Many people are too busy to include gym stops into their daily or weekly schedules. And the thought of purchasing workout videos only to find out they’re unable to handle the moves can instantly sour one against basic fitness. But what can you do then if you really want to try Zumba or get back into it at home or the office? Well, if you have a decent internet connection available, the answer is simple. Youtube it.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=31TT2oiYRO4 This short 3 and a half minute video is a fast paced refresher course for anyone who does have control of their movements or simply needs a reminder of basic steps. The three expert instructors seem to have endless energy and encourage you to keep up and have a blast. If you’re not used to this type of activity, these few minutes will raise your heart rate and make you sweat.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=irptqdkJ1lU If you need something slower to start, Keren literally walks you through the basic movements that will carry you through any Zumba level. She’s slow, patient, and professional. There is no guesswork here and it’s easy to follow. Just move your body and add your own flare.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nzm3jO_yQno This 15 minute instructional guide is high energy but relatively low pace to get you started or refresh the basics. Donna Giffen is a patient instructor who encourages you to just take things as slowly as necessary and put your own style into the mix. It’s all about having fun.
Basic Zumba Workout Videos
Marissa and Melissa are breaths of fresh air. These two average young ladies easily plod through basic and trickier moves. There is no bikini model popping involved here, just two ladies having fun and trying to motivate you to get off the couch and into the dance craze. Sixteen minutes may seem like a short workout time, but for new Zumba lovers, it’s plenty. You’ll see.
This 30 minute Zumba workout is a high energy expression surrounding 8 quick tempo Latic songs. But there’s a bit of a twist to this video. While the instructor is your typical perpetually happy leader, the class is made up of completely different body types. Certainly anyone can relate to at least one member of the group. This is like a Richard Simmons workout on speed. Can you even imagine? Get off the couch and you won’t have to.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rEjsAW5rokA Based on reviewer comments, this is not true Zumba, but it does cover many of the basic dance moves.
So it’s close enough. The instructor offers tips and tricks to getting the most out of this 44 minute instructional workout.
Intermediate Zumba Workout Videos
Original, fun, and HOT describe this hip hop single song workout for Zumba lovers. A class of what looks like pro team dancers takes a wild trip on one of the craziest booty shaking BEP songs. Watch it once and you’ll be on your feet ready to join in on the fun.
Not so sure about that. The male instructor seems to think so. He takes total control of the class as he leads them through a typical Zumba class. Fifty minutes is more than enough to get seasoned enthusiasts sweating and pleased with the results.
This 55 minute class workout is a favorite among seasoned Zumba dancers. Fifteen song tracks keep the energy and excitement levels high. And there are enough body types to relate to for many people who are just considering getting back into the workout craze.
Zumba Veterans and Masters
This is in French, but if you’re familiar with the program it shouldn’t matter.
Jessica Mellet and her helper take advanced Zumba enthusiasts through a high energy workout they’ll never forget.
Eighteen minutes is enough to get you warmed up, moving and sweating your rump off.
Just be sure you’re ready for it because once the music starts, she doesn’t stop until you’re ready to drop!