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As we work together to hide from and outsmart this vicious virus, I’m taking my dance fitness parties online! Join me, from the comfort of your own home, for some happiness, hope & heavy breathing! (& sexy hand-washing, too!)

 

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~ Live Classes ~

Rouse your body and spirit with a ten-song Bandaloop dance wakeup workout with KRS-10.

Dances with Dave

Dave chose a husband-safe playlist and overcame all the obstacles (shyness, extra feet, and mirroring) to release his inner rock star. Bring a partner.

Here’s the playlist on Spotify

(Includes Weezer, Devo and Bruce!)

Hair by Zumba

Straight-up Latin Faves from Zumba days. Also available on-demand.

Take a joy break for a fun mid-day dance party! Sweats are great, but no lounging! Shake it loose with vampy faves and return to work with a smile on your face!

Here’s the playlist on Spotify

 

Prancercise 2.0

With all the benefits of the original dreamlike Prancercise, this is a herd workout that combines choreography with nature in a unique and joyful way of thundering along with other humans.

Here’s the playlist on Spotify

~ On Demand ~

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Get access to videos of favorite songs and dance when you can.

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Love offerings welcome!


~ PLAYSHOPS ~

 

90-minute Dance workouts on a theme; burn 1000 calories with education, self-expression, and joy! “Ten Decades of Dance”  | “Around the World in 80 Minutes”  | “I Am Woman”  | Devil’s Music” | “Salute to America” | “Black Music Matters” | “Vamp Camp”

Most-requested songs: My Shot” | “No” | “I Am Woman

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Contact KRS-10 about a dance playshop for your community, place of work, or organization!


KRS-10 (a.k.a. Kristen Caven) has taught Zumba™ for over a decade so she takes her Happy Dance as seriously as Snoopy, bringing groups together to “sweat yourself silly” Her certifications include Basic Zumba, Zumba Gold, Online Zumba. She is also a certified Positive Psychology Practitioner and Plate By Zumba coach. Kristen works with TeachRock and incorporates methods and moves from Figure 8, Shakti Warrior, and Showgirl Shaman. Follow her on Facebook and her website. Contact her at krs10dance@gmail.com.

“Super fun, and full of smiles and creativity. KRS-10 is the cat’s meow! Definitely check out her dance classes if you have the urge. Always great to perform with and learn from.” —Stephanie P., DecoBelle

“KRS-10’s classes are great. Kristen teaches with grace and creativity and along with the fun, you get a really nice workout. Not to be missed.” —Nancy B., Writer

“I never thought of myself as a dancer! But in your classes I feel so free.” —Louise, 78

“Who knew you could Zumba to Glenn Miller and Scott Joplin?” — Janet, 69

“This is the best break in my week. It helps everything else go smoothly.” — Lela, 42

“I just feel so happy all day long after class!” —Atefe, 24

You’re a great teacher. We all look forward to ‘getting down’ on Fridays.” —Josh, 17


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What? You’re still here? Great! I could talk about Bandaloop all day!

 

Sweat Yourself Silly!

As KRS10, I teach live and online dance classes that give you permission to express yourself through state-of-the-art and age-old exercise. Dancing with both freedom and structure, you’ll build mental, emotional, and physical health and resilience while losing yourself in music!

Fun First, Fitness Follows.

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My dance students have treated and healed from conditions from depression to neuropathy to ADHD, losing weight and building strength and confidence through a practice of happiness. My teaching style is Zumba-based so it’s easy to follow, even though it challenges your mind. I first became a licensed ZIN in 2011 and enjoy nothing more than a room full of kids, teens, adults, or seniors who are ready to party!

We Even Do The Snoopy Dance!

What’s the “Literary Twist?” I teach dance because it gets me out from behind my computer!  I’m a writer, so I can’t help but share interesting, weird things about the songs I teach and the moves I use. I often engage with current events with my playlist, so we get a chance to work out our feelings as well. I got certified in Positive Psychology by The Flourishing Center, so I’m practiced at expanding positive emotion.

 

 

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“My dancing queens (young and sweet, only seven-ty)…always laughed at the gut punch at the end of Mambo Italiano” —from Ten Days, Ten Pounds

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So what’s with the name?

An excerpt from Jitterbug Perfume by Tom Robbins:

Philosophers have argued for centuries about how many angels can dance on the head of a pin, but materialists have known all along that it depends on whether they are jitterbugging or dancing cheek to cheek.

The program focused on a new dance craze that was sweeping Argentina. “They call it the Bandaloop,” said the announcer,  “and everyone is doing it.”
On the screen, the dancers were skipping and bounding about the floor in a kind of exaggerated polka. Every once in a while, they would stop, execute a little backward and forward jitterbug step, then, yelling “Bandaloop!” they would jump straight in the air, up and down, five times.
“But the bandaloop is more than just another dance fad,” the announcer said. “It’s a health fad, as well. Supposedly, it can add years, even decades, to your life.”
The camera panned to dancers in a Buenos Aires night spot, then back to a close-up of Effecto, who, Priscilla perceived, was looking youthful and fit, indeed. “These dance she make zee blood happy, zee bones happy. I don’t know how explain eet, but theese dance she celebrate that we are not, you know, died already.”
—from Jitterbug Perfume by Tom Robbins

 

 

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