Chakaboom in the News
By Doreen Gentzler Jan 10, 2014 Health & Fitness Expo: Kangoo Jumps Shoes Chakaboom Fitness shows off Kangoo Jumps shoes, which absorb 80 percent of the impact on joints and are fun for exercise. Click here to watch interview with Doreen Gentzler.
If I learned anything from this year, it’s that Washington really stepped up its fitness game. Countless gyms and studios opened, offering a workout for every fitness type, and I did my very best to try them all. Not counting all of the awesome classes I took for fun, I ran, lifted, jumped, paddleboarded, and […]
The dance-aerobics class takes place entirely on low-impact, bouncy boots. By Melissa Romero, Published October 28, 2013 These days, most fitness classes make a lot of bold claims: It’s the best workout of your life. You’ll be instantly hooked. You’ll shave inches off your waist. But rarely do they claim you’ll have fun doing a […]
NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. – Chakaboom is a popular new fitness program in our area developed by world renowned athletes from Brazil, Leo Lins and Roberson Magalhaes. Jason Cerda is an up and coming performer from the DC area that has been able to reach a fan-base around the world, with several albums already available on […]
In recent years, Zumba, the Latin dance fitness program, has surged in popularity across the U.S. The American College of Sports Medicine says the program is one of the hottest fitness trends this year. VOA’s June Soh visited Chakaboom Fitness in Alexandria, Va to find out why.
Op, op, op, op, oppa Gangnam style! It was just a matter of time before fitness enthusiasts capitalized on the thigh-burning effects of the Gangnam Style dance. And that time really could not have come quickly enough. Dance centers, fitness clubs, Zumba instructors, flash mobs locally and worldwide, as well as personal at-home fitness video instructors have taken the song (and the […]
Kangaroo Jumps at Zumba fitness on August 9, 2011, at the Franconia Fire Station. Credit James Cullum Leonardo Lins and Roberson Magalhaes have a goldmine on their hands. The pair own Chakaboom Latin Dance Fitness, and six days a week, hundreds of men, women and children dance their way to fitness with latin moves and […]
If you sense something burning at the Franconia Fire Station, don’t worry — it’s just calories. Six days a week, Roberson Magalhaes and Leonardo Lins take over the station’s bingo hall, crank up the music and teach Zumba, a Latin dance-based form of fitness that’s celebrating its 10th year of getting participants to “Ditch the […]
What is that stepping on the toes of traditional fitness routines? Zumba, the Latin-inspired dance workout that is more like a wild party scene than a strict exercise regiment, has salsaed into the top 10 fitness trends for the coming year, according to a report being released Thursday by the American College of Sports Medicine. […]