Purpose: To persuade the audience that they should take Zumba classes. Introduction: About a month ago, I was in the same position that most of you are in, which was that I knew barely anything about Zumba. I had no idea what it was whatsoever until one night, my friend and I decided to go work out and she asked me if I wanted to try a Zumba class. So I did, and I loved it! To me, it’s the best style of exercising and it combines my two favorite interests: working out and dance. It’s way better than spending money at a gym for a monthly membership or paying hundreds of dollars for dance lessons because most Zumba classes cost no more than ten dollars. Today I am going to be talking about 3 main topics that will hopefully persuade you so become more interested in taking a Zumba class. Those topics are: dancing abilities, weight lose, and increasing flexibility. Survey Question 3:What is Zumba? Yes-10, No/kind of- 5
According to Ask.com-Zumba is a fitness program that involves dance and aerobic elements.
I. Dance abilities
A. Zumba’s choreography incorporates hip-hop, soca, samba, salsa, merengue, mambo, martial arts, and some bollywood and belly dance moves. B. Not only do you do different styles of dance, but you can be creative and accessorize while you dance.(show skirt) C. Person experience (dance lessons)
II. Weight lose.
A. The more effort you put into the class, the more calories you will burn. B. Healthy balanced diet, plus zumba will also help. C. Key: combines aerobic exercise with resistance of your own body weight. D. Caloriesecrets.net-Depending on the kind of effort you put forth, it is actually possible to burn up to 500-800 kilocalories. E. Personal experience during class
A. Cardio and improve cardiovascular fitness.
B. With zumba, there’s a lot of jumping around and quick movement changes. C. Mainly use legs, arms, and hips.
D. Personal experience (scoliosis)
Conclusion: So today I covered the basics about why you should consider taking zumba classes: it increases dance abilities, helps lose weight, and increases flexibility. So the next time your just chilling at the gym, sitting around bored with the same work out routine, see if your gym offers zumba classes and check it out. I can guarantee, you will not regret it.