One hour of fast dancing burns 446 calories
if you weigh 155 pounds and 532 calories
if you weigh 185 pounds. You need to burn
3,500 calories to lose 1 pound, so with three one-hour Zumba sessions a week, you should lose at least 1 pound in a little over two weeks or almost 2 pounds a month. If you dance Zumba for one hour a day and eat 500 calories a day less than you need to maintain your weight, you should lose 2 pounds weekly or 8 pounds a month.