Multicultural Student Services will continue its celebration of Hispanic-Latino Heritage Month with Zumba Fitness sessions on Tuesday and Thursday, Oct. 4 and 6. The classes will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. both days in Studio 113 of the Anderson Athletic and Recreation Complex. It is not necessary to sign up in advance; check in from 11:30 to 11:45 a.m. The Zumba sessions will begin at noon.

Zumba instructor Olga Duran believes that “Zumba is for everyone” and is helping to create awareness of childhood obesity, increase family bonding experiences, and allow community members to participate in charity events benefiting children in need.

Participate in one or both of the 45-minute sessions of Latin, Cuban and African rhythms and movement. The first 10 students who sign up will receive a free water bottle.

Zumba Fitness is the only Latin-inspired dance fitness program that blends red-hot international music, created by Grammy Award-winning producers, and contagious steps to form a “fitness party.” Since its inception in 2001 the Zumba program has grown to more than 12 million people of all shapes, sizes and ages taking weekly Zumba classes in more than 110,000 locations across more than 125 countries.

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Don’t forget to mark your calendar for the presentation by Dr. Augustine F. Romero, the senior academic director for ethnic studies at the Tucson Unified School District. His speech, “A Hunger for Justice: Raising the Voices of Those Lost in the Margin,” will take place from 11:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 29, in Room 304, Murray-Herrick Campus Center.

For more information contact Multicultural Student Services, (651) 962-6460.