Zumba started gaining popularity among dance and fitness enthusiasts in Malaysia about a decade ago, and is still one of the most popular dances in the country that help you lose weight and keep fit, with moves that include mambo, merengue, salsa, and samba. Wondering where to start burning calories through this popular dance exercise? Check out the top six places where you can join Zumba classes under RM200 in Malaysia:1

  1. Jatomi Fitness Jatomi Fitness is a fitness chain originally from Europe. In Malaysia, there are a few Jatomi Fitness branches in Johor Bahru, Penang, Kuala Lumpur, and Selangor. The clubs run Zumba classes four times a week, from Tuesday to Friday. The monthly fees for Zumba classes range from RM150-RM200 based on the membership type.2
  2. Living Dance Academy At Living Dance Academy in Kuala Lumpur, Zumba classes are conducted twice a week (every Wednesday and Friday), privately and in a small group of around three to five people. The monthly fees for Zumba classes range from RM90-RM165 depending on your attendance (options include once or twice a week Zumba sessions).3
  3. Lara’s Place At Lara’s Place in Petaling Jaya, Zumba classes are conducted three times a week on Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday. The Zumba classes at the family-oriented center specifically cater to adults and teenagers interested in Zumba. Classes are small with five to ten participants, with monthly fees that range from RM90-RM188.4
  4. Fitology Fitology offers group Zumba sessions and emphasizes on personal training to build strength and fitness. A typical group session comprises of six participants, and classes are run three times a week on Monday, Thursday and Saturday. The monthly fees for Zumba classes range from RM40-RM400.5
  5. Dance Pot The dance school is based in Setapak, and Zumba classes are conducted four times a week on Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. The group sessions normally have about 18 to 20 participants. The monthly fees range from RM80-RM120.6
  6. Sole To Soul Dance Studio Besides the standard Zumba classes, the Petaling Jaya-based dance school also offers Zumba Sentao and Zumba Toning programs. Classes are held about 11 times a week from Wednesday to Sunday, and the monthly fees for the Zumba programs range from RM90-RM220.

Zumba dance in Malaysia typically incorporates various dance elements and aerobics in a single routine, which makes it more fun and entertaining. If you prefer a non-tedious workout session, join a class that also features a combination of martial arts, Bollywood dance moves, and some hip-hop. This way, you will get the most out of each exercise session while still achieving your fitness goal.