participants have been known to have increased endurance given the fast pace of Zumba. The class is proven in some participants to show a decreased heart rate and systolic blood pressure after just 12 weeks.
Zumba is a group class and so much fun, many of our participants really hit it off as it’s so much fun in the class. This is great especially for people who may not socialise much or live on their own.
Our Zumba Classes in Bristol are filling up fast, if you want to take part – book onto a class
with us today to get fit and have some fun.