Newburgh Library Offers Free Zumba Dance Class to Rise Up Against Domestic Violence

obr_logo-HQThe Newburgh Free Library at 124 Grand St. on Wed., Feb. 13 at 6:30 p.m. will be offering a free Zumba class given by Amanda Gresens. Bring water and wear comfy sneakers.

The free class is part of a global movement called “One Billion Rising” designed to raise awareness of domestic violence. The “One Billion Rising” website describes the movement: “There are 7 billion people on the planet. Half are women. One third of them are raped or beaten…” They are inviting ONE BILLION women and those who love them to walk out, dance, rise up and demand an end to this violence.