Lara Collingwood hosts an afternoon of Zumba

Lara Collingwood hosts an afternoon of Zumba

Zumbathon to support Child Development Centre

Saturday, June 16, Zumba instructor Lara Collingwood plans to dance all afternoon at the Civic Arena and invites everyone to join her.

Saturday, June 16, Zumba instructor Lara Collingwood plans to dance all afternoon at the Civic Arena and invites everyone to join her.

The Zumbathon, is a fundraiser for the Bulkley Valley Child Development Centre.

“It’s the music,” Collingwood said to explain the popularity of Zumba.

“Once they [students] hear the music everything else disappears.”

Participants can enter individually or in teams of three.

Dancing is in 30-minute stretches with breaks in between during which time plenty to dish out raffle prizes.

The entry fee is $25 for adults and $20 for seniors.

It all starts at 1 p.m. and continues until 5 p.m.