The Best #MannequinChallenge Video is From Japan

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Search #mannequinchallenge on Instagram and you’ll find over 1.5 million posts. That’s a lot of coolness to sift through! But we’ve got one video that’s sure to top any of your “best of” lists.

At a recent Zumba event in Tokyo, the program’s creator Beto Perez somehow managed to get 2,000 participants to pause what they were doing, all in the name of the trending challenge. And this is one of the biggest groups we’ve seen to date! It just goes to show that Zumba – and the #mannequinchallenge – is all over the world. Check it out.

Susan Perez

Susan Mendez is the Managing Editor of the ZLife blog and you can usually find her getting her sass on to Beyonce's 'Formation' in Zumba class; other loves include eating popcorn while watching 'The Voice', singing [really badly] at the top of her lungs while driving, and wearing red lipstick.

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