Aerobics with Soul® – An African Workout
Aerobics with Soul® is a unique and innovative use of traditional African dance for exercise. Based on the dances from her native country of Tanzania, Aerobics with Soul® is a multidimensional and multi-level class combining the best of the Fitness industry guidelines with the magic and creativity of African dance. The dances are broken down into beginning, intermediate and advanced moves, so everyone can get a good aerobic workout at their own fitness level. Aerobics with Soul®, will liberate the dancer in you, and show you that fitness with a world beat, is educational, entertaining and fantastically fun. The only requirement is an open mind, a relaxed, happy body, and the ability to NOT take yourself too seriously!
Maria Nhambu has made sharing her love of Africa and its culture and rhythms the focus of her life. Born in Tanzania, East Africa, she came to the United States in 1963. Her passion for African dance, art and culture inspired her to create and teach her dance workout Aerobics With Soul®, and fuels her work as an unofficial cultural ambassador. In that role she gives African dance presentations and speaks about Africa to groups across the U.S. and around the world.
Currently Maria Nhambu lives in Delray Beach, Florida, and Minneapolis, Minnesota.