Celebrity fans of Zumba
Zumba Fitness is the largest, Latin-inspired dance fitness program in the world! Its craze has hit all around the globe with more than 12 million people of all shapes, sizes and ages taking weekly Zumba classes in over 110,000 locations in over 125 countries.
Zumba blends red-hot international music, mostly with a Latin beat, and is said to be downright addictive. Since its inception in 2001, the Zumba program has grown to become the world’s largest and most successful dance-fitness program, no wonder it has hooked some unique admirers, who already have millions of aficionados, yes, the celebrities, whom you love, follow and respect and appreciate regularly!
Here are a few famous celebrities, who either love or even perform Zumba!
Ricky Martin is one of the greatest entertainers in the world, and he is part of the Latin pop explosion in recent years. In his every appearance, people have noticed that he was not hard to look stunning and fit. Of course dancing and performing on stage will keep you in good shape, seriously with dance like he does you must burn more calories.
Rumors say that Ricky Martin still performs Zumba, while it’s also believed that he spent about $ 10,000 on 200 Zumba DVDs to give to family and friends, according to celebdiets.com.
The Latina celebrity has dancing skills in her blood, making Zumba a logical fit for her fitness regimen. She recently said, “As women, we tend to give away a lot. We take care of a lot of people, and we can't forget to take care of ourselves. If that means once a week you're going to go off without the kids or without anybody and just go shoe shopping — well, that's me, because I love shoes — or get a facial even if your sister thinks that's selfish, or join a Zumba class, or take a painting class, or whatever, you've just got to do it," Red book magazine reports..
The ageless Material Girl has followed a number fitness and spiritual regimens. As an entertainer known for her dance moves, it's no surprise that Zumba classes are offered at Madonna’s Hard Candy gyms (located in Mexico).
Madonna's fitness regimen may include a lot more than just a Zumba class, but she's long been a proponent of dancing as a workout. In fact, she loves dancing-based fitness classes so much that Zumba is a main offering in her Hard Candy gyms worldwide
US first lady is also an exercise enthusiast and Zumba is an integral part of her fitness routine. "I did a Zumba class over vacation. That was a lot of fun," she said, reports NBC Miami.
While, according to Jusnews.co.uk, Michelle Obama is said to be a hip-swinging samba addict. She incorporated the Zumba routines into her Get Moving campaign which took place on the White House’s lawn.
Marlene Jacks, from Intercultural Affairs Associate also a Latin and Caribbean music enthusiast, “Our first lady, Michelle Obama, has terrific arms and things, but you know, that’s her secret—she does Zumba,” Jacks said.
Pitbull & Wyclef Jean
“The reason that Zumba and the Pitbull movement live together is because they pull from the same,” Pitbull said on the red carpet in Zumba Convention in Orlando, FL in 2011.
Haitian American musician Wyclef Jean is also a big Zumba fan, he said “I do Zumba, period. With music there’s absolutley no boundries. The coolest thing for me was singing the story of my new record and to see 7,000 instructors moving to a Wyclef record in sync was incredible.”
Instructors and attendees at the convention enjoyed numerous classes and parties with performances by Pitbull and Wyclef. (Source: Radaronline.com)
The former Pussy Cat Dolls singer, songwriter and actress is also a Zumba fan. Her song “Poison” features in the Zumba fitness 2 video game as well as the “mystery platform” landed on in early 2012