Zumba con Luis

Zumba con Luis

Bufalo Zumbato


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I am a 57 year old Irishman, one of the least likely Zumba Instructors to roam the dance floor.  I assure you none of my students come to class in the hope that I might just take off my shirt !  But I have a great love and passion for Zumba, as well as a tremendous feeling of gratitude for what it has done for me.


Following rehabilitation for an injury, after decades of inactivity, I got bored fast in the gym with the ellipticals and such.  I kept seeing the Zumba class, looking like so much fun.  But it was all females, almost all much younger than me, and they were so graceful.  I knew I didn't "fit in".  After many times stopping at the window and longing to be a part of the fun, I finally walked through the fear and joined them.


I was like a "buffalo dancing among the swans" but had so much fun I didn't really care.  The instructor took the time after class to encourage me to keep coming back, and I did.  She eventually talked me into taking the Zumba Basics training, only as a way of getting a better feel for Zumba as a student.  Once I had attended that training, she started working to get me to teach.  At first just a song in her class .... then two .... then three .... then "how about subbing ?"


I now teach several classes a week, and am in the best shape of my life.  Although I must admit that the Master Class with Luis - 16,000 steps in two hours ! - left me with very sore calves for a few days.  A small price to pay for that much fun.


Viva Zumba !

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5 Comments

Reply zumbaconluis
10:03 PM on November 27, 2009 
Hey mik your picture is amazing. Congragulations
Reply Danyel
5:03 PM on November 20, 2009 
wow, thatīs a very nice story, nice to meet you!!!
Reply zumbaconluis
1:23 AM on November 19, 2009 
Hey Mick how are your, What are de news???
Reply BRENDA FIERRO
12:36 AM on November 12, 2009 
It told me of his energy in class, a taste conoserte, and since we'll be in touch through here!
:)
Reply zumbaconluis
10:31 AM on November 10, 2009 
Jajajaja thanks Mick you are wonderful and remember we are young insite.

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