This Cardio Dance Workshop is addressed to Women and Girls only, 16 years and over.
You will learn Nigerian dance styles which they can incorporate in their natural way of dancing and they will also learn cardio steps they can use to exercise at home. The focus is on Naija dance choreography mixed with cardio routines. W will dance mostly to Nigerian songs.
What is Naija Dance Fitness?
First of all the word- Naija-means Nigeria and is a slang used by Nigerians to refer to the West African country.
Naija Dance Fitness is a fusion of Nigerian/African dance steps and cardio routines. The combination creates a fun and energetic fat-burning workout which is danced to authentic Nigerian/African music.
You don’t need to have any experience with African dancing to take part in this class, all you need is enthusiasm and positivity.
Enjoy Fitness, Naija Style!
What are the benefits of Naija Dance Fitness?
1) Fitness & Health Benefits: Naija Dance Fitness is a fun way to burn fat and get fit. The energetic dance and cardio movements will improve your cardiovascular system, strengthen your muscles and increase your flexibility and endurance.
2) Body Confidence: One of the great things about the Naija dance style is that women all of all shapes and nationalities can do it. Nigerians dance with swag, passion and confidence and the Naija Dance Fitness class will teach you how to become in tune with your body and improve your body confidence and self-esteem.
3) Get Happy – Despite our obstacles, Nigerians are a happy race and you can see that in the way we dance and the songs we make. The Naija Dance Fitness class is a great way for you to ease your stress/tension, so you can enjoy and be happy through movement.
4) – You will learn how to do Nigerian dance steps that can be incorporated into your natural style of dancing, as well as become familiar with Nigeria’s hottest party songs.
What sort of clothes do I wear?
Anything that gives you free body movement, lets you sweat and gives you support. E.g. sportswear like leggings, athletic support bra, t-shit, trainers. If you want to wear African-inspired garments like an Ankara print sarong, Ankara culottes etc. that would be great (:
What sort of shoes do I have to wear?
Trainers, PS I like to dance bare foot but you don’t have to (:
What do I need to bring with me to the class?
Do I have to know dance steps before attending the class?