It’s the trendy dance routine and fitness craze that has taken the world by storm.
And now a study has found getting involved and attending three Zumba classes a week could cheer you up and boost your quality of life.
Spanish academics at the University of Granada carried out the study which was published in the Health Education Journal.
The findings reveal the positive impact derived from the dance routine can last for up to two months.
A study has found getting involved and attending 3 Zumba classes a week could cheer you up
Some 60 inactive university workers were given a five-week course of the famous fitness and wellness programme, Zumba.
Scientists have known for decades that sitting down all day in sedentary jobs, such as those involved in the study, can both ruin health and happiness.
A certified Zumba fitness instructor taught the participants during an hour session at the end of each day, the researchers noted.