Zumba News – Encouraging breast cancer survivors to get moving

Zumba Fitness, Beto Perez

Zumba creator Beto Perez leads a Celebrate Life workout in Pittsburgh this summer. Zumba's Party in Pink series raises money for breast cancer causes. Eight are planned for Maryland and Virginia. (Andrew Russell/pittsburgh Tribune-review)

Encouraging breast cancer survivors to get moving

Vicky Hallett, Washington Post, Thursday, September 23, 2010

Last October, Tracey McKee’s experience with Breast Cancer Awareness Month was personal: She learned she had Stage 3 of the disease. After undergoing a modified radical mastectomy, the 39-year-old was quickly cancer-free. But she was left with a tightness around her chest that felt like she was wearing a shrunken sports bra, arms that refused to lift above her head and general exhaustion.

Party in Pink Zumbathon, Zumba Fitness

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One thought on “Zumba News – Encouraging breast cancer survivors to get moving

  1. I read that the creator was Alberto Perez, but I guess he goes by Beto for short ;) That is great that they did a charity for breast cancer survivors, I bet they will love Zumba. It is such a great way to motivate people. I have always believed that exercise and friends will help keep your mind and body healthier. Zumba is good for your body and soul (because it’s so much fun too!)

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