Laura A. Diaz ____ Teach Write

TEACHER, AUTHOR, EDUblogger "I want to (read and) write books that unblock the traffic jam in everyone's mind." ~J. Updike

Zumba Makes Me Feel Latina


I’m going to get right into things. My instructor is crazy! Not crazy in the bad way but crazy in the way that says, “This lady need not drink coffee in the morning.” Her name is Janice and she maintains the peppiness of a high school cheerleader mixed with the energy of a Labrador Retriever puppy. Nevertheless, she is one of the coolest people to dance behind on the planet. She is always singing the lyrics as loud as she can in Spanish while she salsa’s us out of the room. She loves to scream ”ESO!” which I believe means something like go this way, follow me, and GET IT! all in one phrase. This woman does not need a hairband in class. The rest of us hang dearly onto our concept of the pony tail while she whips her hair around looking muy sexy and makes you realize, “I’ve got to work on that move.” Every time we leave her class, we are thinking how is she sweating so hard and still looking that…cool. Swag people. She’s got swag….”
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Happy reading y……¡ESO! 😉

Team Ellsworth

I’ve got a new hobby…ZUMBA! Its way too much fun and you get your workout in without feeling like you’ve been working out for a full hour.  Of course when the instructor picks the hardest song to dance and you realize you are panting above the volume of the blaring music, then you realize you are working out and need some water.  They have classes on base here and its a great service to have at your disposal.  Since I haven’t been in many dance classes these day its, I’ve been enjoying the opportunity to shake it.  We salsa, meringue, and drop it low and all at break neck speeds that make you want to throw up after class but with a smile.

I’m going to get right into things. My instructor is crazy! Not crazy in the bad way but crazy in the way that says, “This lady need…

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3 comments on “Zumba Makes Me Feel Latina

  1. Serah
    May 19, 2013

    Nice site over here! I’ll just wanna say thnx for that!

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  2. Graciella
    May 18, 2013

    Awesome site over here! Thanks for posting…

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  3. Zipporah Ellsworth
    May 9, 2013

    Thanks for the reblog Laura! I’m glad you liked what I wrote. Happy blogging. 🙂

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