dance fitness

February 25, 2013 - 5:40pm
La Familia de la Salsa's lessons bring people together and lift their spirits, even in the depths of winter.

The room is filled with twirling bodies, sweat-drenched faces and occasional laughter after missing the beat.

The energetic atmosphere of the evening salsa class at Syracuse Pulse Fitness Studio, 713 W. Fayette St., makes it easy to forget the freezing temperatures outside. The snowy weather apparently didn’t prevent people from coming to the weekly lesson.

August 5, 2011 - 10:36am
Take an in depth look at Zumba, the popular group exercise program.

Group fitness classes are nothing new, but Zumba is not your typical "sweating to the oldies" class from the ‘80s. Forget your leg warmers and ditch the headbands. Zumba is a new craze in the world of group fitness combining hip-hop and Latin-inspired dance moves with strength training and high-energy aerobics.