Latin Zumba - The fitness program inspired by Latin dance
Zumba is a fitness program inspired by Latin dance. It was founded by Miami-based dancer and choreographer Alberto 'Beto' Perez, who teamed up with two local entrepreneurs: Alberto Perlman and Alberto Aghion. Zumba combines Latin rhythms with cardiovascular exercise to create an aerobic routine that is fun and easy to follow. The name Zumba is derived from a Colombian word meaning to move fast and have fun. Zumba sells DVDs/videos through its website and via infomercials. More than 2 million DVDs have been sold in over 30 countries. Zumba currently has over 2000 instructors worldwide. In 2006, Zumba teamed up with television producer Mark Burnett and latin music producer Emilio Estefan. The group is currently working on a project to continue to bring Zumba into the mainstream.

Now in Los Angeles!!
Has arrived this fun and novel class to Los Angeles by a compatriot of Beto Perez (founder of Zumba). Juan Pablo Santana who began to develop his dance abilities at the age of 12. Profit to be one of the most recognized instructors at competitive level in Colombia. He trained kids of all ages, discovered new talents and achieved to take his team to a world-wide championship of Hip Hop. He also had the opportunity to conform the Colombian delegation that would represent Colombia in the 3rd world-wide championship of hip hop organized by (American National Aerobic Championship). "The most fun and easy idea to lose weight, in addition you will learn to dance," estates Juan Pablo Santana, professional Zumba instructor and ex-member of the Colombian selection of Hip Hop 2004.

Juan Pablo Santana
Zumba is a dynamic and exciting class full of energy and various musical rhythms of Latin America and the world! The routines feature a fused intensive aerobic training with easy to follow dance steps. This makes Zumba easy, unique and feel happy to do workout. Zumba combines diverse musical rhythms like Salsa, Merengue, Cumbia, Soca, Calipso, Flamenco, Belly Dance, Zamba and much more. Zumba was designed for all ages, kids, young, adults are able to do it, and most of all, you do not need to know how to dance. Zumba utilizes the principals of fitness interval training and resistance training to maximize caloric output, fat burning and total body toning. Scientific studies have proven that an individual could burn from 500 to 1000 calories per class.
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Last Update: Feb 03 2008     Created: Jan 30 2008
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