Reviews for Olga and BoogieCamp
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Testimonials - Zumba Gold Classes
"BoogieCamp is awesome, fun, energetic, and a good social event.
"I have taken the Zumba Gold classes with Olga for the last two terms and have no hesitation in recommending them to everyone. If there is a more enjoyable way of exercising then I have yet to find it. The music is wonderful, the atmosphere incredibly supportive and the only sore muscles I've gone home with have been the ones in my face from laughing so much during the class. The classes are so much fun and an extremely effective workout for people who are perhaps not as limber as they used to be. My posture has improved and my back is certainly a lot looser after the class. My only regret is that there is not another class during the week."
Zumba Gold Fitness is a fun social gathering and the bonus is you do a bit of exercise as well. You can do things at your own pace. I thoroughly recommend it !
"I have now been a keen participant of Olga's Zumba Gold Class on a Monday at the Kenmore State School Community Education program for the past two terms. I have thoroughly enjoyed the program. I have always found Olga to be inspirational with her enthusiasm and continual energy. She makes the classes easy to follow and adjusts her teaching to suit the class speed and comprehension of the moves. With new moves to learn each new term, it continues to challenge while still providing some of the old ones so we don’t feel so uncoordinated. I would recommend 'Olga’s Zumba Gold' class to anyone wishing to get moving and improve their fitness."
A great way to safely push the body and have a laugh.
"At 52, I was really unfit and 35kg overweight. I wanted to take on some regular exercise that would fit in with my lifestyle and the weight loss program that my nutritionist had set for me. I saw the ad for Zumba Gold in the local community education pamphlet and thought it might be worth giving a try. I was a bit anxious about what to expect and whether I would be able to keep up with the pace. Olga's class was a really pleasant surprise; I love the dancing, the music and most of all, I love the fun and satisfying feeling I have at the end of each Zumba Gold class ... and ... I can keep up! As a result, I have started losing the weight and toning up, and am feeling much fitter and happier than I have in years!"
I have attended Olga's Zumba Gold classes for 4 years now and enjoy the classes because Olga's fun loving and easy going attitude puts everyone at ease. All fitness levels and ages can enjoy Zumba Gold as Olga encourages everyone to work at their own pace, you don't have to be perfect as she famously quotes "or your own version" as long as you keep moving.
Olga's Zumba Gold classes are a great way of exercising while having fun. No pressure - great music too. Just love it.
"I have finally found an exercise I like - Zumba Gold! Being over 50 and in the "not so fit" category, I have found this class to be a good overall workout while being able to laugh at the same time ! Learning the steps takes my mind off the fact I am exercising and the time flies past. I love the different types of music and was excited to see myself improve over the 8 weeks. Olga is an excellent teacher and very encouraging and enthusiastic. I would highly recommend this class to anyone of any age."
This class has really been of benefit to me as I have a heart condition and need to keep active. I find walking very tedious so this class has given me impetus to have a weekly workout with friends. I will continue attending the class while it continues to be both enjoyable and of benefit to my health. Olga's sense of humour makes the class more enjoyable.
"It was my pleasure to attend Olga's Zumba Gold Class at Strathpine. I needed an activity that would move and groove my inner self and at the same time be fun. Whilst booking I hoped that this would be what I was looking for. Olga's classes were perfect and gave me music that I could relate to and recall. Olga was considerate to class members who may have had an injury or weakness and guided us in protecting whilst dancing. The Zumba Class became a highlight for the week and I thank Olga for her talent."
"Zumba Gold has been a fun, safely active and yet gentle way to get my old and creaky bones and body moving again. There is a lovely variety of music and styles of dance. Olga's ever cheerful and encouraging approach means that I look forward to it every week. Highly recommended!"
Really enjoyed the Zumba Gold classes with Olga. Easy and low impact and made to feel welcome from the first class.
For more info about Zumba Gold classes, click here.
Testimonials - Couples Latin Dance
"We just wanted to let you know that we love the energy and patience you show in your class and will highly recommend it."
We love Olga's enthusiasm and energy. Learning to dance is lots of fun with BoogieCamp.
Olga provides a fun and encouraging atmosphere with lots of resources for dancing.
Olga has given me the chance to learn to dance in a friendly non-judgemental space, and she makes it fun. Thank you Olga.
"[We] like the small class size and how many steps we learned in the limited time - never felt bored. Wonderful instructors!"
