Tres Jazz: Jazzercise International Fitness Convention

Thousands of fitness enthusiasts from around the world will be working out over four days in more than 70 fun, intense and dynamic group fitness classes. Classes include high-energy Jazzercise, Street Jazz, Jazzercise Swing, Guts & Butts, Dancin' Abs, Salsa, Body Sculpting, Pilates, Yoga and more led by fitness pioneer & Jazzercise founder/CEO, Judi Sheppard Missett, Jazzercise Executive Vice President, Shanna Missett Nelson, and hundreds of top fitness professionals from around the world.

The Opening Night Show on Friday, July 11 (7:30 p.m.) will feature New Orleans jazz talent including Charmaine Neville, Henry Butler, Amanda Shaw, Jimmy Thibodeaux, the Hot Club of New Orleans and Billy Iuso and the Restless Natives. Show will also include the world renowned Giordano Dancers.

Event is held once every five years.

Jazzercise, created by Judi Sheppard Missett in 1969, is the world's leading dance-fitness program with more than 7, 300 instructors teaching 32, 000 classes weekly in all 50 states and 30 countries. The fun and comprehensive workout program, which offers a fusion on jazz dance, resistance training, Pilates, yoga and kickboxing movements, is designed to enhance cardiovascular endurance, strength, and flexibility. The past fiscal year was the best in the company's history, with system wide sales topping $85 million. The increase marked the sixth consecutive year Jazzercise has posted system wide sales growth.

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