Photo by Karla N. Trujillo

Over 20 amazing instructors from Zumba, Dance It Out (DIO), and U-JAM Fitness came together to support the Mt. Carmel High School (MCHS) cheer team at their Dance-a-Thon in early November. Over 150 participants attended the event to dance to their heart’s content and enjoy a positive, upbeat environment while contributing to a cause. With the help of students, teachers, parents, the talented instructors, and the support of the community, the cheer team was able to exceed their fundraising goal of $3,000, which will help in part to fund the team’s trip to cheer camp next year. Along with the nonstop dancing, the event also included an appearance from special guest Zumba jammer Annalisa Brown, a live DJ, as well as a performance by MCHS cheerleaders. For more information on MCHS cheer visit