Zumba Goldis the latest fitness dance program introduced by the creative geniuses over at Zumba. The focus for this program is on individuals with very little exercise experience (real exercise beginners so to speak) individuals that have physical limitations or inactive older adult.
This program is designed to be a little easier than Zumba basic but by no means less fun. The program has been carefully designed so that it is easy to follow by anyone or everyone of any age, size or physical ability.
The Zumba gold program is guaranteed to provide you with a safe and effective total body workout. However, still maintaining a party atmosphere that is different, fun, easy to follow along and extremely effective. Zumba Gold music uses dance moves and rhythms from… Cumbia, Salsa, Merengue, Tango, Rumba, Cha-Cha and many other exciting and fun rhythms and dances.
You Can Do Zumba Gold Even If You're in a Wheelchair
One of the other Zumba Gold workouts includes a workout that you perform on a chair for those individuals who are sedentary or are in a wheelchair. This is a great benefit for those individuals who are in an assisted-living and or short and long-term care facilities.
As the baby boomer population gets older and people are living longer the number of Americans over 65 will more than likely double in the next 25 to 30 years. These same individuals realize that if they are going to enjoy their later years being physically fit is a high priority.
What to Wear to Do Zumba Gold
When you take a Zumba® Gold workshop or class be sure to wear comfortable workout clothing, take water and a towel, along with a "ready to party" attitude!
Some of the main goals and benefits of Zumba Gold include improving the quality of life; maintaining functional skills such as ADLs or activities of daily living; providing classes that are appropriate for the participants; to make sure the routine is easy to learn and follow so that success can be achieved quickly; and also to just have FUN.
A typical Zumba Gold class is usually a little shorter, approximately 30 to 45 minutes. It utilizes longer warm up and cool down. In the regular Zumba class (usually 10 to 15 minutes.) The Zumba instructors for this class are trained to be more aware of any physical changes in their students or if they are suffering any discomfort during the workout.