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Articles About Zumba

  • Zumba! for health of school and self

    This year’s annual Zumbathon fundraiser will take place on Saturday, Jan. 3, from 10 a.m. to noon at the Mills Lawn gym. The event will raise funds for the MLS project-based learning. Shown above is the 2011 fundraiser. (News archive photo by Megan Bachman)

    Losing weight and helping others are two common New Year’s resolutions. Area residents can get a head start on a healthy, generous 2015 by coming to a two-hour Zumba class for a good cause.

  • Shake your booty for good cause

    Zumba instructors Melissa Vanzant, Melissa Beard-Blair, Alisia Smith and Aurelia Blake got their groove on at a recent class. The four instructors will lead Latin-inspired dances during a two-hour Zumbathon at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 11, with proceeds going to the McKinney School Power of the Pen creative writing team that Blake coaches. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Zumba is exercise in disguise. The fitness classes feel more like a dance party than grueling workout