Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock lately, you’re fully aware of the newest workout craze, Zumba. Known for its rhythmic beats, Brazilian dance routines and high energy motions, there’s no reason why you shouldn’t be in shape in 2012. Atlanta is a big city and for someone who is new to working out, there’s got to be a class nearby for you to check out. Zumba allows you to release all your inhibitions about working out and just have fun. Every class is different, however there’s one main principle, keep moving. Anywhere from 45 minutes to an hour of heart pumping exercise, is just the key to a healthier 2012.
After your workout this week be sure to mark your calendar for Three Sheets Atlanta’s Brazilian Carnaval. On Tuesday, February 21, 2012, they invite you to indulge your senses. Dance to the rhythms of Samba Mix Band. Three Sheets Atlanta, 6017 Sandy Springs Circle, Atlanta, GA 30328, Ph. 404-303-8423.
Complete with a samba show with costumes from Jarbas Pereira; there’s no expensive plane fare needed to take a trip to Brazil this month. Of course you will to taste the food because they are serving brazilian small plates and caipirinhas.
Mark your calendar for the Atlanta Bachata Fest April 27-29, 2012 at the Melia Hotel in which you can show off your newfound dance moves and appreciation for great Latin music. This event will feature workshops, performances and of course Latin dancing. Melia Hotel, 590 West Peachtree Street NW, Atlanta, GA 30308Ph. 404-877-9000.