Zumba® Fitness guide to the cumbia and ghetto cumbia: shape up for Christmas

Have you been following the Zumba® Fitness ‘shape up for Christmas’ videos on our site?

If so, you are probably a master of the merengue now. Ready to tackle something new?

Today, it’s all about the cumbia.

In the video player above, Zumba Education Specialist Donna Giffen demonstrates the basic cumbia step and the slightly edgier ghetto cumbia.

Remember, before any exercise, make sure you do a five minute warm-up. You can Donna’s warm-up guide here.

As Donna demonstrates, the cumbia ghetto is a good way to work your core so get rocking!

Zumba® Fitness classes are an increasingly popular way to exercise and these short video guides should help you practice the basic steps.

Post exercise, remember to cool down and finish with some stretches for the main muscle groups including legs, chest back and arms.

For more information on Zumba, visit the official website and for classes in Scotland and more on Zumba, visit Zumba Scotland.

We will be bringing you more Zumba® Fitness steps with Donna in the coming days so keep checking stv.tv for the latest moves.


    * The merengue beto shuffle
    * Guide to the merengue

*Before following any exercise plans, please read the following information:

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In no way shall STV or any persons associated with the site be held responsible for any injury, side effects, disorders resulting from the advice and information given as part of this Zumba® Fitness campaign

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