Zumba | I Feel Like I Just Died

Like many people, I belong to a gym in order to engage in what most people call “getting fit.” You know, like those people who wear clothes that they bought expressly for the purpose of going to the gym and looking like they seriously intend to hold a plank for more than 10 seconds. I […]

Playlists That Are Perfect For Your Next Workout

When it comes to workouts, there’s no better combination than an energetic sweat session and a killer pump-up playlist. Terrific tracks distract you from the physical effort, improve your mood and enhance your performance. But what’s the best soundtrack for toning muscles in barre class, or burning fat during an indoor cycling session? We’ve teamed […]

Church to Host Guest Zumba Instructor

NEWTON — Join Discovery Church in Newton for a Zumba class with the first licensed Zumba instructor with Down syndrome, Yulissa Arescurenaga, on April 22. “It will be a master class, combined with a fundraiser,” local Zumba instructor Maritza Rafael said. “We are trying to raise money to help Yulissa travel because that is her […]

10 Health Benefits of Zumba

Workouts don’t have to be a chore. In fact, workouts don’t have to feel like workouts at all. With Zumba, a workout isn’t even a workout: it’s a fun, social dance party – with exercise being the biggest perk! The music is fast, upbeat and contagious, so you can’t help but keep moving. And since […]

Zumba Competition Turns Into Fitness Party

A Zumba competition of ten groups turned into a fitness party on Sunday morning at DLF Mall of India as Happy Streets, presented by TOI, entered the seventh week. The battle continued for almost an hour where Noida residents from different age groups shrugged off laziness and enjoyed workouts on energetic Bollywood and Punjabi numbers. […]

Zumba Classes Benefit The Elderly

Care homes should offer Zumba classes in a bid to save pensioners from cancer, strokes and hip fractures, fitness experts say. More than one million cases of disease could be prevented – with NHS savings of almost £11bn over a decade – if older people took up regular dance lessons, researchers said. Ukactive called for health […]

Zumba: Kids Edition Mixes Dancing With Exercise!

“Are you ready?” shouts Zumba instructor Kanna Jensen as she claps, marches, and smiles at nearly 20 children gathered at the Life Fitness Center in Bettendorf. The class is called Zumba Kids, and it’s a child-friendly version of the original adult Zumba choreographed class. It’s one of the Bettendorf Parks and Recreation Department’s newest offerings […]