Tips for Zumba class beginners: 7 basic DOs and DON’Ts before joining Zumba class
Zumba, which is a Latin dance-inspired fitness program, is one of the most famous forms of workout routine founded by Colombia-based fitness instructor Alberto “Beto” Perez. He combined Latin and aerobic moves to come up with such an interesting and exhilarating fitness training. You move, dance and workout all at the same time to keep up your heart rate and burn fat. It is also one of the best ways to lose weight and stay healthy and fit. So, if you are planning to join a Zumba class, here are some basic DOs and DON’Ts for the Zumba class beginners. (ALSO
1. Wear comfortable attire
It is important to wear something that is easy to move in and is comfortable. Your clothes should be lightweight and should handle sweat. Do not forget to carry a towel and a water bottle when you attend your Zumba class.
2. Wear shoes with low tread
You will need shoes with low tread, as they will help you to move easily and will support the moves. You can wear dance sneakers or cross trainers.
3. Start out with two or three classes per week
Your body needs to build stamina and endurance for Zumba, so two or three classes per week are advisable if you are just starting. You can increase the number of classes you attend in a week as your body starts getting used to it.
4. Eat something light before your class
You need to eat something light like nuts or fruits before you attend your Zumba class as you need to charge up your body for the workout. You can eat a meal 2 hours prior to your Zumba class.
5. Drink water 20 minutes before the class
It is essential to hydrate yourself but avoid drinking water just before you start your class. Drinking water 20 minutes before the class is recommended.
6. Consult your doctor before joining Zumba if you have a medical condition
It is advisable to ask your doctor before you join Zumba class if you have any medical condition. If you have asthma, do not forget to carry your medicine.
7. It is ok if you do the move wrong
You will not become an expert in Zumba with just one or two classes. So, do not judge yourself. Just keep practicing. Initially, you will do it incorrectly but soon you will be able to complete the entire routine without any mistakes.
If you want to stay fit and healthy, Zumba is an excellent option. There is no age restriction and anybody can do Zumba whether you are a child, a teenager, or a senior citizen. You also do not require any pre-skills. So, put your dancing shoes on and groove to the Latin music.