DANCE FITNESS & ZUMBA® Classes – Dance yourself fit
Dancing – as you already know – is now proven to be one of the best ways to get fitter. We offer fun Dance Fitness and Zumba classes for all adults, regardless of age or how fit your are! Our classes are for all shapes, sizes and ages and are suitable for beginners – you just have to come along and move to the music. DANCE FITNESS is a fun and easy way to tone up, get fitter and have fun – all at the same time. Just let out your inner Dance Goddess!
ALL CLASSES ARE FREE TO TRY! Why not bring a friend?
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Monday 8 – 9pm
HARRIS ACADEMY (was Eltham Green School) Middle Park Avenue, ELTHAM, London SE9 5EQ
Classes held in the DANCE STUDIO (air-conditioned). Free car park. Use the main entrance gate. Map and directions.
Tuesday 8 – 9pm
ST STEPHEN’S CHURCH HALL, Maidstone Road, CHATHAM, Kent ME4 6JE
Classes held in the CHURCH HALL. Map and directions.
Wednesday 8 – 9pm
THE CENTRE, NEW ELTHAM METHODIST CHURCH, Footscray Road, NEW ELTHAM, London SE9 3UL
Class held in the main SPORTS HALL. Small car park & free road parking available. Map and directions.
Thursday 8 – 9pm
BARNEHURST GOLF CLUB, Mayplace Road East, BEXLEYHEATH/BARNEHURST, Kent DA7 6JU
Classes held in the FUNCTION HALL. Large free car park & licensed bar (should you need a drink!). Map and directions.
Dance fitness is easy to do and it really works!
We use a mix of music in our classes covering lots of different rhythms. So the classes are NEVER boring! We play lots of Latin – Merengue, Cumbia, Salsa, Cha Cha, Reggaeton and Quebradita. There’s often a bit of Banghra and Bollywood too and always some current Pop, Old Skool and even some 70’s Disco!. Around 60% of the music we play is Latin based, with the rest being other fun music. We always start with an easy ‘warm-up’ and finish with a stretch ‘cool-down’.
We use a cardio fitness style called Interval Training – combining slower dances with faster upbeat tracks that have dedicated toning movements (for arms, abs, legs etc)…so that along with improving your cardio-vascular fitness, you are also working your core muscle groups. Interval Traning has been proven to work faster at helping you get fit than traditional aerobic type workouts.
Your instructor usually dances in front of the class, while students follow along. Each song normally repeats the same steps and movements, so that it’s easy to pick up. But it’s not about getting the steps right. Classes are about having fun and letting out your inner dance Goddess! It is most definitely the most fun way to tone up, lose weight and get fit!
Come & try out a class! All classes are £6 PAY-AS-YOU-GO.
There is no need to book. Please wear loose comfortable ‘work-out’ style clothing, and bring a drink (water is best!) Be prepared to shimmy, smile & sweat 🙂 All our Instructors are fully qualified & experienced IDTA dance teachers and ZIN Members We are fully insured and hold current DBS checks and First Aid Certificates.
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Dance Fitness & the Zumba programme as a weight-loss and fitness regime really does WORK – but you have to get off the sofa and down to a class! You won’t get fitter and slimmer sitting on the sofa eating chocolate and drinking wine…. (sad though that may be!) If you put in the effort at classes – then you WILL see rewards. Twice a week works at least FOUR times as fast!
For more information on Zumba see: www.zumba.com