By Melissa Chan
Being a bride can be stressful and every bride wants to look perfect on her wedding day. Selecting the right dress is one of the most important steps. However, what happens when you’ve noticed trouble spots in the mirror like saggy arms and unsightly folds in your back? Though your big day is months away, it’s never too early or too late to start getting into shape. After all, everyone will be looking at you from the moment you walk down the aisle and not to mention, those pre-wedding shots as well!
No need to hit the panic button just yet. If the normal gyms are not your cup-of-tea, why not give dancing a try? Picture yourself going through a series of dance routines that are fun, exciting and minus the clunky gym equipments. Who knows, you may spice things up on your first dance as husband and wife!
Here are few dance routines or classes that you might give it a try!
Join the globally-renowned fitness programme which is inspired by Latin dances, and jive to that perfect figure you’ve always craved for!
Aqua Zumba® integrates the Zumba® philosophy with traditional fitness disciplines – under water! Aqua Zumba® is to create a workout blend that is cardio-conditioning and body-toning!
The Burlesque programme promises to bring out the Diva in you! Designed for parody and to generate laughter from the audience, Burlesque has since evolved into a bolder, fiercer dance genre. Think of Christina Aguilera in ‘Burlesque’ or the girls in ‘Chicago’!
Learn to control your hips and stomach with different techniques of body isolation. Dance your way to a sexier you and imagine those abs!
Hula Hoop Dance
Learn proper hooping techniques with various fun on-body and off-body hoop tricks! Hooping helps you to build strength, tone your body, train your core muscles for better balance and improve your flexibility.
There are no magic mirrors or wishing wells when it comes to fitness and health. Try to find a dance routine that you are comfortable with, and don’t overdo it. Taking small steps at a time will help you build up the confidence and getting into the pace. Soon enough, you’ll achieve your goals.
In the end, dancing should be a relaxing and an enjoyable experience for you, as you too get a chance to de-stress yourself. Keeping stress levels to a minimum so you may appreciate every moment of your wedding day and the process that comes along.
Finally you may fit into that beautiful dress of yours, and it’s time to stroll down the aisle in the new confidence that you have!