Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock, you’re aware of the Zumba-mania that’s been going around. Who doesn’t love Zumba? With its combination of salsa, cumbia, and bachata steps, as well as other Latin rhythms, it’s a party every time you choose to work-out.
People love it because they feel like they’re really dancing, but are those dance steps good enough to use on the actual dance floor? Professional dancers and dance instructors are quick to disprove this theory. There are differences between the salsa you’re dancing in Zumba class and the salsa you see at the clubs.
Sorry, folks. Perhaps there should be a disclaimer on the DVD’s. WARNING: DANCING ZUMBA CONSISTENTLY MAY GIVE THE FALSE IMPRESSION THAT YOU ACTUALLY KNOW HOW TO DANCE.
Read more at NPR.