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Zumba craze hits Minneapolis

10,000 Fresh Voices | KFAI

Zumba is an exhilarating fitness routine that promotes joyful, healthy living. The workout feels like a dance party, combining Latin music with calorie-burning moves. Since its inception in 2001, Zumba has grown to become the world’s largest dance fitness program. More than 12 million people of various ages, shapes and sizes take classes at 110,000 locations in 125 countries. Twin Cities instructor Bernice Arias has been teaching Zumba since 2006. Today she instructs hundreds of students at four Minneapolis locations. KFAI producer Cyn Collins talks to her about the Zumba craze.