New year Zumba!

January 6, 2009 at 12:16 am 9 comments

The holidays have been good to me. Cakes and chocolates galore, all quickly disappearing in my mouth. And come new year, when I stood on my weighing scale, it groaned and sputtered out a number I cannot live with. K was waiting for this opportunity to push me into exercising. Now, while K enthusiastically runs through the streets of our neighborhood every morning and even waves at a neighbor or two, I cannot fathom exercising for the sake of exercising. I mean, I cannot aimlessly run on a treadmill or do an eleptical. I need to get exercise as a part of some activity, like a game of tennis. So, yeah, coming back to exercising, I refused. And then, as if all this was pre schemed, my friend mentioned that she is going to zumba classes – a rigourous 90 minute latin dance class that gives an awesome cardio workout. Now that I had no reason to refuse, and there being the issue of that weighing scale, I agreed to go.

When K heard this, he got really enthusiastic. He took me to get new gym shoes and some workout clothes. Even when my car had a flat tire and cast doubts over if I could attend my first class, K valiantly swooped in and offered to drive me to my classes. And on the morning of my first class..

K: Do the shoes fit you?

Me: Hmmm

K: No run a little and see….

Me: * running from one end of living room to other* Yeah they fit

K: Are your socks Ok?

Me: Hmmm

K: Did u take your gym towel?

Me: Hmmm

K: Dont stress out too much on the first day itself, ok?

Me: *thinking this is really cute* Big Smile…Hmmm

We pick up all my stuff and we are about to lock the main door

K: Did u pee?

Me: hm…..WHAT??

So yes, K thinks I am a little kid attending first day of kindergarden. Ofcourse, reminding him that I have gone to gym before was met with total disbelief, and then I had to remind him that I DID have a life before I met him.

All said and done, the Zumba classes were awesome, I did not even notice how 90 minutes went by! I jumped and hopped and shook my booty, and with my dancing skills, I am wonderstuck at how the instructor tolerated me. I think I got a good workout, or atleast the pain in my butt says so.

On that note, I wish everyone a very happy, healthy and wholesome new year!

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  • 1. La Vida Loca  |  January 6, 2009 at 12:20 am

    happy 2009 to u also.
    telling u—-run a marathon

    Clueless: I can’t! Running is not my thing. Swimming is….but to get into a swimsuit and not scare little children present there, I need to tone up a little… All a vicious circle šŸ˜¦

  • 2. Priya in Suburbia  |  January 6, 2009 at 12:52 am

    God, I can’t dance to save my life. If embarassment burned calories – then yeah, I could try dancing and the calories would melt right off ! šŸ™‚

    Good luck with the dance,
    priya.

    Clueless: I can’t dance either…but I am quite shameless!

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  • 4. Princess Fiona  |  January 7, 2009 at 9:31 am

    cute post…happy new year…its the year of the zumba… šŸ™‚

  • 5. i love lucy  |  January 7, 2009 at 9:02 pm

    Oooh, sounds sexy! I love dancing even though I am not that great at it.The Zumba sounds like lot of fun! Wish I could find something similar here…
    Here’s wishing you a very happy new year as well! šŸ™‚

    Clueless: Wish you a very happy new year as well…..Zumba is fun as long as you dont get to watch yourself perform in those huge mirrors!

  • 6. Zumba;-)  |  January 9, 2009 at 10:11 pm

    Nice Clueless:) Soo see u this saturday and we shoudl definitely get Amanda to do the Dhoom

    Clueless: Yeah, now K wants me to learn all the booty shaking moves šŸ˜‰

  • 7. Anitha a.k.a Rekha  |  January 11, 2009 at 8:32 am

    yeah!….”they (spouse/boyfriend) think that we did not have a life before we met them!!!”…anyways, I gss we girls love the attention showered from time to time…!..:)

  • 8. DewdropDream  |  January 15, 2009 at 1:14 pm

    Forgive me for being so scatterbrained but I can’t remember if I delurked earlier. It’s just that I’ve been checking your blog regularly for a while now hoping you’ll do a new post soon and wanted to leave a comment and say I really enjoy coming by here šŸ™‚

  • 9. Suki  |  January 28, 2009 at 3:03 am

    Total LOL @ “did you pee?”

    still LOL!

    How is the Zumba going? Is it possible for people who have about a dozen left feet(that keep tumbling all over each other) to learn it? šŸ™‚

    Clueless: Well, thankfully everyone is equally bad and we just keep staring at the instructor to keep pace. Hardly any time to look at ourselves or others. Do the answer is, I still don’t know!

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