Press release

Zumba® Dance for Peace Brings Love & Togetherness to Dilworth Park

Giavana Suraci
T 215.440.5516


Participants from across Philadelphia are invited to bond through dance fitness!

PHILADELPHIA (May 16, 2019) – On Saturday, June 1 from 2 p.m.-4 p.m., hundreds of Philadelphians will become a part of “One Big Family” as they participate in Zumba® Dance for Peace. Hosted by Rothman Orthopaedic Institute presents Center City Fit, this special two-hour fitness program will celebrate unity and togetherness throughout the City of Brotherly Love.

Laurel Perley, Director of Marketing at Center City District, will begin the day with opening statements, thanking both Rothman Orthopaedic Institute and Optimal Sport Health Clubs 1315 Walnut for their support. Luis Enrique, a decade-long Zumba® instructor and creator of this event, will then be introduced. A Zumba® dance party will begin immediately following remarks. More than 35 licensed ZIN instructors and ZJs will make an appearance. That lineup includes:

  • ZIN Tessy and Pedro Ayala
  • ZIN Hector Santiago
  • ZJ Jose Melendez
  • ZJ Shannan Reese

Visit for program updates and information. Zumba® Dance for Peace is presented by Rothman Orthopaedic Institute, with fitness partner Optimal Sport Health Clubs 1315 Walnut.  


The Center City District, a private-sector organization dedicated to making Center City Philadelphia clean, safe and attractive, is committed to maintaining Center City’s competitive edge as a regional employment center, a quality place to live, and a premier regional destination for dining, shopping and cultural attractions. Find us at and on Facebook and Twitter.

Rothman Orthopaedic Institute is a private orthopaedic practice dedicated to providing communities with high-quality, compassionate, and affordable musculoskeletal care that is grounded in evidence-based medicine, the results of which will exceed expectations. Rothman Orthopaedic Institute orthopaedists treat patients at over 34 locations in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and New York, including orthopaedic urgent care clinics in Marlton, NJ and Limerick, PA. For more information about Rothman Orthopaedic Institute please call 1-800-321-9999 or visit

Optimal Sport Health Clubs [OSHC] was created in pursuit of a mission to create a superior health club experience. Optimal Sport Health Clubs focus on the health and wellness of its members throughout the Philadelphia region. OSHC offers unparalleled guest service, pointed attention, professional fitness experts, an abundance of group fitness classes and state of the art equipment in pristinely maintained facilities with affordable rates that offer exceptional value. Be Bold. Be Optimal. Learn more at