Zumba launches ab-specific video game featuring celebrity instructors


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The recently released Zumba Fitness Core video game is specifically designed with your abs in mind. It’s packed with an array of features, including 40 new songs and routines, 33 international dance styles from around the world and hot new choreography designed to give you flat, sexy abs through an exhilarating total body workout.

Celebrity Zumba instructors guide you through routines set to a range of current chart-topping hits, era classics, exclusive re-records and genre-blending fusion tracks from artists Sean Paul, Enrique Iglesias, Karmin, Don Omar and more. Choose from 45 different preset classes or customize your workout to suit your preference. New fitness features include nutrition and lifestyle tips, plus personal goals to keep you motivated. Multiplayer support for up to four on Wii, and online connectivity with Kinect for Xbox 360, unites players with the wider Zumba community so you stay connected and on track with your fitness goals.

Zumba Fitness Core also showcases five extraordinary Zumba instructors as true heroes who are helping to make a difference for the larger community and appear as avatars within the new game:

  • Beth Hochstein is an instructor with Parkinson’s disease who teaches Zumba classes for people with Parkinson’s disease;
  • Diana Walton is an instructor and breast cancer survivor who regularly hosts Party in Pink Zumbathon charity events to raise money for breast cancer research;
  • Michael Bertrand is an instructor with Asperger syndrome who regularly hosts Zumbathon charity events to raise money for autism research;
  • Annie Gurrola is a full-time active duty soldier in the United States Army and volunteers her time teaching Zumba classes to soldiers and their spouses; and
  • Shelly Ruch is an instructor and breast cancer survivor who hosts Party in Pink fundraising events for breast cancer research and teaches Zumba classes that include other cancer survivors.


You can find out more about each instructor’s story here.

In support of these courageous Zumba instructors, Majesco is now offering a Party in Pink avatar outfit that can be purchased through the Xbox LIVE Marketplace for the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft for 240 Microsoft Points. For a period of six months from Oct. 2, 2012 to April 2, 2013, Majesco will donate 100% of your purchase of the specially marked Party in Pink Zumba Wear Avatar outfit to Susan G. Komen for the Cure.

Zumba Fitness Core is now available on the Wii system from Nintendo and Kinect for Xbox 360. A free playable demo is also available for download here from Xbox LIVE Marketplace for Xbox 360. Watch the launch trailer below and find out more at ZumbaFitnessGame.com.