Mondays, Wednesdays, & Fridays – 9:00AM – 10:00AM
Instructors: Karen Silverman & Penda Sarr
Zumba is a high intensity, low impact aerobic dance class. Features include Latin & international rhythms including merengue, salsa, cumbia, reggaeton, flamenco, and samba and Bhangra. Zumba is a dance workout that feels like a party. Everybody at any fitness and dance level is welcome.
The workout is designed by mixing low-intensity and high-intensity moves for an interval-style, calorie-burning dance fitness party. You will get a total body workout through a combination of easy to follow dance and fitness steps. You get a total workout that combine cardio, muscle conditioning, balance and flexibility, and boosted energy. It’s exercise in disguise. The class duration is for about 60 min, and include an intro, dance, and cool down part.
$5 for J member or community member
• Gym shoes are required
• A water bottle is highly recommended
New clients should arrive 5 minutes early to fill out a waiver.
If cancelling less than two hours before class or you do not show, full price of the class will be forfeited and will not be refunded. Must call JCC if cancelling. If class is cancelled due to instructor illness, weather, or building closure, participant will not forfeit class, and will have an opportunity to make up the class in the next week or a week when they are able to attend.
Karen Silverman has been a fitness instructor since 1993 and became nationally certified in 1994. She has taught aerobic dance, slide, step, strength, Bosu, stability ball. In 2008, she became a licensed Zumba instructor. Zumba is her favorite workout because she loves the music, and the moves engage your core like no other dance workout. Most of all, she loves that class participants are having fun knowing that w are doing is making a difference in their lives.
I’m Penda Sarr, mother of three wonderful boys and living in Ypsilanti, MI. I’ve been a ZIN™ Member since May 2018 and I absolutely love teaching Zumba classes. I have been doing Zumba for over 7 years, and I absolutely love it. When I am not dancing, I am a college student, studying to become a nurse midwife. I live a healthy lifestyle, I have adopted the vegan way since couple years. I am originally from Senegal, I speak four languages, including French, Spanish, and Wolof.