Zumba’s salsa beat sweeps Tri-state fitness centers


Zumba, the newest exercise craze, might just be the most well-known unknown fitness program in the area.

For those unfamiliar, it’s a combination of Latin and international music with dance, a hard-core workout where the goal is to not realize you’re actually working out.

Started in the 1990s, Zumba has quietly grown into a massively popular class. The most interesting aspect of the program might be that just about everyone who knows what it is has enrolled in a class.

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