The Ups And Downs Of Going To Zumba For The Very First Time

You’ve heard Zumba is a great way to work out and your landlady lost like, 30 pounds doing it. So why not give it a try?

1. The lights go off, the music comes on and you have no idea what to expect

2. The instructor starts out with a simple-ish routine

3. The rest of the class looks amazing and synchronized and you’re in the back corner trying to follow along

4. You miss a few steps and it’s just like “Why am I even really here?”

5. But you recover by doing your own thing and hope nobody notices

6. Which makes you laugh, because this is just silly and you’re supposed to have fun while feeling the burn

7. If the 60 year old Asian women surrounding you can do this, so can you, dammit!

8. You have a moment and think to yourself “Am I kind of sweating to the oldies right now?”

9. But all of a sudden your teacher picks up the pace and you’re just like

10. You do your best to keep up but become tired. Real tired. Your legs forget they’re attached to the rest of your body and give up

12. Before you can put the cap back on your water bottle, another song comes on

13. But you finally found your groove!

14. And you’re doing great!

15. And you never want class to end!

16. And you can’t wait to come back next week, because Zumba makes you feel fabulous!

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