It featured move that you may see at a zoo rather than a gym. And abc's rachel smith gave it a try. Reporter: This is not your momma's zumba class. They call it animal flow. A primitive approach to... See More
It featured move that you may see at a zoo rather than a gym. And abc's rachel smith gave it a try. Reporter: This is not your momma's zumba class. They call it animal flow. A primitive approach to exercise, at iquinox gyms across the country. It's the brainchild of mike. He claims he hasn't lifted a weight for three years. The flow part is a combination of different body weight disciplines. Most importantly, you burn a lot of calories. Reporter: First up, a one-on-one training session. THE A, B, Cs OF ANIMAL Movement. Back foot. Yes. There you go. Now, we're going to learn our Bs. Oh, my god. Try it again. Reporter: Once I was in touch with my inner animal, mike upped the ante. That's where we get into the flow pattern. Hold on. Reporter: That's where I got into -- wait, wait. A lost pattern. Keep the knee off of the ground. Reporter: But gradually, i was getting the hang of it. Then, it was time for class. Travel. Reporter: Look at my walk on the wild side, with the rachel cam. I'm the slowest crab. Good job. Just run back. Oh, thank god. You start to lose track that you're exercising. Any other disciplines you do outside of here, dance, pilates or yoga, you can feel it. Reporter: I was feeling it all right. We have a live demonstration of animal flow and its creator. This is mike fitch. Mike fitch. Teaches this only exclusive at equinox. This is a combination of yoga, pilates, martial arts. And it xdzs what body group? What muscles? This is a full body movement. This is a full body discipline. Hand and feet in contact with the ground. We're using every muscle of the body as an integrated system. And animals we might feel like we're representing, during your class, might be? WE HAVE THE A, B, Cs OF Animal moves. Ape, beast, crabs. We have baboons, crocodiles, frogs. It's a great way to supplement your workout. And it looks like a lot of fun. I'm so sorry I don't have on sweat pants.
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