A Zumba-Inspired Playlist That’s Perfect for Your Next Cardio Workout

Ready to get your heart pumping?

Every week, Your New Favorite Playlist introduces you to workout-worthy tunes from a different fitness brand. This week, RhythmZ Studio shares one of its recent playlists.

As a podiatrist, Beth Hochstein was used to telling patients what medical condition was behind their symptoms. But in November 2007, just a month before her 37th birthday, the tables turned and she was on the receiving end of a diagnosis: young-onset Parkinson’s disease. When Hochstein retired in 2010 on her own terms—”I didn’t want to ever hurt a patient because of my symptoms,” she says—she refocused her energy on another one of her passions: dancing. “I became a Zumba addict,” she says. “I knew that I could help others with Parkinson’s Disease start exercising by teaching what I loved.”

Hochstein received her Zumba license in February 2011, and she now teaches two classes a week at a local community center and at RhythmZ Studio in Bellerose, New York. “If you love to dance and need to start an exercise program, Zumba is the place to be,” she says. “You get so lost in the music and movement, you forget that you are exercising.” Here’s her high-energy mix from a recent class:

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You can download a similar playlist on Spotify. Not ready to sweat this second? Sample some of the songs:

RhythmZ Studio is located in Bellerose, New York.

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