Chicago, IL Â – Just in time for the 2012 â€œNew Yearâ€™s Resolutionâ€ fitness craze, an exciting new workout DVD, BeMoved Bollywood has been released and is on sale now. â€œSo you think you canâ€™t dance?â€ BeMovedÂ® founder Sherry Zunker says â€œyes you canâ€ with this new dance fitness DVD,Â the first in a series for adults of any skill level.
BeMovedÂ® is the newest workout inspiring people to dance! Itâ€™s one of the fastest growing fitness movements in the country. Designed by renowned director and choreographer Sherry Zunker, the BeMovedÂ® DVDÂ series is geared for adults age 40 and over who want an invigorating, pain free and full body workout. BeMovedÂ® uses 14 different genres of music, including Disco, Motown, Latin and Swingâ€¦and in the first of the BeMovedÂ® DVD series: â€œBollywood!â€
â€œI realized that for myself and for people in my age demographic, there really needed to be something that spoke to us at this point in our life,â€ says Zunker. â€œI really wanted to be able to take a dance / movement class that I could physically do and not hurt myself. At the same time I wanted it to be stimulating and challenging and I wanted it to MOVE ME.â€ This is the inspiration behind BeMovedÂ® and the philosophy behind â€œBeMoved Bollywood.â€
BeMovedÂ® Dance Fitness â€“ Series One DVD Bollywood is designed with easy to follow, step-by-step instructions, close up video shows details of several of the dance movements and stretches. Sections include:
â€¢ The Warm Up, a combination of therapeutic movements activates your breathing, central core strength and balance, while improving your flexibility, coordination and musicality.
â€¢ The Bollywood dance sequence is an energizing and upbeat low impact cardio workout that builds into an entire Bollywood dance routine. The sequence introduces dance steps and arm movements that are not only fun but burn off calories, too. Before you know it, you are building endurance and toning your body, while simultaneously unleashing your inner dancer.
â€¢ The Cool Down and final stretch segment incorporates dance steps, movements and stretches from the entire class, leaving you feeling invigorated, renewed and fit.
Â â€œI think Americaâ€™s new found love affair with dance, really has shifted the perception that only professional dancers can dance,â€ says Zunker. â€œI feel like the world is now embracing the fact that everybody can dance and everybody can find dance to change the way they live to enhance their health and well-being.â€
DVDâ€™s are just $24.99 (plus shipping and handling) and can be ordered now by visiting bemoved-dance.com.
About Sherry Zunker
Sherry Zunker is Founder of BeMovedÂ® –a movement product designed for adults of all movement abilitiesâ€”Director of â€œChicago the Musicalâ€ for RCCL and Co-Artistic Director Emerita of River North Chicago Dance Company,.
Zunker is an established director and choreographer whose work covers the concert dance realm, musical theater, corporate entertainment, production shows, television, video, and film. Her teaching career spans 30 years and is as diverse as the works she has created.
Sherry Zunker is also known for her work as Co-Artistic Director of River North Chicago Dance Company. Sherry joined River North Chicago as artistic director in 1990. She choreographed numerous works for the company, one of them being the signature piece “Reality of a Dreamer” which also became the finale piece for the award winning televised documentary of the same name. Sherry also commissioned the work of many choreographers to compile the Companyâ€™s diverse, engaging repertoire. Ms. Zunker has set her works on several companies including The Joffrey Ballet of Chicago and Gus Giordano Jazz Dance Chicago.
Before taking on the roles of director and choreographer, Zunker had a diverse performance career. She danced with Chicago Repertory Dance Ensemble, was a principal dancer with Gus Giordano Jazz Dance Chicago, performed as a soloist in Bob Fosseâ€™s Dancin’, and also danced under Tony Award-winning choreographer Ann Reinking in the Goodman Theaterâ€™s production of â€œPal Joey.â€ Zunker has also danced in several musical stage productions, commercials and films including â€œThe Blues Brothersâ€ and â€œA League of Their Own.â€
For more information about Sherry Zunker and BeMovedÂ®, visit bemoved-dance.com.