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The Silicon Valley ZUMBA Fitness guide for San Jose, Campbell, and Los Gatos, CA

Find local classes and Health Clubs with Zumba group exercise classes.

And, of course, The latest South Bay Zumba News and Info:

Free Zumba classes at Sports Basement

Wednesdays 9:30am – 10:30am Sunnyvale Store
Thursdays 9:30am – 10:30am Campbell Store
RSVP required
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Free Zumba Classes at the Campbell Library

1st and 3rd Saturdays
May, June, July, August, September, October, November, and December
All classes are free. No registration required.
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Dance Fever: Why Are Zumba Sports Injuries on the Rise?

Make sure to warm up, stay hydrated, and wear dance sneakers to maximize your Zumba stamina.

Read the article at http://drgeldwert.com/blog/sports/zumba-sports-injuries-rise/

Galactic Zumba

Fabio Barros and Joe Valderrama on stage together in San Jose, CA

Joe teaches 12x/week, mostly at D’Venue in Campbell.

Why Zumba?

I hate working out! It’s Boring. But I need to exercise. I want to stay in shape, burn off all that junk food I eat, keep my heart healthy.
“Ditch the workout, Join the party!” is the slogan for Zumba. I’ve become a Zumba junkie – I love it and go to classes several times per week. Zumba is a high-energy aerobic fitness class based on latin and hip-hop dance moves. The music is great – salsa, meringue, samba, hip-hop at party volume levels. Each instructor brings their own style and favorite songs. It’s fun and I sweat off the calories like crazy.
Are you uncoordinated? No worries, after a couple of classes you will stop worrying about it. Like all group exercise classes, it seems to be mostly women. Men are definitely welcome, and guys, being in a room full of dancing women isn’t all bad.
I’ve found a way to stay in shape, have fun, and be able to lift up my kids for another few years. What’s yours?

5 Fun facts about Zumba

1. 5 million participants take Zumba classes every week.
2. You can burn 500-800 calories in a one hour class. Some people report burning over 1000!
3. There are over 550 Zumba instructors and over 400 classes each week within 25 miles of San Jose, CA.
4. Zumba workouts are taught in at over 40,000 locations in 75 countries.
5. The word Zumba is Colombian slang for buzz like a bee or move very fast.