In: Zumba


This Dentist Creates Healthy Smiles In Zumba Class, Too

Jamila (Amie) Mangondato’s typical Zumba class size was 72 prior to COVID-19 social distancing requirements, and she was the first group...


After Twins, GX Coach Lives the Zumba Life

From an early age, Bella Gormley was dancing the Merengue, Cumbia and Salsa at home. As a teen, she performed traditional...


Motion Creates Emotion—and That, This Instructor Says, Is Worth It

What would Sarah Alexander whisper in everyone’s ear if she could? The GX24 instructor, lifelong athlete and dancer says it’s five...


Should I Workout Alone Or With A Group? Science Tells You What To Do

We all learned a long time ago that regular exercise has amazing benefits for our health and quality of life. Aside...


The Surprising Fitness Benefits Of Meditating

No matter where you are in your fitness journey, one thing we can all agree on is that there is always...

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Friends Who Take A Zumba Class Together Stay Together

Anybody who’s ever taken a Zumba® class with a friend or made a plan to meet a friend at the gym...


Kim Moore Gets Fit and More, From Her Zumba Class

GX24 instructor Kim Moore says she’s always been very athletic—and indeed, she’s had a well-rounded regimen, including team sports and dance....


Dancing to the Goal

In 2013, Zumba pledged to raise a total of $3 million, which gives Susan G. Komen enough funds to support the...


Healthier (and Still Fun) Ways to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo is a day that is often celebrated with friends, tacos and margaritas. But if you’re afraid of celebrating...

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Love Zumba? 16 Instagram Accounts to Follow Right Now

If you’re a Zumba lover (#thatsme), then you probably dream of dancing every day away. But since that’s not realistic for...

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Meet Ai Lee Syarief, Lead Master Trainer for High-Intensity Workout STRONG By Zumba

Meet the former martial arts champion presenting a new group exercise format. Ai Lee Syarief is no stranger to a world...


Burn off the Holiday Fun with This Zumba Routine

Get your groove on and burn some serious calories, as you shake it to this Dembow track. The holiday season has...


What to Expect in Your First STRONG by Zumba Class

Zumba takes on interval training with its new class, STRONG. A worldwide dance phenomenon, Zumba is known for its Latin beats,...


How Zumba Boosts Your Creativity

How shaking it to the music can boost your creative output (rather than binge-watching Netflix). Zumba continues to be the workout...

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A Life of Dance

How passion and perseverance led to the creation of the largest dance fitness phenomenon in the world.


Five Zumba Myths to Stop Believing

Unsure if Zumba is for you? Here are five things to stop believing, and five reasons to get out on the...


Five Moves You Might be Doing Incorrectly

Check your form on these five popular movements to get the most out of your workout. If you’re as obsessed with STRONG...


Is Working Out at a Concert the Next Big Trend?

Get your groove—and sweat—on to the beat of your favorite songs, with hundreds of other fans. What happens when you invite...


Four FAQs about Becoming a Zumba Instructor

Thinking about becoming a Zumba instructor? Here are a few tips from current teachers. Ever think about taking Zumba to the...

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Project Summer: Meet Zumba Choreographer Henry Cedeño

The seasoned Zumba instructor shares his perfect summer day and his summer power song. There aren’t very many fitness instructors that...


Six Ways Dancing is Good For You

Just 30 minutes is healthy for your brain and your body. We’ve said it before and we’ll say it many more...


Why You Should Never Skip a Cool Down

Cooling down is just as important as your workout. You’re wrapping up an intense Zumba class. You’ve sweat, shimmied and rocked...


How to Take the Best Post-Workout Selfie

Show your glow! You just spent the last hour shaking, twirling, dropping low, and dancing your way through an amazing Zumba...


How to Take Fearless First Steps

An expert Zumba instructor answers your questions.


Meet the Man Behind Zumba:
Beto Perez

Beto Perez came to America with an idea to start a dance program. Years later, millions worldwide know him as the...


Reaching Out, Raising Up

Diana Vega’s GX24 “family” helps her conquer her fears – and cancer.


In Case of Need: Take Class

There’s a cancer survivor in front of you, a single mom on your left, a job-seeker on your right. In the Zumba “nation,” there’s bound to be someone who’s been there – and they’ve got your back.

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Beto Perez, Founder, Zumba

Beto Perez, creator of the Zumba® Program, is an industry visionary whose instinct for bringing out the joy and passion that...