Is Zumba This Summer’s Newest Hottest Workout Trend?

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Extra‘s Mario Lopez must think so, as he cozied up to celebrity Zumba instructor Gina Grant (and over 100 Zumba Instructors) for a hot and sweaty 30-minute workout, at The Grove in LA yesterday (June 8).

But, Mario isn’t the only celeb who is giving the new fitness craze a shot…

As she gears up for her upcoming nuptuals, The View‘s Sherri Shepherd revealed her new fitness plan, saying, “I started on the South Beach Diet because I gave them my fantasy size, so I now got to get into it,” Shepherd told PEOPLE. “Elisabeth told me to tell the truth but I lied. So I’m going to the gym and starting Zumba tomorrow.”

Zumba Fitness is the largest dance-fitness company in the world, known for having a blend of contagious and easy-to-follow choreographies, set to upbeat international rhythms. (Sounds like a fun way to work out to us!)

Coined the “fitness-party,” it only makes sense that Miami party monster, Pitbull, would join in on the Zumba fun! Check out the collaboration video, featuring his song, “Pause,” after the jump!

Micah Jesse is the founder of Micah Jesse Media, LLC. He is an entertainment and pop culture blogger, host and producer, and currently resides in Los Angeles, CA.

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