Health & Well Being, Personal Stories

Anyone CAN Do It!

Recently I was in a conversation with someone who shared with me that they could not dance.  This statement always makes me wonder at what point in their life did they “make up” that they couldn’t?

Did someone tell them they couldn’t?

Did they try and felt foolish?

Do people ACTUALLY have 2 left feet? I have never seen that but for sure would love to sometime!

I often think that the judgements of not being able to do something is just simply put, a thought we have that we give power to.

I believe this when it comes to many things.

For me, dance is just a natural state. I often do not even realize when I walk across the floor that I will begin to “glide” (as my husband says)..I cannot help but move in a fluid motion, it has become natural.

I have recently taken on learning about finance and real estate. Why I bring this up is because when I started to learn, I had the thought “I cannot do this…this is hard”…and then I brought myself back to when someone tells me they cannot dance and my belief that everyone can…(even if it is to their own drum..they are STILL dancing).

Taking on that anyone CAN learn and do new things has opened me up to see that I am actually very capable of learning in the world of finance and real estate!

I do prefer to dance. I am more comfortable dancing, however, I am learning to not be limited!

Dancing teaching us flow. Flow through life, problems, happiness, sadness, breakthroughs and breakdowns.

Whether you dance to your own beat or in a class, I promise you…LIFE is just better when you DANCE! 🙂 11709645_10153211210138551_7110724180411041881_n

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Do You Sing In Your Car?

Are you someone who cranks your music in the car and sings at the top of your lungs?

I commend you!

As long as you are not causing any car accidents while belting out your version of Shake it Off, it is perfectly healthy to let go at the end of the day(or to start it!) with some good old fashion car karaoke!

This starts the healthy endorphins flowing AND to REALLY take your natural healthy release to a whole new level…pack that car with your workout clothes and sing your way right over to Zumba Class!

Once you arrive and get changed, the music in the studio will begin pumping and (at least in my classes) you can sing away while you dance to some of your favorite songs! (whether you know the words or language, just sing it baby!)

See, singing in your car just gets all the juices flowing then when you take it to the next level and on to the dance floor….LOOK OUT!!! HOT MOMMA COMING THROUGH! 🙂

Just saying…may as well complete your day by shakin’ what your momma gave you to a merengue or a reggaetone or some soca! Woot Woot!

Come try a class on me!

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Zumba Class Prep For Holiday Parties!

Holiday parties are being booked by you as I write this….you can almost taste the delicious foods and drinks as you say YES to another party!

Now it’s time to plan your fitness for the season!

No, it doesn’t have to be an “in order to” experience, like “in order to eat all those holiday treats, I need to work out X number of times a week…”  Why not have your workout routine be FUN and teach you some NEW moves to take you out on the dance floor at all the upcoming parties you will be attending?

Yes! Did you know?  You really CAN have a great time working out and picking up some new steps along the way that will impress your friends! In my Zumba classes I will teach you moves from around the world so you can heat up a holiday party in minutes!  You will learn anything from salsa, cumbia, Bollywood, hip hop….oh ya and you can merengue across the room like no one’s business and MORE….your friends and colleagues will be cheering you on, letting you know you look amazing and your moves are off the charts!

Take on your practice during the week with me in Zumba class and then take on shaking it on the weekends with your family and friends this season!  Your body will stay in amazing shape and you will be a step ahead of your New Year’s Resolution!

It really IS a win win!

Come join my classes and you will not be disappointed! First class is FREE….you have nothing to lose…except a grinchy mood (if you have one! 🙂 )

For more information, please contact me here: 

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Fitness Fun Made Simple!

The benefit of a Zumba class can be really amazing for your body.  Have you ever noticed how fit dancers are?  The dance world is a fitness in itself and millions of people worldwide take advantage of the benefits of dance each week.

In a Zumba class (and I am speaking from how I teach) the music will vary from class to class.  Potentially on a Tuesday you will be doing salsa, Bollywood, swing and then on Wednesday you are in full reggaetone, cumbia, calypso to a Thursday doing toning with bachata, samba, electro-dance….. who knows what the mix could be AND it is all fun!

Often times we reach the end of the class and everyone looks at each other like “did an hour seriously just pass by??” …as sweat is pouring off us and everyone is smiling from ear to ear!

Music always allows all the billions of thoughts that pass through our brains to slow down and listen to something different, even if for an hour.  With the music taking care of all your thoughts….your body is free to move to the beat.  Often, we have jobs where we sit for long periods of time or jobs that can be quite taxing in lifting or walking long distances.  Whichever style job you have, your body needs to move freely.  You will find after taking a class and losing yourself in the music AND allowing your body to move freely, all your energy shifts and you will left with a sense of happy endorphins coursing through your veins!  What a cool experience!

What could your day or evening look like if you could reap all the benefits from a Zumba class?

Come find out for yourself!

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For The Love of Zumba!!!

As a zumba instructor, I am fascinated by statistics on social media surrounding Zumba.  With over 5.6 million people as facebook fans of zumba through social media and over 90,000 people talking about it daily….I am always amazed when I meet someone who has never heard of zumba.

 Those numbers just seem so big to me! However, I am a small city prairie girl so numbers like that just seem HUGE to me no matter what I guess!

All I really get from that is that is a lot of people AND there are nearly 7 billion people on the planet so really, that number is just a pin drop of penetration zumba has made.

Why do I LOVE zumba?

When I found zumba I was looking for a way to workout that was fun and didn’t “feel” like a workout. I didn’t need to “pump iron” or run on a treadmill to get fit, nor did I ever want to. I could literally do what I love to do (dance and be silly), AND not even really need to be good at it to get it! The goal was to move my body for 60 minutes!

I COULD DO THAT!

My first few classes I pretty much laughed all the way through and then it was like magically my feet began to follow the steps and away I went…..This Scottish Norwegian kid from the prairies could move her hips like she was raised in Brazil! Who knew??!!!

Years have passed since that day and statiscally Zumba has become more and more known in the world, however, I am committed that more people have the opportunity to experience fitness in a fun and literally FREEING way!

If you have never heard of zumba or even just wonder why I am so happy ALL THE TIME, contact me and let’s get you moving too!!

If this Scottish Norwegian prairie girl can get it…..so can YOU!!!

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