Zumba; Latina Style! - Free 1st class & Everybody Welcome!
- Class Duration: all classes are 1 hour
- Drop-in Classes, join in any time, any class
- Salsa Latina is the 1st Studio in NZ to run Zumba - For Men & Women (no partner required)
Zumba is Dance & Fitness
Dance your way to a FITTER you with exciting and unique LATIN MOVES and rhythms.... ZUMBA, the fitness dance class that is taking the world by storm! Join in anytime! From the dance-phobic to the dance expert, Zumba is for you!
What is Zumba Fitness? Zumba is a worldwide exercise hit that invites everyone to "ditch the routine and join the party" with music-inspired, spontaneous and utterly contagious fun. By combining sexy Latin dance with dynamic yet accessible exercise moves and rhythmic cardio-momentum, Zumba has already helped to melt the pounds and inches off over 3 million Zumba-addicts in over 35 counties. However, you don't have to love exercise to love Zumba! Zumba combines the most fun easy dance styles, including; Cumbia, Salsa, Merengue, Flamenco, Reggaeton, Samba, Axé, Belly Dancing, Rock and Roll and more - yet the moves are so easy to do! From the dance-phobic to the dance expert, Zumba is for you! The Zumba® program fuses hypnotic Latin rhythms and easy-to-follow moves to create a one-of-a-kind fitness program that will blow you away. Our goal is simple: We want you to want to work out, to love working out, to get hooked. Zumba® Fanatics achieve long-term benefits while experiencing an absolute blast in one exciting class of calorie-burning, body-energizing, awe-inspiring movements meant to engage and captivate for life! The routines feature interval training sessions where fast and slow rhythms and resistance training are combined to tone and sculpt your body while burning fat. Add some Latin flavour and international zest into the mix and you've got a Zumba® class!
The benefits of Zumba Dance & Fitness: • Great dynamic core workout
• High caloric expenditure
• Easy, non-intimidating learning environment
• Weight loss
• Positive self-image
• A sculpted body
• Exercise in disguise
• Lots of fun in a party like atmosphere
• Learn about Latin Dances
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After enrolling you'll be emailed with a confirmation,
if you are not sure you can still turn up on the day.
• FREE 1st Class
• Casual rate $15. (pay as you go)
• Zumba Concession cards:
x5 classes for $40
- x10 classes for $70
Marcela First along side Maria to run the very first Zumba Classes in New Zealand at Salsa Latina. She is originally from Argentina and is a qualified Zumba instructor. She is an experienced Latin dancer who specialises in many styles of Latin dance that are incorporated into her Zumba lessons, including Salsa, Tango, Zouk, Bachata, Reggaeton and more. She is also a New Zealand Professional Salsa Champion and also teaches Salsa & trains dance teams with Salsa Latina to compete... read more >
Courtney, A talented dancer & our third instructor, started doing Zumba as a participant taking lots of classes and becoming a real Zumba fan. She has been instructing for a few years now, and is a hugely energetic, fun and happy instructor!
History of Zumba in NZ
Salsa Latina Dance Studios was the first in New Zealand to host Zumba classes in the heart of Christchurch and has had Zumba running all this time with Marcela and previously also with the legendary "Maria" who now trains trainers in Australasia.
The very first Zumba class in New Zealand!
Salsa Night at the Loaded Hog, 13/11/2008 with Zumba latin dancing Demo with Maria & Marcela.
• What should I wear and bring?
Wear comfortable gym clothes, eg. tank top and shorts or pants and wear sneakers/tennis or jazz shoes with cushioning. Be aware that the newer the shoes are the harder they might be on your feet. Bring a bottle of water and a sweat towel.
• Can I bring a friend?
Yes, you can bring as many as you like, you and your friends can either pay casual $15 and then get the second class free (we will give you a voucher) or buy a concession card to share!
• Can I come take a look?
Of course, just come to any class we teach, you're welcome to sit down during class (not all venues have chairs) to take a look (but we know you won't be able to stop yourself moving!).
• Is Zumba for everybody?
Yes, it is! Zumba is easy to follow and fun! For your first couple of classes we recommend you take it nice and easy, the more regularly you attend classes the sooner you will gain fitness and move faster and more freely.
• What are the Benefits of Zumba?
Great dynamic core workout, high caloric expenditure, easy non-intimidating learning environment, weight loss, positive self-image, sculpted body and many more! Zumba is great for the mind, body and soul!
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