Zumba Classes Offer Local Women an Entirely New Avenue for Their Self-Absorption

Zumba classes in Maine

zumba classesZumba classes burn more calories per minute than power yoga, cardio kickboxing, step aerobics and even advanced Pilates group classes, a study by the department of exercise and sport science at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse found. Zumba classes are an efficient and effective way to lose weight due to the high number of calories burned and cardiovascular intensity, the researchers found. The study was commissioned by the American Council on Exercise and sought to determine the average exercise intensity and energy expenditure of participants in a typical Zumba class. The group dance-fitness program, which reports 12 million class participants in 110,000 locations across 125 countries, was identified as one of the most popular workout programs in ACE’s 2012 Fitness Trends to Watch. (read more at the Bangor Daily News)

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