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Disc Summary: Warm-Up: Simple Latin dance steps that will get you ready to move. Latin Basics: Low-impact, calorie-burning aerobic routine using the smooth, sexy steps of salsa, merengue, and cha-cha. It's an easy and fun introduction that will get your hips moving and your heart pumping! Latin Sizzle: Turn up the tempo and com pine all the steps into one spicy, non-stop routine. Cool-Down and Stretch: Rejuvenate and relax. Bonus: Partner Dancing: It's more fun with two!
Kathy Smith: Latin Rhythm Dance Workout
Beginner: Just starting out, very overweight or haven't exercised in over six months.
Intermediate: Active in sports, dance or any regular exercise (2 to 3 times per week).
Advanced: Very active in sports or consistently work out four or more times per week.
Aerobics Choreography: Basic
Basic: The easiest to follow. It ranges from simple walking-style marches to sports and athletic movements.
Complex: More intricate combinations and patterns. They're ideal for people who like to dance.
Moderate: More interesting than Basic, less dancy than Complex.
Toning Emphasis: Total Body
Upper body: Arms, chest and back.
Lower Body: Legs, thighs, hips and buttocks.
Abs: Abdominals (stomach), core and sometimes lower back.
Total body: Tones all three of the above muscle groups.
Instructor: Kathy Smith (Instructor Profile)
Runtime: 50 min.
Street Date: 06/10/2014
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Salsa, merengue and cha cha — this high-energy program features Latin’s hottest moves and hottest music. Kathy’s superb cuing makes it effective and easy to follow; the pulsating music makes it motivating and fun. Filmed with a live band in LA’s famous Conga Room, it may feel more like a party than a workout. Kathy introduces each dance with the basics. Then, when you’re comfortable with the steps, she adds the variations — from pivots and kicks to direction and tempo changes (often using a voiceover to expertly guide you through the new move). Want to use these sultry steps on the dance floor? Great! The video ends with a short instructional segment on partner-dancing. Excellent production quality. ©1999.