Music Motivates

One thing is for sure: Music motivates you. It can excite, stimulate, focus or calm you. That’s why you see ear buds everywhere—on Olympic athletes, morning runners, commuters, travelers, students and nappers. The type of music sets the stage, whether it’s pump up jams, dance tunes, theme songs, holiday carols, world music, tribal beats or […]

Senior Class: Zumba

Latin music thumps from loud speakers. A sweat-drenched group of ten people dance the mambo, cha cha and tango.   But this isn’t a nightclub or an episode of “Dancing with the Stars.” This is a Wednesday morning at the Highland Park Senior Citizen Center. For two years, about ten people between the ages of […]