Zumba Studio Raises Money For Area Youth

MEDFORD, Ore., — A Medford fitness studio is raising money for at risk youth through free Zumba classes. Inspire Studios held community classes in their parking lot on Knutson Avenue Saturday. Instructors encouraged donations for Point Break at Rogue Valley Youth for Christ and Hearts With a Mission. This isn’t the first time the studio … Continue reading »

Zumba in the Classroom Fights Obesity

MEDFORD, Ore. — Zumba is dancing its way into classrooms as a way to combat childhood obesity. Officials say childhood obesity has more than doubled in children and tripled in adolescents over the last 30 years. Nichole Shaw is teaching Zumba to children at Hoover and Jacksonville Elementary every week. The licensed Zumba instructor hopes … Continue reading »