Hands in the Air

Free out­door Zumba class is the kick­off for summer fit­ness se­ries

The Community Connection - - LOCAL NEWS - By Michilea Pat­ter­son mpat­ter­son@21st-cen­tu­ry­media.com @MichileaP on Twit­ter

POTTSTOWN » Feet were mov­ing and hands were wav­ing dur­ing a free out­door Zumba fit­ness class at Me­mo­rial Park.

Nearly 40 peo­ple came out to the park on June 28 to move to the beat and get a great work­out at the same time. The hour long class in­cluded sev­eral dif­fer­ent styles of dance and was led by Pottstown YMCA in­struc­tor Lizette Clark.

The pub­lic event was a col­lab­o­ra­tive ef­fort be­tween the Pottstown YMCA, The Mer­cury’s Fit for Life ini­tia­tive and Pottstown Parks and Recre­ation. The fun ex­er­cise was the first of sev­eral free com­mu­nity events of a summer fit­ness se­ries.

MICHILEA PAT­TER­SON — DIG­I­TAL FIRST ME­DIA

Peo­ple wave their hands in the air as they dance dur­ing a free Zumba fit­ness class held out­side at Pottstown Me­mo­rial Park.

MICHILEA PAT­TER­SON — DIG­I­TAL FIRST ME­DIA

Chil­dren and adults en­joy danc­ing dur­ing a free out­door Zumba fit­ness class at Pottstown Me­mo­rial Park.

MICHILEA PAT­TER­SON — DIG­I­TAL FIRST ME­DIA

A group of more than 30 peo­ple fol­low the lead of Pottstown YMCA Zumba in­struc­tor Lizette Clark dur­ing a free out­door fit­ness class at Pottstown Me­mo­rial Park.

MICHILEA PAT­TER­SON — DIG­I­TAL FIRST ME­DIA

Pottstown YMCA Zumba in­struc­tor Lizette Clark, demon­strates fit­ness dance moves dur­ing a free out­door class at Pottstown Me­mo­rial Park.

MICHILEA PAT­TER­SON — DIG­I­TAL FIRST ME­DIA

Pottstown YMCA Zumba in­struc­tor Lizette Clark leads a free dance fit­ness class at Pottstown Me­mo­rial Park.

MICHILEA PAT­TER­SON — DIG­I­TAL FIRST ME­DIA

Pottstown YMCA Zumba in­struc­tor Lizette Clark smiles as she demon­strates moves dur­ing a free dance fit­ness class at Pottstown Me­mo­rial Park.

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