For a cardio workout you’ll enjoy, Zumba is the answer. Not only will have you have fun while doing it, but Zumba is also the perfect social exercise. Across Illinois dance studios and gyms offer a variety of Zumba classes to get your heart pumping. Feel the rhythm at the 10 best classes in the state!
Lucy Croft Zumba offers a regular schedule of Zumba classes at several locations throughout the greater Bloomington area. A certified instructor for more than half a decade, Lucy’s experience and enthusiasm is certain to motivate you to get moving and enjoy doing it, too.
One of the premier studios in Chicagoland, Mireya Martinez-Zavala’s Dance Fit Studio offers a handful of Zumba classes each day, five days per week, as well as regular Saturday classes. All classes are open to drop-ins, but monthly passes are also available for folks who need a frequent Zumba fix.
Melixa Rivera-Sustache is the proprietor of Zumba at Champaign-Urbana and hosts regular, drop-in Zumba classes at The City Center. Melixa, a native of Puerto Rica, has been a certified Zumba instructor for several years. Her passion for Zumba comes through in her enthusiastic style of instruction.
In the Naperville area, Zumba enthusiasts flock to Zumba with Connie. Connie Lightfoot is an experienced, passionate, certified Zumba instructor who motivates class-goers to move their bodies and smile—usually at the same time. She offers classes regularly-scheduled classes at more than one location, so be sure to check the Zumba with Connie website to find one that fits your schedule.
Sweat 60 Zumba Fitness offers a regular class schedule in the Springfield area, including Chatham and Sherman. They specialize by empowering folks who love music to experience the high-energy movements of Zumba in an effort to improve their overall fitness. Kids are encouraged to join in the fun.
In Bartlett, Studio Energia offers several types of fitness classes, several days every week. Classes include cardio and strength training, as well as hip hop dance and, of course, Zumba. You can show up just for the Zumba classes or you can make them part of a personalized, custom fitness plan.
If you’re looking for Zumba or Rumba Zumba classes in the Rockford area, head over to Rumba Dance Fitness studio in Loves Park. They offer a variety of Zumba-system classes, including Aqua Zumba, and Liz creates a happy, enthusiastic environment that class-goers love.
Dance Spa specializes in teaching people how to dance in ballroom and Latin styles, or even to prepare for a wedding. Flowing naturally from this dance orientation, Dance Spa also offers a regular schedule of Zumba classes taught by certified instructors. Drop in or purchase a punch card.
Jessica Hunt—of Zumba with Jessica—is a native of Peru who is spicing up Normal with her own regular schedule of Zumba classes, including classes for younger Zumba enthusiasts. Jessica is a certified instructor with a passion for Zumba and many years of experience teaching it.
At Total Natural Fitness/Chicago Zumba, their certified instructors offer several Zumba classes—as well as a guided meditation—every week. The Total Natural Fitness group has close ties with Chicagoland and participates in many community and civic events. All of this is down to empower people toward overall optimal health.