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Curious about Zumba Toning®?

Posted by on Oct 1, 2014 in Featured Posts, News, Zumba® | Comments Off on Curious about Zumba Toning®?

Curious about Zumba Toning®?

Have you wondered what Zumba Toning® is really all about?  I have updated the page What is Zumba Fitness®? with more information including a video on what it is all about! It is a great addition to Zumba® that tones up your body and gets you into amazing shape!  Just check out my form, all I do is Zumba® and Zumba Toning® Read all about it and come check out a Zumba Toning® class on Wednesday at 7:30 pm or Saturday at 10:30 am.  Punch cards are valid for both classes and toning sticks are provided. Questions?  Email me! Tell your...

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How Zumba® Inspired 5 Teachers and Students

Posted by on Nov 12, 2013 in Featured Posts, News | Comments Off on How Zumba® Inspired 5 Teachers and Students

How Zumba® Inspired 5 Teachers and Students

An Article from Zlife Magazine Can a dance class change your life? For these five instructors and students, Zumba® class was the launching pad for more than just getting in shape. Here’s what Zumba® class inspired them to do… To Dance At My Daughter’s Wedding For most of her life, Jill Wilson was petrified at the thought of dancing in public. Even dancing in the privacy of her own home, curtains drawn, gave her heart palpitations. “At my wedding in 1974 I hid in the ladies’ room when it was time for the first dance,” says Wilson. “I had a true fear of dancing; it paralyzed me.” Almost 40...

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Should I try Zumba Fitness®?

Posted by on Sep 3, 2013 in Featured Posts, News, Zumba® | Comments Off on Should I try Zumba Fitness®?

Should I try Zumba Fitness®?

July 2, 2013 | By Maggie Puniewska  In the mid-’90s, Zumba®  was just a few people salsa-ing in a tiny studio in South America. Flash forward and this Latin fitness craze is everywhere—as big in hip Hollywood health clubs (Jennifer Lopez is a fan) as it is at the local Y. Zumba’s real draw—besides the huge calorie burn, but we’ll get to that—is that it feels more like a party than a gym session. “It’s exercise in disguise: You don’t realize you’re doing cardio, lunges or shoulder presses,” says Kass Martin, a Zumba®  education specialist. Is it the answer to your fitness prayers? We’ll let...

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Zumba® Fitness’ Director of Music tells us the stories behind his favorite Zumba tunes!

Posted by on Jul 23, 2013 in Featured Posts, News, Zumba® | Comments Off on Zumba® Fitness’ Director of Music tells us the stories behind his favorite Zumba tunes!

Zumba®  Fitness’ Director of Music tells us the stories behind his favorite Zumba tunes!

From Z-Life Magazine   Ever hear a song in Zumba® class and wonder where it came from? Zumba®  Fitness’ Director of Music Sergio Minski gives us a taste of his five favorite original Zumba Fitness songs … and the stories behind them.   1. Sweet Girl “We originally commissioned this song for a volume of kids music and gave one of our producers, Jose Luis Arroyave, two days to create a new merengue. It came back to us and was such an amazing track we knew we had to do more with it. [Zumba Fitness®  Co-Founder] Beto [Perez] actually came up with the idea to add lyrics referencing...

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Zumba Fitness®: It’s Fun, But Is It Effective?

Posted by on May 29, 2013 in Featured Posts, News, Zumba® | Comments Off on Zumba Fitness®: It’s Fun, But Is It Effective?

Zumba Fitness®: It’s Fun, But Is It Effective?

by Jessica Matthews “Ditch the workout. Join the party!” Many of us have heard this marketing slogan for the hot and ever-so-popular fitness class Zumba®, but can you be a part of the party and still get a great workout? Inquiring minds wanted to know! The American Council on Exercise (ACE®) took that question to John Pocari, PhD, and his team at the University of Wisconsin—LaCrosse’s Department of Exercise and Sport Science and got the facts about the effectiveness of the Latin-inspired dance fitness workout that’s being performed by more than 12 million people worldwide....

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8 Things to Know Before Your First Time: Zumba® Edition

Posted by on Apr 11, 2013 in Featured Posts, News, Zumba® | Comments Off on 8 Things to Know Before Your First Time: Zumba® Edition

8 Things to Know Before Your First Time: Zumba®  Edition

-by Lizzie Fuhr           Stepping into a Latin-dance-inspired Zumba®  class for the very first time can be overwhelming. Between all the new faces and loud music, the whole scene can be a little unnerving. If you’ve always wanted to check out the “fitness dance party” for yourself, these eight insider tips will give you a sense of what to expect before heading into this fast-paced workout. This way you can leave your nervous feelings at the door and focus on the fun!      You’re going to sweat: Committed gym rats will be surprised at the...

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