Zumba Studio in Cardiff

Our Zumba classes at Village Gym Cardiff offer a high-energy fitness program that combines dance and aerobic movements for a fun and effective workout. 

If you’re looking to boost your energy levels, Zumba is a great way to tone your body, strengthen your core and improve your flexibility.

Grab some comfortable footwear and get ready to shake it loose!

Our Zumba Classes

Led by expert dance instructors, our Cardiff Zumba classes are set to the latest dance tunes. Get ready to groove to the beats of samba, mambo, and salsa during our 60-minute session. 

This dynamic cardio workout promises to sculpt your entire body while you have a blast burning calories and mastering your dance skills!

Who Will Love Zumba

Whether you're a beginner or a seasoned fitness enthusiast, Zumba offers a fun and effective way to improve cardiovascular health, stamina, and coordination. 

It's particularly popular among those who prefer group exercise settings, as it fosters a sense of community and motivation. 

Zumba's fusion of Latin-inspired dance movements with aerobic elements makes it accessible and enjoyable for a wide range of people, including those looking to add variety to their fitness routine or simply seeking a lively and engaging workout experience.

What To Bring To Your Zumba Class

Comfortable and breathable clothing is an ideal choice of clothing for a Zumba class as it allows for unrestricted movement. Moisture-wicking fabrics like spandex or polyester blends can keep you cool and dry throughout an energetic workout.

Proper footwear is essential; trainers with good support and cushioning will protect your feet and minimize the risk of injury during the high-impact dance moves. 

Lastly, don't forget to bring a towel and water bottle to stay hydrated and fresh throughout the session.


Zumba is a great option if you have a weight loss goal in mind as it encourages calorie-burning through high-energy, fun dance movements. Just one hour of mid-to-high intensity Zumba can burn up to 700+ calories and you can combine it with other forms of exercise, such as weekly strength training sessions. 

Look to reduce your calorie intake through a calorie deficit alongside regular physical activity to encourage weight loss. Doing Zumba two to three times a week, combined with strength training and a balanced diet can help you meet your goals.

Is Zumba hard of beginners?

Zumba can initially feel challenging for beginners, due to fast-paced choreography and unfamiliar dance moves. However, our Cardiff Zumba classes are designed to accommodate participants of all fitness levels, including beginners. 

Whether you're just starting out or a seasoned fitness enthusiast, Zumba offers a fun and effective way to improve cardiovascular health, stamina, and coordination.


Zumba incorporates a variety of basic steps inspired by dance styles like salsa, merengue, cumbia, reggaeton, and hip-hop. Some fundamental steps include the salsa basic, which involves stepping side to side while shifting weight between feet, and the merengue march, a simple march movement with exaggerated hip movements.

Other common steps include the cumbia step, which involves a side-to-side shuffle motion, and the reggaeton bounce, where participants bounce in place to the beat.  You can also expect some hip-hop elements like body rolls and isolations.


Zumba offers a dynamic, dance-based approach to fitness, combining cardiovascular exercise with elements of strength training and flexibility. Its upbeat music and social atmosphere can make workouts enjoyable and motivating.

On the other hand, the gym provides access to a wide range of equipment and classes tailored to specific fitness objectives. It allows for more targeted strength training and customization of workouts.

Ultimately, the best choice depends on personal preference, as both Zumba and the gym offer unique benefits for overall health and fitness.


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