Zumbathon for the Cure

So, why did I need that restful night of sleep I mentioned earlier?

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Well, I had big plans today to help teach a Zumbathon for the Cure…or Party in Pink as the Zumba folks are calling it…though I didn’t want you to get confused with my pink party, which is totally unrelated. ;) Today, me, my friend Megan, and lots of other instructors in my company raised money for the Susan G Komen foundation.

Yup, this would make 2 Zumbathons in the last month, since I went to the one in Virginia (click to view)!

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Check out the refreshment table they had set up! I was eyeing those muffins big time – they were homemade!

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Anywho, we arrived early, but before we knew it, it was time to get started!

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We had a great turnout!

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I co-led Boro Boro and Desi Girls (the song I choreographed…woohoo!)

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I brought liquid refreshment for me and Megan in the form of coconut water. Yum!

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Everyone did a wonderful job and the energy in the room was kickin!

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I led one of the last songs – a participant-request – Work by Missy Elliot.

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So fun! :) I wish you all could have been there dancing with us!

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Did I mention this Zumbathon was 2 hours long! Just think how far you can run in 2 hours! That’s like a really fast half marathon…or an average-paced 15K (at least what I can tell from my limited running knowledge). Phew!

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I definitely snagged some of those mini muffins (zucchini, banana, cranberry) after the Zumbathon was over. But that wasn’t the best part.

The best part was that we raised over $7,000 today for Susan G Komen! Yay! Go team!

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