Tag Archive | Indoor Games

The Shushan Shake

As many of you know, the middle school students at Greenfield Hebrew Academy in Atlanta use Zamzee to track their physical activity. A few months ago the Atlanta Hawks visited GHA students. This month, the GHA students are doing their own version of the Harlem Shake!

All we have to say is this: You guys rock!

4 “How To Dance” Tutorials: Fun ideas to get moving indoors

There are some days we’d rather stay inside, but hanging out at home doesn’t mean you have to stop moving. An afternoon indoors is the perfect opportunity to learn some sweet dance moves – and break out a sweat while you’re at it. Pull up YouTube, start a challenge (try the Paparazzi Dash or Breakdance Battle), and get your groove on.

Here are a few of our favorite “how to dance” videos.

1. How to do the dance steps to “What Makes you Beautiful” by One Direction

One Direction is taking the world by storm. If you can score tickets to a 1D show, you’ll need to come prepared with the right dance moves.

Have ‘em perfect and ready to dance backup on stage? Try keeping up with the boys themselves.

2. How to do the dance steps to the “Hoedown Throwdown” from Hannah Montana (Miley Cyrus)

We all know coordinating the perfect line dance ain’t easy. These girls shows us how it’s done in a super simple, step-by-step tutorial. Continue reading

5 Indoor Games for when it’s Hot, Hot, Hot!

By Heather from RookieMoms.com

Being active in the summertime on those sweltering days can be a challenge. Sometimes all you want to do is sneak into an air-conditioned movie theater and slurp sodas while a blockbuster movie does the work for you.

Here are a few enjoyable ways to keep your body moving while you hide from the heat.

Hula Hoop the Heat! (Image sourced from the Independent.)

Hula Hoop

Grab your hoop, clear some space, and get twirling. For novice hoopers, clip your zamzee to your waistband and try to keep the hoop spinning around your middle.

If that gets too easy, try some maneuvers around your arms, legs or neck. Or you can add more hoops to your middle. All of these motions are good exercise

Dance-off!

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