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Jul 14, 2011

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Melanie

Hi Jacque, So sorry to hear about your issue at your Zumba class. Some people just don't realize their rudeness. I would try one more time to explain that while she does pay her gym dues too, it's common courtesy to yield to those who arrive on time for a class--it's also not good to arrive late for a class as you might not get a proper warm-up which can lead to injury. And she may not realize she's crowding you out, but she is.

And then if she still doesn't make an effort, you might want to ask your instructor to step in and possibly make a general announcement during a break in class that if you arrive late to please respect those who arrived on time for class and take an available spot in the back, and to also explain why it's not safe to arrive late for class. That might encourage the problem classmate to arrive on time--or at least not try to take over your spot after class has started. Best of luck!

Melanie

Hey Jackie, of course I remember you. Thanks for hanging with me all these years.

It is unbelievable that we have Zumba teaching and mystery shopping in common. Thanks for the compliment on the blog, and feel free to join me on my Facebook page for Zumba where I put up a lot of great tidbits http://www.facebook.com/zumbaforhealthwithmelaniejordan

Jackie Brown

Hey Melanie, great stuff here! I haven't heard from you in a long time with your coach letters, and then find out we are both doing shops AND Zumba instructors. I think I subscribed to you way back in 2001. So cool!! Zumba love- Jackie in California

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