This week’s Every Gym’s Nightmare is Mariposa from What Do I Eat Now?. She made a video for us!
This is Amy aka “Mariposa” from What Do I Eat Now?. For as long as I can remember I have been dancing. Never formally beyond a few years of ballet as a kid up until 4 years ago when I took up ballroom dancing. Since then I have been dancing more often than can be considered an obsession. I dance 24/7 whether it’s in my head or in my living room pumping the tunes through my little mp3 player. This is pretty much how I stay in shape. Just shakin’ the rump! I also do Turbo Jam to supplement my dancing. Turbo Jam is a GREAT way to get in shape FAST and it’s set to high energy dance music that just makes you work harder without even realizing it. I decided to do this video to incorporate a little from both methods- hip hop dance and some kick-ass kickboxing! In May I am attending a teacher certification conference for TurboKick which is the non-Beachbody version of TurboJam. Same instructors- just not done through Beach Body! I’m hoping to start teaching soon after that and bring my own style of fun-loving and EASY hip hop/Latin moves and mix it with kickboxing. I hope you enjoy the video! We had a lot of fun filming this and I actually posted the “out-takes” on my website. A big shout-out to my sisters and the kids- Val for holding the camera without shaking. Robyn for goofing off with me and doing some white-girl booty popping- the Peanut and Jocelyn for choreographing a new dance to the song- (if you watch the video on my site you can see the kids dancing) and also to my father for putting up with all my bull-crap to reformat this video!
If you guys like it enough- I’ll do more I promise! : )
OMG, everyone has to promise to do that sometime today right along with video. I already did. I’m not kidding.