CARLSBAD, Calif., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jazzercise instructors will bring San Diegans together to fight breast cancer and dance for a cure aboard the USS Midway on Saturday, September 13th, from 8:30 to 10 a.m. An estimated 1,000 Jazzercise instructors, customers, family and friends, including many who have been affected by breast cancer, will participate in a huge group fitness class on the deck of the USS Midway. Proceeds will benefit the Susan G. Komen 3-Day®. At last year's Jazzercise Dance for Life event 900 people danced together and raised more than $56,000 to fight the disease.
Jazzercise Dance for Life will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. on Saturday, September 13th on the USS Midway located at 910 N. Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101. The cost is $35 in advance or $45 at the door with proceeds donated to the Susan G. Komen 3-Day. The event will feature a giant group fitness class led by Jazzercise instructors from San Diego and surrounding communities. Breast cancer survivors will be honored and dance together during the "Survivor Song."
"We are proud to be part of the fight to end breast cancer," said Judi Sheppard Missett, Founder and CEO of Jazzercise, Inc. "We're excited to be able to do what we love—dance—to support those affected by breast cancer, raise awareness for prevention, and fund research to find a cure. Join us!"
Many Jazzercise instructors worldwide will also host fundraisers to support breast cancer awareness. Over the years, Jazzercise instructors have raised more than $28 million for a wide range of charities through community events including special large-scale workout classes, performances at major sporting events and local benefits.
With Jazzercise you can burn up to 600 calories in one 60 minute cardio and strength fitness class. The high intensity dance-based fitness program mixes cardio, strength training, kickboxing, power yoga and chart-topping music. While most customers come for the fun, they stay because Jazzercise provides a highly effective total body workout plus a sense of community and personalized support. According to members, benefits include increased weight loss, core strength, cardiovascular endurance, flexibility, stress release and a mood boosting endorphin rush.
Jazzercise is an international dance fitness business hosting 8,200+ franchisees teaching 32,000+ classes per week in 32 countries. To find local classes go to jazzercise.com or download the mobile app: iOS or Android. For more information visit jazzercise.com or contact (800) FIT-IS-IT.
SOURCE Jazzercise, Inc.