I took a Nia class today at my gym. Nia is a sensory-based movement practice that draws from martial arts, dance arts and healing arts. I’m a dancer, so this class was fun for me with a cool spiritual twist.
The best way to classify it is as interpretive dance, so you have to be comfortable with moving around in a crazy way without a care in the world. 🙂
The teacher said to feel gratitude for our muscles.
I’ve been taking a lot of group classes like yoga, Pilates, and Zumba, and notice some people leaving class before the final cool down.
I skip stretching way too often when I’m doing my own workout, but if you’re already in class, why not stay 5 more minutes?
Stretching is so important. Like Chelsea said, it doesn’t matter how flexible you are. It’s important to remember that flexibility is an equal part to being fit. Stretch it out now.
Do you notice people leaving exercise classes early?
Whatever floats your boat, I guess!