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Saturday, September 15, 2012

Being New

I walked into a new Zumba class in my new town last night and I didn't know a single person there.

It can be tough being the newbie.

It can be a little awkward.

How similar this was to my first Zumba class on January 12, 2010.

I remember that I weighed about 221 lbs at my first Zumba class.

I wore sweat pants and a big T-shirt. 

I stood in the back of the room.

But I still figured out the moves (it took more than a few classes with my two left feet).

And it turned out that I made some great friends in that class back in early 2010.

So, let's fast forward...

Fast forward to last night.  Here I am after Zumba class.

The workout clothes may be a little different now.

And I chose to stand in the front of the room this time.

...but I still know what it's like to be the newbie.

12 comments:

  1. I love how you took(I guess I should say KEPT) the control and just continued on with what you've been doing.

    You are the newbie whose not! lol

    Sandra

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  2. Its a different you starting out as a newbie this time even though the feeling inside is the same Im sure the feeling inside the room was not - you are the cool new chick with the Zumba moves in your hot workout outfit. LOL - hope you will form new friendships in your new class and your new town. I know how hard it is to relocate - Good Luck!

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  3. Great job not slinking away to the back!

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  4. I always seem to be the new kid on the block in exercise classes and I do hide in the back. I go there partly because I hate being asked to move because "I always exercise there." That drives me crazy. I want to say "You should have been on time." but, of course, I never do. I just move and keep going. :(

    Good job on finding a class quickly.

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  5. Our zumba class rotates rows after every song, but I always start in the front so I can immediately move to the back after the warm up song! Haha. :)

    So proud of you facing a new situation with your adorbs workout clothes and fantastic attitude!

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  6. I hope you like your new instructor!! They can be SOOO different sometimes.

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  7. Now you're just new to that class, not new to fitness or health!!

    Oh, and my Ruffles with Love prize shirt arrived today - look for a picture this weekend, it's so cute!!

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  8. That's my issue sometimes. I wish I could just walk in a dancing class being the newest there and going there by myself, knowing no one and learn pretty much from scratch the moves! I find that so awkward and complicated to do!

    Congrats!

    EMILIO!

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  9. WEll crapity..you moved to Cali? You will have to let me know where so when I do my yearly trans-state drive to Mill Valley I can make sure and meet you for Coffee or some such thing.

    Tina

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  10. good for you!!! How cool...hope the instructor rocked it...I totally believe and instructor can make you fall in love with the class!

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