Monday, January 2, 2012

Dance Yourself Into Shape This New Year: Zumba Fitness 2 Wii Game Review

  When I first heard the word Zumba, I had no idea what the lady was talking about.  As the weeks went by I heard it more and more often and now it's the latest and greatest fitness craze!  Zumba is changing the way we look at workouts and exercise classes!

The thing I love most about Zumba is that it combines fun, funky and upbeat music and dance moves into a fresh and intense full body workout that really works!   

I love the fact that I can take a Zumba class in the comfort of my own home and that I can take a 20, 45 or 60 minute class depending on my schedule.

Zumba party is perfect for family fun and when the kids have friends over.  I'm sure you can imagine how fun it is when 4 people are dancing and having a party workout in the living room!

Simply slip on your fitness belt and get into shape!  No need to worry about your Wii remote flying across the room or into the tv.

Whether it's your first time or you're a seasoned pro, Zumba fitness is making a positive impact in the lives of so many!  It doesn't feel like a workout because you're having so much fun!

About Zumba® Fitness

Zumba Fitness is the largest branded fitness company in the world. It blends contagious and easy-to-follow choreographies set to upbeat Latin and world rhythms. Coined the “fitness-party," Zumba® classes provide an effective total-body workout, which tone and sculpt while burning fat. In 2011, Zumba Fitness celebrates 10 years of changing lives as more than 12 million devotees attend weekly Zumba classes across 125 countries in more than 110,000 locations. In addition to the original Zumba program, there are now four specialty programs: the Zumba Gold® program, a modified version for active older adults; the Zumba® Toning program featuring lightweight, maraca-like Zumba® Toning Sticks; the Aqua Zumba® program, the ultimate “pool party” workout; and the Zumbatomic® program, kid-friendly Zumba routines. 

For at-home fitness, the brand offers the Zumba® Fitness Total Body Transformation DVD Set and the cutting-edge Zumba® Fitness Exhilarate™ DVD collection; both feature original Zumba® Fitness music created by award-winning producers. In 2010, the Zumba® Fitness Video Game was released on multiple platforms. The brand also offers its colorful and expressive Multi-seasonal Zumba apparel and footwear collections. For more information or to find a live class, visit, and find us on Facebook and Twitter.
Game Overview:

Four million players and counting have already discovered the exhilarating Zumba® Fitness interactive video game work out. Following the worldwide best-selling original, Zumba® Fitness 2 builds on that phenomenal success while elevating the exer-game category to a new high of fun, effective fitness. This cutting-edge experience layers in loads of new features and improvements, amps up the dance-fitness party and gives you even more ways to sculpt your body and party yourself into shape. Get ready for the sleek, sexy physique you’ve always dreamed of!
  • Get a total body workout with 32 electrifying new routines and music tracks, including hits from today’s hottest artists including Pitbull, Nicole Scherzinger and Yolanda Be Cool & DCup.
  • Follow along as celebrity Zumba instructors Tanya Beardsley, Gina Grant and Beto guide you through each routine. New 3D models of each instructor make playing the game feel like taking a real class with Zumba’s elite celebrity trio!
  • Learn 24 different dance styles across routines, from fan favorites like Merengue, Samba and Cumbia to new additions like Axe, Bollywood, Latin Pop, Ragga and Pasodoble.
  • Get in shape with four different game modes:
  • Single Song: Dance a single routine of your choice. The new song preview feature gives you a feel for a track before you dive in and lose yourself in the music.
  • Full Class: A work-out block of routines in 20, 45 or 60 minute formats. You can now create your own custom routines by saving a playlist of your favorite songs.
  • Multiplayer: Up to 4 players can join the party in your living room with cooperative gameplay.
  • Learn the Steps: Revamped tutorial mode lets you learn at your own pace by breaking down the core dance styles into the basics.
  • Get your party on in 5 stunning, dynamic environments, from a Miami Yacht to a LA nightclub. Watch the party grow as you match moves throughout each area!
  • New video cueing system makes the choreography easier to follow for new players.
  • New Progress Tracker lets you follow every stat relating to your gameplay, including: calories burned, trophies earned, overall rank, technique score based on how many moves matched overall, and more.
  • Approachable gameplay offers a full tutorial mode with Low, Medium and High Intensity routines tiered for all skill levels.
  • Affix the exclusive Zumba® Fitness belt (included free in the game box) to your waist and slide the Wii Remote into the holster to dance hands-free

**I received one or more of the products mentioned above for free. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and/or believe will be a good fit for my readers. The views and opinions expressed on this blog are purely my own. Results may vary. I was not compensated in any other way for this review.

A special thanks to to the generous sponsor for this wonderful opportunity!


momto8 said...

and it is fun!! I am your newest follower..pls follow back if you can!

cris said...

SO did you get the Zumba for the wii? You like it? I might get it...I like the convenience of it being in my own home.

ANyway thanks for stopping by

Cris C