Definitions for jazzerciseˈdʒæz ərˌsaɪz
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
vigorous dancing done to jazz dance music as an exercise for physical fitness.
Category: Music and Dance, Sport
Origin of jazzercise:
A form of aerobic exercise based on jazz dance.
Origin: a trademark of the 1960s.
Jazzercise is a dance-based group fitness program. Each 60-minute Jazzercise class features a fusion of jazz dance, resistance training, Pilates, yoga, kickboxing, and Latin-style movements set to popular music. The Jazzercise program was founded in 1969 by Jazzercise CEO Judi Sheppard Missett. Today, Jazzercise involves 7,800 instructors teaching more than 32,000 classes weekly in all 50 states and 32 countries. In 2009/2010 Jazzercise reported 96 Million in revenue. On the 2011 Entrepreneur Franchise 500 list, Jazzercise ranks as the #1 fitness franchise and #17 overall. In March 2009, MSNBC placed Jazzercise in their top 5 list of proven franchises that provide growth opportunity. Jazzercise has partnered with two-time "Dancing with the Stars" champion Cheryl Burke, a company spokesperson through 2011. Jazzercise instructors are franchise owners and therefore have individual locations, class hours, and pricing.
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