What is Zumba?
Zumba is an amazing cardiovascular workout that uses latin and international dance to produce a workout session that is not only fun, but beneficial to your health. Zumba is for all levels, beginners to advanced. Active Heroes Zumbathon Program supports military families and our mission to end veteran suicide. Our Zumba team leaders host events, for up to 2 hours, that raise funds for Active Heroes.
Recently Active Heroes supporter Rob Powell hosted a Zumbathon. They raised over 1800$ for Active Heroes mission! This was a virtual event and Rob and his team moved and grooved to the beat while making a change for our heroes.
Rob talks about his experience with Zumbathon, “This event showed the Zumba® community’s undying support for our veterans and their families. We are made up of thousands of active duty servicemembers, retirees, veterans, dependants, and supporters who all feel empowered to do their part in the fight against PTSD and veteran suicide.”
Thank you Rob!
Our next virtual Zumba event is on June 20th @12pm. If you’re interested in joining us for some fun fitness, sign up here. This particular event will recognize Mental Health Awareness Month. Mental Health plays a huge roll in our cause. PTSD, Trauma, Anxiety, and Depression are common amongst the veteran society. We ask that you join us to support them on their mental health journeys!
Zumbathon® for Active Heroes is an incredible event that supports military families and the mission to end veteran suicide!Volunteer Team Leaders (Zumba® instructors) can host these TWO HOURS of intense, pulse-pounding Latin and International Dance Fitness events for military families and civilian supporters to help raise funds for the charity Active Heroes.
The primary purpose of the Zumbathon For Active Heroes is to reduce veteran suicide by:
- Establishing camaraderie in communities to cope with Post Traumatic Stress (anger, depression, loneliness, substance abuse and suicidal tendencies). Uniting veterans, families and supporters to care for each other in times of need.
- Training Team Leaders how to interact with suicidal veterans, the steps to assist them, and how to host events with the most impact.
- Developing a Peer Mentor and Ambassador community of veterans, military families and civilians who support struggling families and/or veterans.
- Raising funds for Active Heroes through programs like Zumbathon® For Active Heroes, other national programs, and events.
Zumbathon® for Active Heroes is an incredible event that supports military families and the mission to end veteran suicide!Volunteer Team Leaders (Zumba® instructors) can host these TWO HOURS of intense, pulse-pounding Latin and International Dance Fitness events for military families and civilian supporters to help raise funds for the charity Active Heroes. To volunteer to be trained as a Team Leader, register below.
About Active Heroes:
Active Heroes is a national 501(c)(3) charitable organization headquartered in Louisville, KY with a mission to reduce veteran suicide in every state. Active Heroes provides national activities, national peer – mentors, serves thousands of veterans at the Active Heroes Community Center and is developing a retreat center to help heal post-traumatic stress.
For additional information, please contact Active Heroes at firstname.lastname@example.org, or 502-277-9280, or visit www.activeheroes.org.