Fight Childhood Obesity This September

The stats are alarming: 17% of all US adolescents and teenagers are considered obese, and that number is on the rise. This is a critical time for action and for making a change.

September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month and Zumba® is getting involved in the fight. We’ve partnered with My Gym, a leading children’s fitness center, to host a Fit + Fun Party on September 10, 2016. Hundreds of My Gym locations across the country will offer a free day of fitness for all families, featuring Zumba Kids and Kids Jr. demos. You can expect a lot of fun and a whole lot of dancing!

Zumba Instructors, students, and fans all around the globe – no matter where you are in the world, this is your opportunity to get you and your kids involved in a cause that matters. Join us and help the next generation live a healthier and happier future. Even dancing for just 30 minutes a day can make a huge difference in your children’s lives, so what are you waiting for? Take a look below at how these Zumba kids like to stay active and healthy.

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If you’re a Zumba Kids Instructor, head to ZIN™ Now for a special choreography dedicated to this event.

Visit the My Gym and Zumba Fit + Fun Party page or call your local My Gym location to find out how you can get involved and for more details on the event, happening on September 10th. And don’t forget to show us how you move using #ZumbaMovesKids or #ZumbaKids!

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