All posts tagged: dance

Zumba Fitness

Originally posted on Best In Class:
Class: Zumba Fitness Studio: Ailey Extension Location: 405 W 55th St, New York, NY 10019 Workout Category: dance, cardio What ClassPass Says: “Zumba combines high energy and motivating music with unique moves and combinations that allow the Zumba participants to dance away their worries. It is based on the principle that a workout should be “FUN AND EASY TO DO” allowing Zumba participants to stick to the Zumba Fitness program and achieve long-term health benefits. Zumba is a “feel-happy” workout that is great for both the body and the mind. ZUMBA is a fusion of Latin and International music – dance themes that create a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system! The routines feature aerobic/fitness interval training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body. Zumba utilizes the principles of fitness interval training and resistance training to maximize caloric output, fat burning and total body toning. It is a mixture of body sculpting movements with easy to follow dance steps.” My Instructor: Samuel S.…

Running Off Steam

Originally posted on dance.eats.dance.treats:
Sometimes life throws too much your way. You’re busy. You’re stressed. You don’t have time for YOU! This is precisely how I’m feeling. Overwhelmed. Exhausted. Lacking time to focus on myself. I dance Tuesday-Saturday. When I’m not dancing I’m teaching or working. When I’m not working I’m prepping my classes or rehearsals for the coming week so I go in to each as prepared as I can be for my students. I shouldn’t complain, and I know that, because I want to be busy. I want to make money. And ultimately I truly do love what I do for a living 🙂 But not having time for myself is getting difficult. I have very limited free time, and the time I do have I tend to occupy with sleeping… I miss having a day off. I miss having the time to get outside. Think. Explore. Photograph. Do the things that calm me down most in the season that fills me with the most joy. Taking in every last…

MAGIC MIKE XXL REVIEW

Originally posted on The MAD MOVIE RANTER:
Too many problems but somehow (and I can’t believe I’m saying this) it wasn’t all that bad. In fact, you could say it was . . . Alright, alright, alright. Three years after Mike (Channing Tatum) bowed out of the stripper life at the top of his game, he and the remaining Kings of Tampa hit the road to Myrtle Beach to put on one last blow-out performance. I never expected to enjoy a film about male strippers and I didn’t. The first time. I finally mustered the strength to see Magic Mike a week ago. I didn’t expect to be impressed by the gyrating movements of Tatum’s torso but I was hoping after all the hype for something a little more. It was boring. Reprieved by McConaughey’s Dallas and some entertaining song and dance numbers. Everything else was far too tame, corny and drawn out. BUT of course, I’m a movie masochist. My vow to try and review as many films as possible biting me on the…