Many of those who practice Zumba fitness are wondering what shoes are better for Zumba. In this article I would like to talk about different brands that make Zumba shoes. Currently there are not so many companies that produce shoes that are suitable for Zumba. And here are five of them:
1. Capezio - another dance-focused shoe company. It was founded by Salvatore Capezio in late 19 century. And though it doesn't have a great choice of sneakers, those few that they have are really created with dancers in mind, offering several technologies and unique design for the best possible comfort, arch support and cushioning. Advantages: deep understanding of what a dancer needs. Disadvantages: very small choice of Zumba suitable shoes.
2. BSM Soga is the youngest from all the mentioned brands. It was created in 1987 and specializes in fitness shoes for women. Ryka has a decent selection of Zumba shoes which are equipped with latest technologies like special mix of different foams in the sole for better shock absorption and cushioning, or arch to heel shank for rigidity. Advantages: shoes created with a woman in mind. Disadvantages: small choice of shoes suitable for Zumba.
3. Asics is a Japanese company that specializes in athletic shoes and equipment for a great number of sports activities. Asics doesn't make much for dance, however those several shoes they have in their collection are really great for Zumba. In their dance shoes Asics uses their patented GEL® cushioning system that absorbs shock and protects your feet. Asics' GEL shoe line has been receiving numerous raves from the athletes in all different sports. Advantages: great technology that would provide comfort and style. Disadvantages: very little choice of dance