Katy Parker leads a Zumba class at Lawrence Athletic Club, 3201 Mesa Way, swaying to a Latin beat as her students, reflected in a mirror, pick up the steps. Zumba is a music-based fitness craze that's gaining popularity in Lawrence and across the country.
Vickie Hull, 50, of Lawrence, took up Zumba with her daughter. She enjoyed an evening of exercise recently at Lawrence Athletic Club.
Madison Arbuckle 18, a KU student feels the music during ZUMBA class at LAC at 3201 Mesa Way recenty while she and others have taken up the Latin Dance style class.
Zumba class lead teacher at LAC, shows the steps in a latin style dance one evening while others sceen through the mirror try to copy the steps getting exercise and having some fun.