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The 7 Best Zumba Classes in New Mexico!

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Getting fit doesn’t have to feel like hard work. It can be fun! Take a class at any one of these great studios and you’re guaranteed a lively, energetic dance experience that dou-bles as a workout. Here are the 7 best places for Zumba in New Mexico. 

Farmington Zumba, Farmington, NM

Salsa your way into fitness at the Fitness World's Zumba classes. Held weekdays and Saturday, classes are for all ages and fitness levels. There’s also a Zumba Gold program, just right for the aging baby boomer and those just beginning a commit-ment to a healthy lifestyle. Attend by the class or buy a discount card for a series. The Rec Dept says, come on out and “Ditch the workout and join the party.”

City of Las Cruces Recreation Department, Las Cruces, NM

How about aqua Zumba? What?! Get in the pool and sashay yourself into better health. There’s a Zumba class here for just about everyone. Traditional includes dance moves plus hi-low aerobic combinations, curls, crunches and push-ups. Zumba Gold is for the active older age group. Zumba toning to improve muscle firmness. Weekly classes for all four options.

Zumba at Bentley Dance Fit, Albuquerque, NM

Fitness expert, Bentley Laaksonen incorporates his expertise in modern dance, hip-hop, African, flamenco, Mexican folk and ballroom into his vigorous Zumba classes. It’s a fun and exhilarating way to sweat, burn calories and improve your endurance and fitness condition. Classes are weeknights. Cost is by the class or series. Two locations in town.

Ruidoso Athletic Club, Ruidoso, NM

The membership club is open seven days a week and boasts a host of trained professionals to get members to their fitness goal. One tool in their good health bag of tricks is Zumba. This club has a pool which means Aqua Zumba! Dry land classes also for those not wanting to get wet. Participants have the option to choose songs and dance genres… bring back your favorite! Classes weekly.

American Muscle, Carlsbad, NM

If you’re looking for a positive lifestyle change, this is the place. A blend of conditioning equipment to personal training to weight loss guidance to Zumba classes all work to help you create a fitness routine that reaches personal fitness goals. Zumba classes add a level of fun to the whole process. This class incorporates hand-held weights, in addition to the flamboyant dance moves, to ensure an exhilarating workout. Classes held weekly.

Dance Space, Santa Fe, NM

Get your groove back … or takes steps to find out where it went at this dance studio where instructors have a passion for dance and movement. Zumba classes incorporate all their favorites and you’ll hip-hop your way through soca, samba, salsa, merengue, mambo, martial arts, as well as belly dance and even Bollywood routines. They’ll throw in a few squats and lunges—a nod to fitness training. Go for a class, or four or eight. Classes held sporadically during the week.

Zumba With Laura, Hobbs, NM

Laura has a following of Zumba lovers who dance to her fun, positive, energetic and supportive instruction. Her motivation includes great music, energizing movements, strength components, cardio and some abdominal crunches. Her motto: there are 1,440 minutes in a day, spend 60 on yourself. Classes held Monday through Thursday.

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