CITY OF TAGUM, DAVAO DEL NORTE – Residents here who are eager to do a fun exercise session staged the second installment of Zumba Exercise and Yoga Basics last July 21, 2012 at the Gaisano Mall of Tagum.
Proceeds of the activity are donated to the City Government of Tagum’s Care for School Chairs Program.
The said program makes use of confiscated logs and fabricates it into school chairs which are distributed to public schools in Davao Region, including some schools in Luzon and in Visayas.
At least 200 people trooped to the Atrium of the newly-opened mall in Tagum and spent an hour in dancing which generated “free-flowing” sweat.
Leading the mass exercise are licensed instructors from Holiday Gym and Spa of Davao City.
Zumba is a Colombian dance fitness program and involves dance and aerobic elements. Zumba’s choreography incorporates hip-hop, soca, samba, salsa, merengue, mambo, martial arts, and some Bollywood and belly dance moves.
Internet sources state that the exercises include music with fast and slow rhythms, as well as resistance training.The music comes from the following dance styles: cumbia, salsa, merengue, mambo, flamenco, chachacha, reggaeton, soca, samba, belly dancing, bhangra, hip hop music, axé music and tango. Louie Lapat of CIO Tagum