Five Zumba Routines for Spanish Class

I already made it clear in my last post that you don’t have to wait until Friday to dance in class. It’s important to get your students moving to help them stay in tuned with you. The Zumba routines below are easy to follow and the songs are very catchy.

Ready, set, go!


Vivir mi vida – Marc Anthony


La gozadera – Gente de Zona & Marc Anthony

Madre Tierra – Chayanne


Bailando – Enrique Iglesias

La Tierra del Olvido – Carlos Vives
Happy dancing!

BRAIN BREAKS FOR SPANISH CLASS

BRAIN BREAKS FOR SPANISH CLASS

I am “brain break” lover! I teach young students, but it doesn’t matter how old your students are, a little break to get them moving will help them tune into class. I use brain breaks a lot, but depending on the time of the day, I have noticed that they are more needed, especially with classes after lunch.

Here is a list of brain breaks for different levels.

Chocolate
Choco, choco, la, la
Cho, choco, te, te
Chocola, chocote,

¡Chocolate!

 

Palo bonito
Palo, palo, palo,
palo bonito,
palo eh,
eh, eh, ah
palo bonito, palo eh.
Hula en español: Five minute video that will get your students moving!
La Yenka: This could also be used as a fun choreography for your students to learn!
You can also use it as freeze dance by just chanting “izquierda, izquierda, derecha, derecha, adelante y atrás, 1, 2, 3” and then everyone freezes.
La Familia Sapo: Perfect to review family members while getting everyone moving
Todo el movimiento: Great to review parts of the body
El baile de la ensalada
Have fun moving in class!

Carolina