Low Impact Zumba

This course is for those who want a gentler version of Zumba.

Who is this course for

Zumba is a Latin-inspired, dance-fitness class that incorporates Latin and international music and
dance movements, creating a dynamic, exhilarating and effective fitness system.
It contains gentle movements that increase joint flexibility and increase muscle strength.

Zumba's dance movements are easy-to-follow and target areas such as legs, arms, core and abdominals.Even though Low Impact Zumba is easier on your body, the exercises will
still burn calories. Burning calories plays a major role in maintaining a healthy weight and heart.

Low Impact Zumba is easy to follow and you do not need any previous knowledge and experience. Low Impact Zumba offers a good way to begin an exercise program and is suitable for seniors and
people who are looking for a new way to maintain or improve their fitness levels.It
helps you remain active, it decreases stress levels and makes you feel more energetic and happy.
Zumba is for everybody who loves up-tempo music.

What does this course cover

Each session begins with a short 'warm-up' routine, and continues with learning basic Zumba steps.

The steps and short routines will continue for a few weeks to ensure that a considerable amount of
time is spent making sure all are familiar with the steps and routines. New routines and steps will
be gradually introduced.

1. Improved fitness and stamina
2. Build positive self-image and nurtures a high level of 'feeling good'.
3. Know and be able to repeat some basic routines and steps
4. Increasing joint flexibility and muscle strength

What will it be like

The tutor will lead the group in the demonstrating and learning of the dance styles of Zumba but there will be some opportunity for the students to work as a group to go over some of the Zumba routines at the end of the course.
Students will be informally and verbally assessed on their progress and demonstration of the routines.

Progress will be monitored though ability to remember steps and routines and by being able to keep up with the class. Students will be given a certificate of progress at the end of the 12 weeks.

What else do you need to buy or do

Students will be required to bring comfortable clothing and appropriate footwear such as trainers.
Students will be encouraged to practise routines out of lessons.

What this course could lead to

Students can progress to more Zumba for beginners and Zumba for improvers. Some students may wish to gain more experience by learning a particular Zumba style in more depth.

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Got a Question about this Course?

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Why choose Mary Ward?

Mary Ward Centre is the adult education centre with a difference. We provide a wide range of subjects for people at all levels and run courses during the day, evening and weekends to suit your timetable. You can learn face to face at one of our centres (Bloomsbury or Waterloo) or take an online course

Get inspired and enjoy excellent teaching in an environment where each individual’s learning experience is valued. That’s what makes Mary Ward Centre ‘the friendly place to learn.’