Zumba Fitness

Zumba Fitness

by Michelle Adams

Hardcover(Library Binding)

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This contemporary title explores Zumba Fitness in today's health-oriented world. The teenage reader is exposed to the beginnings of Zumba with founder Beto Perez, and Zumba's growth & popularity. The young reader is encouraged to relate their style to the choreography. Different types of dances are highlighted and the reader is prompted to research these in light of their individual interests. Safety issues are presented where appropriate. The "Zumba Fitness" title has been developed to encourage teens to analyze the information and satisfies many of the Common Core specific goals, higher level skills, and progressive strategies for middle grade and junior high level students.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781612285542
Publisher: Mitchell Lane Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 07/01/2014
Pages: 47
Product dimensions: 6.60(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range: 11 - 14 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction 4

Chapter 1

Beto Perez-Born to Dance 7

Can Fitness Be Fun and Effective? 11

Chapter 2

Zumba Instructors Are Born 13

Why I Became a Zumba Instructor 19

Chapter 3

The Beat Goes On 21

So Many Zumba Classes, So Little Time 27

Chapter 4

The Many Benefits of Zumba 29

Why They Love Zumba! 35

Chapter 5

Zumba Gives Back 37

So You Want to Make a Difference? Party with a Purpose! 41

Where to Get Started 42

Timeline 43

Further Reading 44

On the Internet 44

Works Consulted 44

Glossary 46

Index 47

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