XYZ! eXercise with Yulissa and Zumba March 2015
- South San Francisco Municipal Service Building, South San Francisco CA
Join the Party with Yulissa
in exciting, fun dance-inspired Zumba
An open invitation to people with developmental disabilties and their caregivers and family!
San Carlos Adult Community Center
601 Chestnut Street
Wednesday, May 21 7:00-8:00
Come Have a Blast doing Zumba with Yulissa. Yulissa Arrescurenaga, is a 21-year old woman with Down's Syndrome, who in March 2012 became the first certified Zumba instructor with disabilities.
Zumba is an easy-to-follow latin-inspired dance fitness party accompanied by upbeat music. We hope you will participate but you are also welcome to watch. Dressing for Zumba is easy - comfortable, cool clothes and any shoe that will give you a little support. If you are not ready to do Zumba, please come and watch!
Yulissa started by taking one Zumba class a week. She loved it so much that she began going three times a week and after being in front of her class one day, realized that her dream was to be a Zumba instructor. She told her mom, "I love music, I love dance, I know the steps, I can do it" and she has! Last August, Yulissa attended the International Zumba Convention in Orlando where on the stage, she lead 8,000 people in a Zumba class.
Sue Digre is the Director of Family Support Services and Advocacy for Parca.
Parca has been enriching the lives of people with developmental disabilities since 1952. Our programs are designed to create a feeling of extended family to help people live as independently as possible and enjoy all that life has to offer. Parca provides residential programs, support for those living independently, respite care, before- and after-school child care, family support and advocacy services as well as free, fun social events for families.
Learn more at www.parca.org
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