Monday, 19 April 2010

Big & Zumbaing

Yohoo, I made it to my first Zumba class today after I missed the last one by 12 hours. I did a bit of research and found that the only place that has Zumba classes that fits my schedule is the sports centre at the University. After a quick phone call I found the perfect class for me, a ½ hour technique class. I’ll admit it; I did a lot of debating with myself whether I should go or not up until the minute I left the house. The idea of showing up in a class with a bunch of hot, young students half my age and half my size, when the only thing hot about me is upcoming hot flashes, well you get the picture.

I really wanted to try Zumba though, so I decided that it would either be a horrible experience with a fun story, or I would find a new way of exercising. I’m so glad I went; I loved it! I even stayed for the next class and made it through the whole thing! I have signed up for a 1 year membership at the gym and cannot wait until next week. I’ll probably not be able to walk tomorrow, but it’s still a great day in my book.


My soft and recycled circle project from this post is finally finished.
I spent some happy hours on the couch Saturday night adding a little bling. I haven’t done much beading, but it was fun, just adding one bead after the other. They made a lot of difference to the finished project, but I’m not sure they photograph very well. Grandson thought it was a perfect parking space for his cars, but I think I’d rather put it somewhere else…

7 comments:

  1. Love your recycled circle project. You are so clever. I'm sorry but can you tell me what Zumba is?

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  2. You must have really enjoyed that Zumba class! I'm so glad. Love the bling you added to your circle project.

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  3. I had to google Zumba to see what you were doing now. It looks like a lot of fun. Love the beading on your latest project. Keep on dancing!

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  4. So glad you found a class, and that you liked it so much!! Your circles are gorgeous, as always.

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  5. Glad you enjoyed Zumba. Good luck with the rest of the classes.

    Your circles project is gorgeous. i will have to try my own version of it.

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  6. The beading is a great idea. I will also have to look up zumba, but it sounds like fun.

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  7. Yay! good for you ...I am so glad you went to Zumba...I am still waiting for a class to come up around my neighborhood....Was your face sore the next day from smiling...
    I love your quilt project...the beads really add to it....

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