The fun of Zumba is the dance steps. But the Zumba dance steps can also be a source of frustration to some. If you are new to a class, you will have to focus on the steps at first. But don’t worry….a few times in the class and the moves will become second nature to you!
There are SO many dance steps in Zumba….so there is no way I can cover them all for you. In fact, Zumba has over 20 different dance rhythms, and each one has a different set of steps. But, there are a few basic Zumba dance steps to show you.
There is a series of videos on Youtube covering some basic sets of steps for Zumba. I am happy to share them here for you.
If you have never been to a Zumba class (or still feel uncomfortable with the moves) get up from your computer and dance along! She does a great job breaking down the Zumba dance steps to make them easier for you!
Cumbia is one of the core rhythms and a great beginner move to learn!
I love the name of this step! The Sleepy Leg! It is a classic, simple Cumbia move!
Salsa is one of the core rhythms. The step is simple when you break it down…
This is some really basic bellydance Zumba moves.
Merengue is a very simple Zumba dance step. Its basically a march.
This is a classic Zumba move named after the creator of Zumba- Beto! We do this single, single, double thing a lot in Zumba.