Grooving to the beats of salsa, flamenco, and merengue music feels more like a dance party than a workout, which is exactly what makes Zumba so popular. The Latin-inspired dance workout is one of the most popular group exercise classes in the world. … You don’t need to be a great dancer to feel welcome in a Zumba class! The routines feature aerobic/fitness interval training with a combination of fast and slow dance moves that tone and sculpt the body. No dancing experience is necessary, just move your body and let the music lead you. Try something different to burn calories – try Zumba!