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The Top Ten Reasons Why Zumba is So Addictive

Updated: Feb 1, 2021

By Yvonne Bayer-Cheung, owner of Yvonne’s Fitness, Zumba & Yoga Instructor

It’s no secret that Zumba is one of the biggest group fitness phenomena using energizing Latin music and rhythms of the past 2 decades. With over 100,000 Zumba Instructors dancing and sweating up a storm in over 180 countries with 15 million students in over 200,000 locations, Zumba is hugely popular and still growing strong! Here are the top ten reasons why this dance fitness craze is so addictive!

10. Come as you are without judgement: Zumba is for all ages and for people of varying fitness levels. A typical Zumba class is held in a venue with no mirrors and the instructor faces the students. With no mirrors, there’s no time to check yourself out and with the fast-paced music, there’s no time to judge yourself and think about how you are doing. The whole point of exercise is to just keep moving. Sometimes the hardest part of exercising is showing up for a class. Zumba is for all levels and ages as there are options that you can do. I love having multi-generational families in my classes, many mother-daughter teams and sometimes even 3 generations!

9. It’s so FUN, there’s no boring Zumba class: Zumba Instructors (ZINs) get the latest music and choreography every month produced by top music artists and producers (both Latin and mainstream, yes, we love Daddy Yankee) so that the play