Whether it’s ballet or ballroom, clogging or jazz, dancing is a great way for people of all ages and physical abilities to get and stay in shape.
Simply put, dancing just doesn’t feel like exercise. But the truth is, dance offers a total body workout, using all of the major muscle groups and providing heart-healthy benefits.
Along with keeping muscles toned, dancing burns body fat, increases balance and coordination and, because it is a weight-bearing exercise, strengthens bones, according to the AARP.
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After the birth of my daughter, two years ago, I was looking for a fitness routine that could help whip my mind, body and soul back into shape. After a few failed yoga classes, I stumbled across a Zumba class and thought I would give it a shot. Not only was it uplifting and energizing, the work out didn’t seem like a work out at all. It was fun! I found myself shaking my bon bon throughout the day, working on my steps and form. The class incorporated latin and international music with easy to follow moves to create a… Continue reading
Today was the event ZUMBA FOR RIO ! How amazing, beautiful energy, everybody dancing and exercising for one cause, and sponsored by CFBACC, Central Florida Brazilian American Chamber of Commerce. I believe that if you make efforts to create something for a good cause, and your mind and your heart guides you to create something strong that will stay with people forever, this event was one of those things, Zumba for Rio was an effort that will always be in our hearts as proof that if our Community gets together, it can be very powerful and make beautiful things.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) – Zumba Fitness instructors worldwide are not only using a Latin-heavy song lineup in their classes, they’re also creating new fans for artists such as Pitbull, Daddy Yankee and Don Omar.
Omar’s “Zumba” has remained high on Billboard’s Hot Latin Songs chart for nearly a year, peaking at No. 2. In Greece, Daddy Yankee’s “Limbo,” currently in the Top 10 on the Hot Latin Songs chart, is featured in a promotional video that has Greek Zumba instructors dancing to a Puerto Rican reggaeton beat in a beach setting.
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The NEW Zumba Workout is here! Bigger, bolder, and edgier, the Zumba Fitness Exhilarate DVD collection is revolutionizing the at-home fitness experience by combining raw energy with cutting-edge design, lights, and sounds to take you on an unforgettable, exhilarating journey to a healthy and happy lifestyle. The Activate DVD features a 45-minute workout sure to rev up your metabolism.
As Jam-packed with red-hot dance steps, pulsating Latin and international rhythms, and feel-it-to-the-core routines, this invigorating dance-fitness party will have you movin’, rockin’, and shakin’ the weight off to the exotic rhythms of salsa, cumbia, samba, reggaeton, merengue, and more.… Continue reading
Do you Zumba? It’s a great way to stay in shape and lose weight. Zumba is a fusion of Latin and international music that creates a dynamic exciting and effective fitness system.