Pontesbury Fitness  

Claire Terry 

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Since Jan 2011

Benefits of Zumba® Gold

Zumba® Gold is a class that is specially designed to cater to the needs of beginners of all ages, active older adults, and those just starting on their fitness journey. Zumba Gold® is also for those individuals who are new or returning to working out, or who suffer from physical impairment. Unlike normal Zumba classes, Zumba® Gold involves moving at a slower pace. This dancing exercise is associated with many health benefits!

Zumba® Gold Benefit # 1 – Healthy Heart

You can maintain a healthy heart with Zumba® Gold. Zumba is an excellent cardio exercise and the dance moves get your heart rate elevated. The movement also promotes efficient blood flow throughout the body. These benefits combined help in avoiding cardiovascular disease such as stroke and heart attack.

Zumba® Gold Benefit # 2 – Weight Management

 Zumba® Gold is a cardio exercise which aims at burning calories! With the help of Zumba® Gold you can burn calories and lose weight. Yes! You can be healthy and fit again.

Zumba® Gold Benefit # 3 - Improved Mobility

Zumba® Gold aids in making the body more flexible and also increases endurance. With the help of Zumba® Gold, an individual can improve posture, coordination and balance. Practicing Zumba on a regular basis would help you feel more energized and you will not feel pain in your joints when you carry out daily activities.

Zumba® Gold Benefit # 4 – Stronger Bones and Muscles

 Zumba® Gold is an excellent way to strengthen the bones and muscles. Zumba dancing engages a number of muscles which helps in increasing overall muscle strength and endurance. Another benefit of this exciting exercise is that it helps in increasing bone density, which protects us from osteoporosis.

Zumba Gold® Benefit # 5 – Improved Cognitive Function

As a person ages, the ability to concentrate and pay attention diminishes. You can fight this problem by getting involved in exercises such as Zumba Gold®. Scientists believe that movement and exercising improves the flow of oxygen rich blood which leads to improved cognitive functions.

Zumba® Gold Benefit # 6 – Relief from Stress

People usually suffer from depression and stress more often, considering they spend most of their time indoors. The movements involved in Zumba helps in boosting antidepressants which aid in eliminating stress and reducing depression.

Zumba® Gold Benefit # 7 – Social Life

A typical Zumba class has about 20 people dancing together. Hence, you have an opportunity to meet many new people and get to interact with them. Zumba is a fun-filled and exciting activity and excellent place for you and your friends to get together and party!


Zumba® Gold is the complete package which offers both physiological and psychological benefits. As you age, you have to be more careful about your health and fitness than ever before! Hence, rather than spending time at home, get involved in healthy and productive exercises such as Zumba® Gold .

Zumba Gold is held at Castle Country Club on a Monday morning at 11.15am.


  • Zumba BasicZumba Basic
    License to teach regular Zumba® classes.
  • Zumba ToningZumba Toning
    License to teach body-sculpting techniques using Zumba Toning Sticks to enhance rhythm and build strength.
  • Zumba GoldZumba Gold
    License to teach specially designed Zumba classes for the active older adult or deconditioned participant.
  • Zumba Gold ToningZumba Gold Toning
    License to teach Zumba® Gold-Toning classes.
  • Zumba StepZumba Step
    License to teach lower body workouts using a blend of Zumba® routines and step aerobics.