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I Geek: Zumba

What do you geek?

That’s the question staff members at the Southwest Oklahoma City Library are asking their customers as part of the national Geek The Library community awareness campaign.  

Geek The Library features local educational material that introduces “geek” as a verb and encourages the public to talk about what they geek, whether it’s engineering, superheroes, music, zombies, or cooking. The campaign illustrates the fact that everyone is passionate about something—everyone 'geeks' something—and that the library supports them all. Library staffers have been teaming up with local businesses to offer folks opportunities to share their 'geeks' with the world, and so far have collected lots of interesting and fun responses.

This week's featured participant geeks zumba.  She can explore and indulge this passion at the library with titles and services like the ones below.

Zumba takes place at the SOKC library on Mondays at 7 p.m., so come join us, have fun, and get a great workout!

Zumba: Ditch the Workout, Join the Party! by Beto Perez

Created by celebrity fitness trainer Beto Perez, Zumba® combines fun, easy-to-follow dance steps with hot Latin beats to help you shed pounds and inches fast. Now the DVD and classes that have hooked millions are available in book format, with a complete workout program, fat-burning diet, as well as a DVD with a 5-minute instructional demo that shows the basic moves you'll need to learn plus 60 minutes worth of music to help you Zumba your way to the perfect body. Using the principles of interval and resistance training, the simple dance and sculpting moves (inspired by the traditional cumbia, salsa, samba, and merengue) tone and shape your body. And because it burns 600 to 1,000 calories per hour, you don't have to restrict your meals to boring or bland-tasting diet foods.

Zumba Exhilarate: Ripped

Sculpt your body during this DVD workout, which featured Zumba toning and Zumba sentao programs. You'll be sure to have fun and feel exhilarated!

Zumba Fitness: Cardio Party

Zumba Fitness was created in the mid-90's by Colombian native Alberto Peréz, a celebrity fitness trainer and choreographer for International pop superstars. Inspired by the traditional cumbia, salsa, samba and merengue music he grew up with, Beto paired his favorite pulsating Latin rhythms with the red-hot international dance steps his clients loved and Zumba Fitness (Spanish slang for "to move fast and have fun") was born!

Zumba Fitness Live! and Flat Abs

Alberto "Beto" Pérez and Tanya Beardsley take you through two high energy dance workouts. The first was filmed before a live audience and the second is a studio workout that focuses on developing strong abdominal muscles.

Zumbatomic: Get the Flow

A Latin inspired dance workout. Zumbatomic is specifically designed for kids.
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