What is zumba, and how does it help you lose weight?

I heard that it's a dance, and that it really helps, but how? What parts of the body does it help? What do you do?

3 Answers

  • 10 years ago
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    Zumba is the name of a dance fitness program created by dancer and choreographer Beto in Colombia during the 1990s. Zumba was marketed by entrepreneur Alberto Perlman, who made the concept popular through dance classes as well as branded merchandise. The program combines Latin and international music with dance in an effort to make exercise fun. Zumba classes are offered through licensed instructors in more than 90,000 fitness center locations in 110 countries with ten million participants.DVDs are also available for learning at home. Classes and instructional DVDs use music based on salsa, merengue, cumbia, reggaeton, samba and other international music styles and forms.

    The Zumba program is recognized by the America's leading fitness educators, including the Aerobic Fitness Association of America, IDEA Health and Fitness Association, and the American Council on Exercise.

    It will help you lose weight. Good luck to you!

  • sweets
    Lv 6
    10 years ago

    Adding to the first post, it is a highly energetic dance program

  • 10 years ago


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