Majesco Entertainment has released a new video highlighting five special Zumba instructors who appear as in-game avatars in “Zumba Fitness Core.” Each these five Zumba instructors use the Zumba fitness program to help them battle and cope with their unique situations.
Learn how Zumba has transformed their lives by watching the “Zumba Instructor Heroes” video.
- Beth Hochstein is a Zumba instructor with Parkinson’s Disease who teaches Zumba classes for people with Parkinson’s Disease.
- Diana Walton is a Zumba instructor and breast cancer survivor who regularly hosts Party in Pink Zumbathon charity events to raise money for breast cancer research.
- Michael Bertrand is a Zumba instructor with Asperger’s 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.
- Shelly Ruch is a Zumba 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.
According to Liz Buckley, General Manager of the Zumba Fitness video game franchise at Majesco Entertainment:
We were incredibly moved by these uplifting stories that demonstrate a tremendous strength of character to triumph over adversity. What’s even more inspiring is that these instructors have drawn strength and support from the remarkable Zumba community and in turn consistently given back to others. It has been an honor to feature these Zumba instructors in Zumba Fitness Core and help bring attention to their causes.
To help support these courageous Zumba instructors, Majesco is offering a Party in Pink avatar outfit on Xbox LIVE for 240 Microsoft Points. Until April 2, 2013, Majesco will donate 100% purchases of the specially marked Party in Pink Zumba Wear Avatar outfit to Susan G. Komen for the Cure. View and buy the outfit here.
Related: Hands on preview of “Zumba Fitness Core”
“Zumba Fitness Core” is now available for an MSRP of $39.99 on Nintendo Wii and Kinect for Xbox 360. You can find more information about the game at www.ZumbaFitnessGame.com.
For more information about Zumba Fitness programs, products, or to find a live class, visit www.Zumba.com or follow Zumba on Facebook and Twitter.
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