Zumba Classes in Singapore - The Trending Fitness Mantra!
What is Zumba?
Zumba is one of the most popular exercises in the form of Latin dance which was introduced by Zumba organization. There has been a steady increase in the number of Singapore residents who have shown interest in this fitness program.
The demand for Zumba in Singapore started rising since the early 2010.
Popular Instructors for Zumba Classes in Singapore
1. Lynn Ang
A mother of 3 children, Lynn strongly believes that an active lifestyle is the key to a healthy body and happy demeanor. She is passionate about “infecting” her students with the exercise “bug”, and providing them with a safe and enjoyable workout that helps them reach their fitness goals.
♣ Dance Background
Lynn developed a love for music and dancing since young, and it has never stopped, even after she joined the workforce. She is trained in Standard Latin Dance, Jazz Dance, Chinese dance, and has experience in other dance forms like Tap dance, Malay dance, Modern dance, Ballroom Waltz, etc.. During her university days, she was part of the dance crew in her Hall of Residence, and they performed, as well as won accolades in numerous dance competitions. She attributes her ear for rhythms and melodies to her classical music training, having obtained a Diploma in Piano Performance (LTCL) and achieved ABRSM Grade 8 (Distinction).
♣ Fitness Background
Lynn has always been active in sports since her school days, and competed in Track and Field on a national level. She has more than 20 years of practical weight-training and fitness training experience. Lynn is certified instructor for Zumba, Strong by Zumba, Zumba Kids/ Jr, BollyDazz and Piloxing SSP.
♣ Training Background
Fitness group training is a natural progression for Lynn, as she has conducted corporate training since 1997 (ranging from 1-to-1 coaching to seminars of more than 500 persons). She is also a WDA-certified trainer for Adult Education, holding the Advanced Certificate in Training and Assessment (ACTA), and ITE Coaching Certificate, amongst other training-related certifications.
Come shake your booty with Lynn!
Contact Profile - https://www.stringssg.com/profile/1000001526
2. Wendy Wong
Now running my own executive coaching , HR consulting and fitness business. A certified Zumba fitness and a Strong By Zumba Instructor, teaching since 2016. Strong passion and belief that health and fitness is so important (I don’t mean we have to carve out a bodybuilder physique). With a proper coaching with me, anyone (kids, teenagers, adults ) can improve his/her fitness according to individual’s expectation.
I look forward to having a fun and smiley time with you on your fitness journey. 😀
Contact Profile - https://www.stringssg.com/profile/1000003966
3. Jeffrey Lim
Fitness Instructor, Personal Trainer and Choreographer.
- 6 years of experience in fitness instruction
- BSocSc, Psychology, SMU, Singapore
- American Council on Exercise Certified Personal Trainer
- FISAF International Certified Group Exercise Instructor
- PILOXING Master Trainer Singapore (2016)
- Zumba Fitness Instructor
- WAKO Kickboxing Trainer
- NCAP Level 2
- First Aid, CPR/AED Certified
Contact Profile - https://www.stringssg.com/profile/1000001095
Is Zumba classes good for weight loss?
Zumba fitness works by combining a mixture of low intensity and high intensity interval moves in the form highly energetic Latin dance forms. The Zumba classes require you to constantly keep moving by following the steps of the instructor, which involves the movement of every muscle group, which in turn triggers weight loss. When done at least 3 to 5 times a week along with proper diet, you would see noticeable difference in body weight within a month.
How many calories can I burn in a Zumba class?
When done with proper moves you can burn in between 500 to 900 calories in a one-hour class.
Who conducts Zumba classes?
A Zumba class can be conducted by certified Zumba trainers who go through a training program to learn the various forms and steps involved in a Zumba class.
Top 3 Benefits of Zumba Classes
1. Improves the cardiovascular fitness
Zumba keeps your heart rate higher throughout the class, which strength the heart functioning, hence improves the cardiovascular functions of our body.
2. Helps in weight loss
Zumba is a high intensity workout which can burn in between 500 to 900 calories in a one-hour class, resulting in weight loss.
3. Helps to tone the muscles
Zumba classes in Singapore are pretty intense and would require intense motion of all muscle groups of your body, which helps in overall toning of your body.
Who should not do Zumba!
1. If you have a heart condition
Zumba classes can get intense and requires your heart beat faster. If you have an existing heart condition then stay away from Zumba. Call helpline 995, if you feel dizzy, have difficulty breathing or get a chest pain during the class.
2. Someone with bone and joint problems
Zumba is not for you if you have chronic bone and joint inflammations.
Watch this video to try a 30 mins Zumba class at home!
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