Rumbaxé, a combination of different techniques from Afro-Peruvian dance, Samba Axé, Ballet, and a wide range of modern Latin rhythms, is a class designed to cause one to explore, through dance, all of the possibilities of movement in the Human body in a manner that is not only enjoyable, but also relaxing and therapeutic. Being much more than just a Latin dance class, Rumbaxé is an opportunity to impassion oneself with music, rediscover one’s body, become possessed by rhythm, and strip away any obstacles that prevent one from being completely happy.
After a revitalizing warm-up session, the superb musical repertoire that accompanies the class invites one to perform coordinated movements in an infinite variety of alternatives, thus exercising both hemispheres of the brain. Contractions, extensions, and suggestive movements of the pelvis, waist, legs, hips, solar plexus, arms and shoulders, all typical of Afro rhythm, charges attendees with energy. Not one muscle is left untouched, including those in the face which cannot escape from smiling.
Rumbaxé particular combination of steps and body movements enhances to the maximum the benefits of an authentic dancing class. On the one hand, improves balance, flexibility and endurance; gives strength to our lungs, heart, muscles and bones and lubricates the joints; acts as a calorie blaster and increases energy levels; aids in lipid control which raises our good cholesterol; improves cardiovascular conditioning leading to slower heart rate and lower blood pressure; exercises functionality of the mind and the nervous system. On the other hand, develops our sense of well being, builds confidence and elevates our mood while raising our endorphin levels; diminishes depression symptoms, reduces stress, boosts memory and keeps us young.
Following 45 minutes of ecstasy, the class concludes with a session that combines several techniques from Yoga, Tai Chi, and Biodanza all into a period of relaxation that immerses one in a state of vitality, serenity, and peace leaving the mind and body in absolute, perfect harmony. It is the real secret of eternal youth.