Ethnic Dance Expressions
School of Belly Dance
Gainesville, Florida
with Sallamah Chimera

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Ethnic Dance Expressions
School of Belly Dance
Gainesville, Florida
Dance Aerobics Class

ExerciseLadyEthnic Dance Expressions offers a unique exercise class for people 35 and older who want to get back into shape or stay in shape safely and sensibly. Marjorie developed the fitness program over a 15 year period while she taught exercise classes for the Elder Institute, a state funded grant for Community Colleges providing people 55 and older with continuing education programs geared to their specific physical needs. She developed the information on peri-menopause and menopause when she taught SFC's "Red Hot Mamas" class. As a result, the Dance Aerobics class addresses the issues of aging such as extra weight gain, injuries, menopause, high cholesterol, etc., and the exercise needs of maturing exercisers. (Younger people are also welcomed, but the classes are geared for older exercisers.)

Dance Aerobics

During Covid our class meets on Thursday morning at 10:30-11:30 am via ZOOM. Is designed for people who want a self-paced, low-impact exercise class that is effective and thorough, yet easy to follow. The class includes stretching, hand weights, yoga, ballet barre, and dance aerobics along with other specialized age beater exercises.We meet two times a week on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 10:30 to 11:30 am. To Register for Class.

Dance Aerobics Classes include:

Please Bring:

  1. Exercise Mat for the Floor (Thursday)
  2. 1, 2 or 3 pound hand weights. Five pound weights may be used if you are accustomed to them.
  3. A towel for perspiration.
  4. Cushions or other support that you need to safely exercise.
  5. Bottled water or you can purchase it for 35 cents.

What to Wear

Exercise LadyPlease wear comfortable clothing that does not restrict your movements. Cotton shorts or stretchy slacks, fitness attire, socks and cross-training sneakers work well. Don't wear jeans, high heels, or dresses. Wearing a good support bra is advised.

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