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Zumba Shoes For Beginners Guide

Welcome to the Zumba Shoes for Beginners Guide. Here we will look at What is Zumba? and how it started. Who knew that from an accident could spurn a dance and exercise craze. Long before Zumba shoes existed a Columbian fitness instructor Alberto ‘Beto’ Perez forgot his aerobics tape, but what he had in his car was a mixed tape of Latin music, beats ranging form Salsa to Merengue, beats that Beto grew up with and still loves. So what the aerobics instructor did was, he improvised. He used his mixed tape and taught non-traditional aerobics or a dance fitness class. People in his class loved it, and from then on, Zumba, the fitness party was born. He took this innovative idea to the United States, where he met two other Colombians who catapulted the fitness party, Zumba to even greater successes (workout gear lab website has great reviews). Now, people all over the world are dancing and … Continue Reading

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Bachata Dance Festival Video

The IBD Music & Dance Festival is dedicated to raising awareness and appreciation for Bachata and Dominican Culture around the World and directly giving back to the future of the Dominican Republic via it’s children. … Continue Reading

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