Zumba world record broken by Winston-Salem elementary students


WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.–The Guinness Book of World Records has certified a recent Zumbatomic exercise event as setting a new world record for largest class in a single venue, the Winston-Salem Journal reports.

The record-breaking event took place on Febrauary 1 with 1,121 fourth and fifth grade students from Winston-Salem schools, at the Benton Convention Center. Students came from Cash, Diggs-Latham, Kernersville, Lewisville, Sherwood Forest and Meadowlark elementary schools, according to the Journal.

The students completed a 30-minute class with two main certified Zumbatomic instructors, two youth lead instructors and 23 facilitating stewards.

The event broke the previous record of 383 children, set in April of 2012, in Texas.

Read more at The Winston-Salem Journal

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