Since Mar 2011



Posted on March 15, 2013 at 1:25 PM

I had so much fun teaching my Zumba class this morning!  I thoroughly enjoyed my playlist, as did my class.  I love it when they sing along and hoot and clap.  You know they're enjoying it, too!  This was my morning playlist and as I look through the songs, I remember that one of the reasons I choose songs is because I'm inspired by other instructors.  I always love attending as many other instructor's classes as I can fit in for this very reason! 

Canta Canta, Minha Gente I got from Thayna's class.  Bryan inspired me to do Sweet Girl.  Mia originally did Arremangala Arrempujala.  John did Crazy Love.  Jazzie did Shake Your Body Down to the Ground.  I went to Thayna's class and then directly to Alex' class afterwards one Sunday and both did Vamos Pa' La Pista.  I loved it so much I added it to my repertoire.  Then Alex did Coranzoncito Bonito and I had to add that one, too. 

I loved Wally in ZIN 43 hence, Take On Me and Salsa Choke (which the class loved!).  I also always try to keep in mind what Beto said the day I got licensed with him.  Of course the Zumba formula is 70% Latin and 30% other.  He strongly encouraged us to use this formula.  In his own words, "If your class is 90% Salsa.  It's a Salsa Class, not a Zumba class.  If your class is 90% Hip Hop, it's a Hip Hop Class, not a Zumba class."  Get the picture?  LOL...I do have a few salsa's, eh? 

I'm off to be inspired more!  Much Zumba Love!

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My qualifications:

  • Zumba BasicZumba Basic
    License to teach regular Zumba® classes.
  • Zumba StepZumba Step
    License to teach lower body workouts using a blend of Zumba® routines and step aerobics.
  • Zumba ToningZumba Toning
    License to teach body-sculpting techniques using Zumba Toning Sticks to enhance rhythm and build strength.
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    License to teach the 'pool party' workout for all ages using the Zumba® formula and traditional aqua techniques.
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    Licensed to teach the party-like workout that incorporates chairs to improve strength, definition and endurance.
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    License to teach specially designed Zumba classes for the active older adult or deconditioned participant.
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