The largest Zumba® class consists of 12,975 people and was achieved at an event organised by Mandaluyong City (Philippines), in Mandaluyong City, Philippines, on 19 July 2015. The event was part of Mayor Benhur Abalos birthday celebrations. The Mayor who recently won a UN Public Service Award, has launched a health care program that encourages a more healthy life style. The local government of Mandaluyong City initiated the attempt for the Guinness World Records Largest Zumba Class to further promote fitness and healthy lifestyle to its constituents. A total of 84 licensed Zumba instructors from the Philippine Zumba Network practiced for 2 months to prepare for this attempt.