What is Zumba in the Philippines?

What is Zumba in the Philippines?

Zumba is a fusion of entertainment and fitness in an energizing total-body workout that burns calories – through dancing. Zumba blends upbeat rhythms with simple but hip choreography in routines like salsa, hiphop, meringue, cumbia and reggaeton.

Is Zumba popular in the Philippines?

Zumba as a form of workout is popular in the Philippines. Introduced as a fun way to exercise, people tend to be more interested. Zumba is pretty common in the urban areas and there are no exclusivities as to who can participate in its sessions.

What are the variety of styles in Zumba?

The music comes from the following dance styles: Salsa, Merengue, Mambo, Flamenco, Cha-cha-cha, Reggaeton, Soca, Samba, Hip Hop music, Axé music, Cumbia and Tango. There are nine different types of classes for different levels of age and exertion. Zumba Gold is a program designed for the needs of the elderly.

Who is the Queen of Philippines Zumba?

Following its rising popularity in several continents during its early years, Zumba was first introduced in the Philippines in 2011 through Emma Satchell, who has been dubbed as the country’s Zumba Queen.

Who brought Zumba in the Philippines?

creator Beto Perez
Zumba creator Beto Perez was in Manila to talk about the now-world-famous fitness activity. At the press conference, Perez talked about how Zumba came to be. He revealed his hesitation about being called the “creator” of Zumba because “there is only One Creator: God.”

Why is Zumba called Zumba?

Alberto “Beto” Perez initiated the Latin dance class now known as Zumba in an aerobics class in Cali, Colombia in 1986. Perez arrived to teach class one day without his traditional aerobics music, so he substituted Latin music he had with him at the time. The improvised class was a hit with his students.

How many classes of Zumba are there?

ten types
The music comes from the following dance styles: cumbia, salsa, merengue, mambo, flamenco, chachacha, reggaeton, soca, samba, hip hop music, axé music, and tango. There are ten types of classes, for different levels of age and exertion.


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