Dancing has become such a popular way to be active and keep fit. Most fitness clubs now offer dance classes in their group exercise programs. Health experts and fitness specialists also approve of dance-based exercise routines and unanimously agree that dance has evolved into a form of exercise for weight loss and physical fitness.
Indeed dance been always a part of human culture, rituals, and celebrations. It has greatly evolved but is still a fun way to stay fit for people of all ages, shapes, and sizes. Aside from improving the condition of the heart and lungs, it can also improve mental functioning. Use dance to improve your muscle tone, strength, coordination, agility, flexibility, and aerobic fitness.
My years of experiences as a dance choreographer and a fitness instructor have enabled me to create AFROBICS. It is a unique and authentic aerobics form of dance exercise choreographed to live African movement, beats, and tunes. It is fun, simple to learn, and carries with it all the components of a group fitness class. Come experience it with me at Feel Fitness Center along Muthaiga North Drive in Garden Estate every Friday from 6:00-7:00 am/pm. Call us at +254780297429. We offer online classes too.
Dance can be done competitively and socially, you can dance in a group, with a partner, or on your own. It is all about creativity, you can just swing your head and arms like a mad person, who cares. Just dance away the calories any time, any place.
Plan a dance routine, pick your moves.
You will enjoy your dance workout more if you have a plan. Mix up energetic and easy drills, slow and fast movements and pick the right beat and speed.
Select music you love that makes you feel happy.
With your favourite dance outfit on, the perfect sneakers and the right music, you won’t even notice the time. An hour could be so short.
Warm-up and Cool Down
5 minutes of a warm up, 20 minutes of dance and 5 minutes of cool-down.
Make it fun.
Add leg lifts, jumps and arm movements that go at least up to the shoulder and your heart rate will start pumping.