Created in the late 1990s in Colombia by Alberto Perez, Zumba classes are now offered in 125 countries in 110,000 locations, according to an article in USA Today. This year it made the top 20 fitness trends for 2012. More than 12 million people take classes every week with some drawing a 100 or more followers in dance halls and night clubs.

To find a Zumba class near you, try Zumba Fitness. They have over 1,000 class listings from across Canada.

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