"Thanks for an awesome [Couples Latin Dance Night]!! Jam packed with moves and humour.. memories made.. and loved the home made choc cake too.. mmm"
“Lively instructor, and enjoyed the step by step personal instruction. Very relaxed atmosphere. Freedom for self expression.“
"Friendly instructors, good paced lessons, [and] friendly group of people. Input sought from students. Good room size. Enjoyed the classes."
“BoogieCamp is a really fun, relaxing way to learn to dance. You go at your own pace. The instructors are so nice and helpful, not intimidating at all.”
"Just wanted to let you know how much Eric and I enjoyed last night [(Latin by Candlelight)]! A lovely concept and beautifully delivered. We actually appreciated the fact that it was a small group. The candles created a wonderfully relaxed atmosphere and once we got over ourselves, we both had a great time! Thank you to Olga and Anne for your effort. It is greatly appreciated and we will see you next month."
"BoogieCamp provides a relaxed environment to find your way as you start out."
“1st night of dancing ever. It was great. Instructors were excellent. Made us feel comfortable.”
“Great atmosphere and general mood of crowd. Very welcoming for beginners. Great instructors.”
Olga injects a lot of fun and enthusiasm in teaching Couples Latin Dance, ensuring an engaging and educational lesson each session. Highly recommended.
Love the teacher.
Olga - you do a great job. We've enjoyed learning the different steps/sequences of each dance, while having fun. We've enjoyed the classes and appreciate your tremendous patience and enthusiasm! Your instructions are always clear - it's just our memories that don't always hold out too well. Well done.
"[We love] dancing as a couple. Fun night out. It's romantic. Good exercise."
"Good teacher - very confident and knowledgeable. Really interesting new dances. Love the music and the hall is a hidden gem. Nice nibbles and drinks."
"The professionalism mixed in with fun, versatility and variety. Lots of laughs, a very free spirited environment. Great lessons."
“Course structure took us from basic introduction to complete dance in weeks, allowing good time to practise and master each step. Instructors took time to make sure we were all proficient before moving on. A great introduction to dance.”
“I’ve tried a number of Latin dance classes but I found BoogieCamp’s venue, class size and relaxed instructor to be the best of all of them.”
“[Latin by Candlelight] was fun; easy instructions with a lovely mood.”
“I really enjoyed learning new steps in a relaxed atmosphere.”
“Instructors were lovely and easy to follow. Beautiful studio and mood. Enjoyed ourselves and laughed.”
“The easy going approach that made it fun. It was a wonderful balance of all aspects.”
“Atmosphere great. Friendly group. Really fun evening. Look forward to the next event.”
“Relaxed. Not locked in to multiple classes. Good atmosphere. Step by step - easy to follow.”
For more info about couples courses, click here.
Testimonials - BoogieFit Solo Latin Dance
I love BoogieFit because you don't feel intimidated by other students and the Instructor. It is a really welcoming, fun activity and I am learning some great dance steps in the bargain. BoogieFit is my favourite hour of the week.
I love the solo BoogieFit classes as I get to learn funky Latin moves and dance sequences which challenge the mind and also gives me a workout too.
I like how Olga teaches the classes in a relaxed atmosphere and keeps it fun. She encourages everyone to have a go.
Olga's classes are such fun. The sheer joy of joining en masse to cool moves put to awesome music is totally addictive. I thoroughly recommend it.
The BoogieFit Latin Solo classes with Olga are a lot of fun while providing a challenging workout for all ages. Olga creates a welcoming and friendly atmosphere for all to enjoy learning Latin dance moves without a partner.
Olga is a fantastic instructor and it doesn’t take long to get into the swing of things. [I] always leave with a smile and moving nice and free.
Firstly, we love Olga’s style of teaching - easy-going, patient and fun. Otherwise we wouldn’t have continued. It is also reasonably priced to learn at the Kenmore classes.
"Great fun. Good workout. No pressure. I loved it."
BoogieFit Solo Latin Dance classes have discontinued.
Feel free to check out a selection of BoogieFit Solo Latin Dance tracks on my YouTube channel here
Feel free to check out a selection of BoogieFit Solo Latin Dance tracks on my YouTube channel here
Testimonials - Private Lessons
"Dear Olga, Thank you for all the fun on my hen's night. The girls had a ball. The wedding was lovely and so very special. Regards, Emily"
~ Emily & Bryan (2010)
For more info about Private Lessons, click here.