Tag Archives: Zumba

Afraid of Zumba? Just shake it ‘til you make it!

Think Zumba is only for the rhythmically gifted? My two left feet can personally attest to how wrong you are. I recently shook off my inhibitions and inclination toward my favorite dance move, the wallflower, to try the dance-based workout….


BCBSM employee, Pamela, shares her #HealthyMe story

For Pamela McMyler, #HealthyMe is not a new path but a continued journey. She has lost almost 50 lbs since last June and is driven to lose even more.  Here’s her HealthyMe weight loss story: When Pamela started as a Blue…


When I dance, does that mean I am exercising?

I like to dance, which is why Zumba feels more like a party to me than a work out.  Dancing is an activity that I’ve always enjoyed and continue to enjoy today.  I love to turn up the radio and…


Zumba: more like a party than a workout!

Dancing.  I love it.   But what I love even more is that there have been reports suggesting that dance is effective in improving self-esteem and reducing stress.  As a form of exercise, dance can benefit both the physical and emotional…


Get back into the swing of spring by starting up a new exercise routine!

With spring in the air, it seems as though people everywhere are getting the urge to get back in the swing of things with a new exercise routine.   You can’t blame them; the spring season reminds all of us of…


Three great dance fitness trends for 2013

Repeating the same workout routine can get old fast. If you’re used to exercising on your own, try changing up your routine with one of the latest trends in group fitness: dance. No longer limited to dances like the salsa…

Upbeat Activities That Make You Forget You’re Exercising

When I think of the word exercise, I usually think of jogging or going to the gym, two activities that just don’t seem to spark my interest because they feel like tasks. A lot of times, people are deterred from…


Learn Some New Moves: Celebrate National Dance Day

The 2nd annual National Dance Day is being celebrated this Saturday, July 30. National Dance Day is a grassroots initiative that encourages the nation – young and old – to move! Individuals, families, organizations and communities from across the nation come…