Zumba is a workout class with a party atmosphere. Hypnotic Latin rhythms and easy-to-follow moves create an atmosphere that's fun!
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Zumba Fitness Dance Workout Veronica: So we’re here to learn about the workout Zumba. Laura Barreto: Zumba is a fitness program where we combine dance and fitness to create a party atmosphere workout. So you’re dancing flamingo, salsa, meringue, a lot of international rhythms. Veronica: And what’s the history behind this type of workout? Laura Barreto: It was inspire by Beto Perez, one day he walked into his aerobics class and realized he had forgotten his music. So he just grabbed random music from his car, salsa, meringue style and he improvised the entire class. His participants just love it, so from that day Zumba was born. Veronica: And what types of benefit are you going to get from this workout? Laura Barreto: You’re burning calories, you’re reducing stress as well you can reshape your body and if you use that one, nutrition plan you’re going to loose wait of course. Veronica: If you want to get the most out of this work out, what should you keep in mind? Laura Barreto: First of all you have to enjoy the music and try to follow the steps as best as you can. Veronica: For those who are interested how can they find the nearest Zumba workout? Laura Barreto: If you go Zumba.com you click on Find a class. You type your postal code and it will give you a list of this Zumba workouts. Veronica: Perfect, thank you very much. Laura Barreto: Thank you.