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Jennifer Lauren
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Founder and Blogger, www.TheZBeat.com
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Zumba Cruisin'!
Just back from the Zumba cruise and - wow! I thought I had met lots of Zenthusiasts before but this trip really brings the faithful together. Five nights of dancing in classes, great meals, dancing in the clubs, excursions at the port cities, dancing in the...
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Top 10 Things to Say to Someone in your Zumba Spot
We've all been there. Here are 10 ways to handle someone standing in your spot. I recommend printing a copy for your gym bag. :) 1. You must not be from around here. Let me show you around. We have some lovely vacant land over here by the fan.   2. Don't sa...
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3.1 Miles, and Setting Goals for YOU
Yep, it was just a 5K... but it was also my first road race AND my first full, uninterrupted  3.1 miles in close to two years. Oh, it was also my first time running outside and not on the treadmill with a baby staring/crying/in-need-of-rescuing/etc. I was w...
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Catching up!
Oh, hey friends! I know it's been a long time. It wasn't an accident. After I went back to work post-maternity leave, I knew a few things would have to change to be able to keep up with a full-time job, 2 hours of commuting daily, being a mom, generally tak...
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Where've I been? Where am I going?
Hello, blogiverse! A lot of bloggers feel guilty when they take a long break. I've gone back and forth between immense guilt and feeling like it's ok, since I haven't had anything terribly interesting to say in a while! As you know from my last post , fitne...
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No Excuses or Balanced Approach?
Motherhood is awesome and all-encompassing... so much so that I'm finding it super difficult to make time for exercise. I miss working out - it's something I really love to do. But, between a full time job (one that's meaningful to me, where I expend a good...
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The Latest on ZLife
Hello! In case you've missed it, I've been blogging away over at ZLife. I'll be back here with new content soon, but check these articles out in the meantime! 10 Best Dance Movies of All Time: http://zlife.zumba.com/10-of-our-all-time-favorite-dance-movies/...
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Zumba Time All the Time
This post is by Dana , a guest blogger on The Z Beat! Let's just say you can take the girl out of the Zumba class but you can't take the Zumba class out of the girl! Here are just two examples of what I mean. Table for Two: The
evening starts off innocently...
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10 Reasons Why We Screw Up in Class
We all have moments that belong on the Zumba instructor blooper reel. But why? I've narrowed it down to one of these 10 reasons. AmIright? 1. Suddenly remembering an item for your To Do list: Groceries! Carpool pick-up! Finishing your taxes! It's SO hard to...
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How to be prepared for (almost) anything!
There are a variety of lessons I have learned over the past couple of
years as a fitness instructor. Some lessons have been invaluable and some have
been funny… as a result of a complete mishap. What I have learned on a
fundamental level is to be prepared f...
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