My African Dance Workout and Laughter yoga for wellbeing

In my youthful days, I used to be in an African Dance Troupe called Sakumoh and it was based in Tottenham UK. I really loved it as we got to travel perform at various venues as we shared our love for African Dance. During lock down, i discovered a lady called Vikki who is a Kukuwa African Fitness instructor, as I attended her classes, I felt my passion for dance coming back. She mentioned the training she went through, and I too decided to undertake the training with KUKUWA https://kukuwafitness.com/ I also love to laugh, and trained to be a laughter yoga teacher and have been delivering sessions for various organisations over the years. http://www.laughterassociation.com/directory/name/genny-jones/

I must say studying to be a kukuwa fitness instructor was one of the challenging things I have done as I have not studied for years and learning about body parts etc at first was not exciting to me. Despite this, I carried on with the course and though I failed the first exam, I just carried on and was happy when I eventually passed both the theory and practical.

Due to the success of my first taster sessions last month, I decided to put some more free sessions this month before my paid sessions start in September. Email me now to book your free space and I will send you the zoom link info@gennyjonestraining.com

Kukuwa® Dance Workout (KDW®)
Kukuwa® Dance Workout (KDW®) is a unique style of fitness that is derived from cultural dance movements, from across the continent of Africa.

Kukuwa® Dance Workout classes are suitable to all ages and levels of fitness. The same classes are suitable for beginners, intermediate, and advanced levels of fitness. All the dance routines are such that one can choose to either walk through the whole dance class or keep up with the normal pace of the class. All dance movements are low impact, and both seniors and children can participate. Pregnant women can also take Kukuwa® Dance Workout from the start of their pregnancy to full term, depending, of course, on the approval from their doctors.

Kukuwa® Dance Workout should be done 3 times or more weekly in order to – increase flexibility, strength, coordination, build stamina, balance, burn off fat & calories and maintain fitness.

The Short-Term Benefits of Kukuwa® Dance Workout

• Improvement of cardiovascular endurance and respiratory systems

• Improvement of the efficiency of body performance

• Improvement in muscle flexibility and cardiac efficiency

• Increase in stroke volume – blood that is pumped with each heartbeat

• Lowered heart rate

• Improvement in muscular endurance and muscular strength

• Improvement in breathing capacity

• Increased capacity of respiratory ventilation

• Improved capacity for dissipating metabolically produced heat

The Long-Term Benefits of Kukuwa® Dance Workout

• Increase in lean body mass and muscle mass

• Decrease in body fat

• Positive, visible changes in body composition

About our Classes::

Open all fitness and dance levels.

What to wear

Comfortable clothing in which you can easily move

Bare foot, Jazz shoes, jazz sneakers, indoor sneakers, or thin socks.

Other things you need:-

Water and Small towel  

Come and be ready to move your boombsey.

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