Zumba has grown to become the world’s largest – and most successful – dance-fitness program. It’s an exhilarating, effective, easy-to-follow, Latin-inspired, calorie-burning dance fitness-party™ that’s moving millions of people toward joy and health.
Zumba is a fusion of Latin and international music with dance themes that create a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system. Zumba utilizes the principles of fitness interval training and resistance training to maximize caloric output, fat burning and total body toning.
Zumba is fun and easy to do with a “feel-happy” workout that is great for both the body and the mind
The Zumba program currently offers eight types of Zumba classes:
Zumba Fitness Class
When members see a Zumba® class in action, they can’t wait to give it a try. When they do, they feel their body surge with energy. This Latin-inspired, easy-to-follow, dance-fitness party exhilarates their senses and works all major groups in a high-energy cardio blast that leaves them invigorated, refreshed and full of life. Zumba classes feature exotic rhythms like salsa, merengue, cumbia, and before participants know it, their abs, arms and thighs are toned up and their energy level is soaring! there’s no other fitness class like this. It’s easy to do, effective and totally exhilarating, and it builds a community in your fitness facility that stays consistent and strong. Members return to Zumba class again and again, bond with other members, and become addicted the Zumba experience. In turn, your member retention reaches new levels.
Zumba Gold Class
Zumba Gold® classes target the largest growing segment of the population: the older adult. It takes the Zumba formula and modifies the moves and pacing to suit the needs of active older participants and those just beginning their fitness journey. What stays the same are all the elements our fitness-parties are known for: the celebratory atmosphere, the zesty Latin and world rhythms, and the sheer vibrancy of the experience. And that’s exactly what this segment wants: camaraderie, excitement and fitness as a regular part of their weekly schedule. On the go and ready for adventure, this new wave of retiring baby boomers account for 28 percent of the population and 40 percent of total consumer demand – spending $2 trillion in goods and services each year. With Americans over the age of 65 expected to double to an astounding 70 million by the year 2040, one in four Americans will be an older adult – and a perfect fit for Zumba Gold class!
Zumba Toning Class
When it comes to getting in shape, Zumba® Toning raises the bar (or rather the Toning Stick) with a class designed for more hardcore Zumba participants. It combines targeted body-sculpting exercises and high-energy cardio work with Latin-infused Zumba moves to create a calorie-burning dance-fitness party. Students learn how to use lightweight, maraca-like Toning Sticks to enhance rhythm and tone all their target zones, including arms, abs and thighs. Zumba® Toning is the perfect way for enthusiasts to sculpt their bodies naturally while having a total blast!
Known as the Zumba “pool party”, Aqua Zumba® classes give new meaning to the idea of an invigorating workout. Shouting, laughing, hooting and hollering are often heard during an Aqua Zumba class, where students splash, stretch and twist their way into shape. Integrating the Zumba formula and philosophy with traditional aqua fitness disciplines, the Aqua Zumba program blends it all together into a safe, challenging, water-based workout that’s cardio-conditioning, body-toning and – most of all – exhilarating beyond belief!
The Zumba Sentao™ program is an intense new way to enhance the fitness-party thrill! Give your members a whole new fitness experience with explosive, chair-based choreography that will strengthen, balance and stabilize the core, and step up cardio work in a whole new way. Students learn to use a chair and their own body weight to enhance muscle strength, improve definition and endurance, and tone their physique! This newest Zumba program is taking facilities by storm and class demand is extremely high.
Zumba® Kids Jr.Zumba® Kids Jr. classes are a dance ‘n’ play party for lil’ feet where pint-sized party animals get silly, dream big and begin their journey to a healthy future. This program is where 4- to 6-year-olds just let loose and be themselves – little bundles of natural energy that are endlessly curious about new sounds and experiences! Here they can socialize, move to age-appropriate music and play games with other kids.
Zumba® in the Circuit
Maximize your workout while still having a total blast. Zumba in the Circuit is 30 minutes of high-octane, Latin-inspired dance-fitness moves combined with circuit training, a series of strength exercises at timed intervals. Get the metabolism-boosting, strength-building benefits of circuit training while perfecting Zumba moves—all in the same class! Guaranteed to blast calories and thwart boredom, Zumba in the Circuit moves students from one exercise station to the next to the thumping beats of reggaeton, salsa, merengue, hip-hop and more. Be in and out in 30 minutes flat —this time-effective and efficient class can be adapted for all fitness levels.
Elevate your fitness-party. Take lower body workouts and calorie burning to new heights with Zumba® Step. Tone and strengthen glutes and legs with a gravity-defying blend of Zumba routines and step aerobics. Bring your students maximum results without losing the easy-to-follow fitness-party!
The Zumba® Toning program combines lightweight resistance training with the international rhythms of the basic Zumba® program to produce a workout designed to tighten and tone all the target zones (arms, abs, legs and glutes). By shaking maraca-like Toning Sticks to the beat of high-energy music, participants are immersed in a calorie-torching, body-sculpting, head-to-toe fitness-party.
Let the journey to an active, healthy life begin! Designed to let caregivers and their little ones 0 to 3 years old wiggle, sing and learn together, the Zumbini™ program is where the science of child development meets the magic of Zumba® – for the ultimate bonding experience! Classes feature cool Zumba music packed with world rhythms and catchy, kid-friendly tunes created just for this program. Zumbini classes happen in 10 to 12-week sessions*, and each term participants get a brand new Zumbini Bundle containing a songbook and two copies of the class music CD (one for home and one for on-the-go), so they can take the class experience wherever they go!