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New street style dancing classes in Tamworth

New street style dancing classes are going down a storm at the Fitness Junction in Tamworth, where people are krumping their way to fitness without even realising it.

The new street style dancing sessions with Helen Martin provide all the benefits of intensive interval training, but with lots of fun, laughter and music thrown in for a great overall workout.

Helen is currently running a series of 30-minute taster sessions to give people a flavour of dancefit, before a full one-hour set is added to the amazing timetable of group gym classes at the Fitness Junction.

Dancefit classes open to non-members

While existing members of the Fitness Junction can take advantage of the new classes as part of their membership packages, everyone is invited to join the party. The street style dancing sessions are also open to non-members at a cost of £7 per session, to enable as many people as possible to enjoy this fun workout set in one of the best alternative gyms in Tamworth.

Helen said: “We all know that interval training is considered the best kind of exercise to get results and that’s exactly what dance is. However, it has so many other benefits thrown in. We get to enjoy music, embrace creativity, laugh, smile and generally have a great time. You will work out without even realising you’re working out.

“No experience is required. As long as you have a heartbeat, you have rhythm. There’s no need to feel self-conscious or worry that I will have you spinning on your head! We all work together and everyone’s welcome. You just have to embrace your inner child!”

The benefits of street style dancing

Dancing as an exercise has many benefits for both physical and mental health.

These include:

  • Strong bones and lubricated joints, which can help prevent conditions such as osteoporosis and arthritis
  • Boosting circulation
  • Burning calories and improving stamina
  • Dancing aids in lipid control, which raises good cholesterol (HDL) and lowers bad cholesterol (LDL)
  • Improved memory through the recall of steps, routines and patterns. Mental exercises help keep the mind young, quick and alert
  • Stabilises muscles, while protecting the core and keeping you less prone to injury
  • Improves co-ordination and strengthens reflexes
  • Great for your social life as you’ll be sure to make new friends in this fun environment

Varied programme of exercise classes in Tamworth

The new street style dancefit classes are the latest addition to a jam-packed timetable of classes at the Fitness Junction, where more than 30 classes are on offer every week.

If dancing is not your thing, there’s plenty more to choose from. The wide variety of group training classes means there’s something for everyone. This includes boxing, street style self-defence classes and high intensity interval training for overall fitness.

Depending on the membership package selected, members can take advantage of classes included in the price, while non-members can attend on as a pay as you go basis for £7 per session.

Fantastic free weights and equipment for functional training

As one of the top alternative gyms in Tamworth, the Fitness Junction boasts state-of-the-art equipment for functional fitness based on compound exercises, set in a canal-side unit in Fazeley, Tamworth.

Members can use the weights and equipment as often as they like and non-members are invited to use the free weights section for £7 per session.

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