BELLY DANCING Low impact. Works for all ages.
Shimmies are small, fast, movements of the hips or ribcage. There are different kinds of Shimmies like the relaxed shimmy, up, down and twisting hip shimmies, straight-legged and knee-driven shimmies. Apt music: Arabic belly dancing music. Main muscles targeted: Joints and ligaments of lower back and hip. Additional muscle targeted: Small muscles in the lower back and the entire hip muscle.
Great cardio workout for the body.
Movement: Shrug Shrug involves movement of shoulder and arms and the intensity depends on the tempo of the music. Apt music: Bollywood party songs. Main muscles targeted: Shoulders and upper back. Additional muscle targeted: Chest and arms.
Movement: Latka Jhatka Involves fast movement of hips in different directions. The fast upbeat movements help to burn the calories. Apt music: Fast upbeat Bollywood numbers. Main muscles targeted: Works on toning the oblique muscle. Additional muscle targeted: Helps in bone density improvement and keeps you safe from diseases such as osteoporosis.
Comprises a wide range of street dance moves such as locking, popping, breakdancing and others.
Movement: Freeze Freeze in breakdancing requires holding a position for a prolonged time. This works on specific groups of muscles like the arms, legs and core, and when combined with dancing provides cardio and strength training for the entire body. Apt music: Hip hop music, old school and new school hip hop. Main muscles targeted: Arms, legs and core and the stamina for lungs improves. Hence, it’s a good exercise for a health heart. Additional muscle targeted: Muscle conditioning of the entire body.
A great stress buster and confidence booster and a great workout for the body.
Movement: Quick Footwork Footwork like around the world shuffle and various combinations are done at a fast pace. Apt music: Latin music (obviously!). Main muscles targeted: Sculpts your legs and derriere. Additional muscle targeted: Calf muscle, shoulder blades.