In case you were wondering, I never did go back to the Total BS class. I decided to check out the classes at the Rec Centers in town. There is one heck of a variety, and I can just pay as I go, or purchase a card good for 20 visits and save 20%, so that works better for me. That way if we go to Oliver for a week, I'm not missing classes that I paid for. I've always been interested in trying a Zumba class. So last week I went to three, Monday, Wednesday and Friday, and I was there again tonight. Different instructors in each class, so they use different moves. I feel like the most uncoordinated idiot out there. Quite often I am one beat behind when I finally figure out the foot movements. It seems I just barely get it sorted out and the instructor changes it up or adds something extra in. But, I can laugh at myself, so it is kind of fun and one heck of a workout, depending on how much you put into it. Tonight I went to Youtube and spend a while looking at Zumba videos, trying to find one that was somewhere close to what I feel like we do. Hip and shoulder shimmies were not in my repertoire, and they still aren't really, and I feel a bit of weakness in the small of my back after attempting them. I'm probably one of the oldest in the classes, and no leggings for me, I'm in shorts and a tank top. I can't function if my legs are too hot, or my top either. Thankfully there are some big fans on the back wall that blow too and fro. Obviously the more I go, the easier it will get....right? By easy I mean actually learning the movements well enough so that muscle memory takes over and I don't have to concentrate on both arms and legs.
Watching the instructor in this one, well all I can think of is that that hair hanging in my face would drive me crazy!