Are you bored with the gym? Sick of spending hour after hour on the treadmill in the hope of achieving your dream body? Caitlin from fitness site poleista.co.uk shares with us the latest dance fitness trends which are a fabulous way of getting into shape without the monotony of your usual workout regime. Check out the class timetables at your local gym. There’s sure to be plenty of options available for dancing your way to fitness!
Who would have thought that you could party yourself into shape? Zumba combines Latin and international music such as salsa, merengue and reggaeton with upbeat choreographed moves. It’s exhilarating, exciting and easy to follow, guaranteed to get your blood pumping and your whole body moving. Millions of people worldwide have taken to Zumba to help them get into shape. Why not join them?
If you’re looking for something a little bit out of the ordinary, Bokwa could be just the ticket. It’s an innovative dance fitness programme that combines an intense cardiovascular workout with South African war dance, Capoeira, kick boxing and steps. As it’s also the only workout that’s taught with American Sign Language, you’ll be stimulating your mind as well as your body! With a soundtrack of African, Latin and house beats, Bokwa is an energising, total body workout that’s sure to have you burning calories without you even realising!
Ballet is not just for kids! Many adults are returning to ballet classes to improve their fitness, and it’s easy to see why. Improved posture, ease and grace of movement and total body conditioning are just a few of the benefits that you can take away from regular ballet classes. And don’t worry… Leotards and tutus are entirely optional!
Forget any ideas you might have about seedy lap dancing clubs. Pole dancing is a great way to burn those calories whilst also letting your hair down and having a really fantastic time! Getting to grips with the pole is great fun and appeals to women of all ages, shapes and sizes. Taking part in regular sessions will provide a brilliant workout for just about every area of your body. If you’re looking for toned thighs, abs and arms, then you’ve found the perfect solution. You might even learn a few things that you can take home and demonstrate to your partner. Get ready to unleash your inner sex goddess!
Have you ever watched Diversity on the television and fancied giving street dance a go yourself? Previously offered only by dance schools, gyms have quickly realised that street dance provides such a good workout that it should be offered on their timetables. This workout is guaranteed to earn you some extra street cred and you’ll be locking and popping in no time! Hip hop fans will also love the soundtrack to the classes. If you’re a bit daunted by the thought of going alone, why not take along a friend? Fitness dance classes make a great night out.