Tis’ the season for gift gifting and spending quality time with friends and family. If you have someone in your life that is either casual or dedicated about their gym time, this is the gift guide for you. You’ll find gift ideas for those in your life that spend their time from the weight room… Continue reading Season of Fitness Holiday Gift Guide
I have to admit that if I wasn’t a part of the Zumba world and I saw someone walk into the grocery store with brightly colored leggings with a plaid shirt tied around their waist, I might have a strange look on my face too. Sometimes you don’t have time to change before you go… Continue reading Wearing Zumba Clothes Outside of Class
I’ve discussed in the past (see here) about individual style as an instructor but, there’s more to it than just that as a fitness professional. Your look as an instructor is just as important as any other type of dress code for a job. The main difference is that you want to be comfortable while teaching… Continue reading How to Dress Comfortably – But Professionally – As a Fitness Professional
When I first started my journey teaching Zumba Fitness I wore typical gym clothes to teach because that’s what I owned and it made sense, since you sweat all the time. Once I became more immersed into the Zumba community I quickly found out that most Zumba instructors had some sort of style they preferred… Continue reading Class Style AKA Swag
You might wonder what kinds of shoes to wear in different fitness classes. For Zumba, I prefer a high-top type of sneaker that has a slicker bottom with a flat bottom and/or some sort of “pivot point.” My go-to brands are Zumba Fitness brand shoes, Reebok, and Ryka. Currently I wear the Reebok Hayasu. … Continue reading Shoes, Shoes, and More Shoes!