SM to host biggest Zumba class for Guinness-A A +A
Sunday, August 24, 2014
CEBU will attempt to break the Guinness Book of World Records for having the largest Zumba class on October 18 at the open parking area of SM City Cebu.
The Zumba Instructors Network (ZIN) of Cebu and World Vision are targeting at least 20,000 participants from the academe, private sector and barangays in Cebu City and the towns and cities in Cebu province for the 30-minute dance. Part of the proceeds will go to the classroom rehabilitation program for schools in northern Cebu.
India is the current Guinness record holder for the largest Zumba class in the world with 6,671 participants during a Zumba class held on Sept. 15, 2012.
Registration is ongoing at the Sports Zone located at the upper ground floor of SM City Cebu. Adult participants can pay either P250 with a “break the record singlet” or P150 without a singlet. Students only need to pay P100 each.
Zumba is a dance fitness program created by Colombian dancer and choreographer Alberto
“Beto” Perez in the 90’s.This involves dance and aerobic elements and event martial arts and also has different programs from kids to adults.
Published in the Sun.Star Cebu newspaper on August 25, 2014.