Frequently Asked Questions
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What is Zumba?
A total workout, combining all elements of fitness – cardio, muscle conditioning, balance and flexibility.
What Is Zumba Gold?
A total workout, combining all elements of fitness – cardio, muscle conditioning, balance, range of motion, flexibility, and coordination. This is a lower-intensity version of the typical Zumba class and it is designed to suit expectant moms, newies, seniors, and anyone requiring a modified exercise routine.
What are the best shoes to use for Zumba?
Zumba Fitness recommends that you wear cross-training or aerobic style shoes. They provide the cushion and medial-lateral support needed for side-to-side movements. They also have low traction rubber for easy sliding and turning.
Do I need to bring anything with me to class?
Make sure you have plenty of water before class, during, and afterwards as you are going to sweat, a lot. It is also a good idea to bring a sweat towel, but apart from that just yourself and a smile.
I haven't exercised in a long time can I still attend?
Yes, of course, you have to start somewhere. People of all fitness levels attend Zumba classes. You can keep all the moves low and still have a great time.
Do I have to be able to dance to do this?
Previous dance experience is definitely not required. Just be prepared to sweat and have a blast.
I am pregnant. Can I do Zumba?
As long as you get the ok from your midwife/doctor, it's fine for you to take part in a Zumba class, as you can go at your own pace. Obviously, there will be some exercises that will not be suitable, but a quick word with your instructor will put your mind at ease.
When is the best time to start doing Zumba while pregnant?
You can start during your first trimester but please, check with your doctor or midwife first. In addition to talking to your midwife/doctor, it is important to keep an eye on your body signals.
Can I bring my baby to class?
Yes of course, You can dance with him or her by your side or using your own carrier. The best moment to enjoy the class is when the baby is not yet crawling so don't forget to bring your own ergonomic, 2-shoulder carrier. The three commonly used carriers in our classes are Stretchy Wrap, Soft Structured Carrier, and Meh Dai.
When is the best moment to start doing Zumba after having my baby?
You can start a minimum after 6 weeks of giving birth. However, our best advice is to wait after your postpartum check-up with your midwife and keep an eye on your body signals.