Tag Archives: Zumba

Drums and Zumba for Strong Kids at the YMCA

As part of a fundraiser to benefit the Strong Kids Campaign at the Montclair YMCA, Eloiza Jorge hosted percussionist Chris Blanco during her Tuesday Zumba class at the Park Street YMCA.  Almost 100 Zumba enthusiasts enjoyed the added beats, and close … Continue reading

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Just What I Needed to Hear: Irisha’s Mantra

Sweat was heavy on my back, and my faded t-shirt stuck to my shoulder blades.  I had my arms wrapped protectively around my body, and tears had welled-up in my tightly closed eyes.  I followed directions to repeat what I … Continue reading

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Warning: Feeling Groovy (or Warm Fuzzies are So Not Me, but there you go)

It’s easy enough to forget what this little reminder tells you as you order something delicious from The Bread Company at 113 Walnut Street. Love really is everywhere – and I don’t mean in a weird, hug the next person you … Continue reading

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Glad We Met: Eloiza Jorge

Four times a week, Eloiza Jorge leads Montclair YMCA classes of sometimes close to 100 members of various ages, backgrounds, and sizes in a series of exercise and dance steps that start with Salsa and travel through Merengue, Cumbia, Samba, … Continue reading

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