Benefits of Movement, Personal Stories

10 Years TODAY as a Zumba Fitness Instructor!

10 years ago today, I birthed a new career path as a Zumba Fitness Instructor. Who knew what that was going to look like!
I orginally saw it as a part-time gig…Since then, I have taught hundred’s of young people & teens across the GTA from fitness classes, to dance-a-thons, to mental health weeks, to warm ups at large group fitness days.
I have hosted my own classes in the community, taught in gyms, traveled to Jamaica to teach, been in a commercial (not sure it ever aired..lol), taught people from every walk of life & age group.
I have worked with people of all abilities from wheelchairs, to Down’s, to many mental & physical differences. We have danced with weights, in the water, from a chair & more. To now ONLINE classes & connecting the world with dance! I have met & made some of the BEST friendships with incredible woman & men along the way & continue to. We have laughed, sweat, moved & grooved & let self expression reign for a decade!
This moment opened the doors to my LOVE of making a difference for people. This moment opened the door to being trained in Laughter Yoga, Dance for Parkinson’s, Zumba Toning, Zumba Sentao, Aqua Zumba, Zumba Kids & kids Jr., Zumba Core, Stretch classes & more.
I am forever grateful & thankful for the past decade of Love, Laughter, Self Expression & being surrounded by beautiful people along this journey!
I cannot wait to see what the next decade has in store & I am grateful to have the opportunity to share it all with YOU!
THANK YOU for being a part of my life!!
Zumba love to all,
Tammy xoxo
Benefits of Movement

For The Love of Zumba!!!

As a zumba instructor, I am fascinated by statistics on social media surrounding Zumba.  With over 5.6 million people as facebook fans of zumba through social media and over 90,000 people talking about it daily….I am always amazed when I meet someone who has never heard of zumba.

 Those numbers just seem so big to me! However, I am a small city prairie girl so numbers like that just seem HUGE to me no matter what I guess!

All I really get from that is that is a lot of people AND there are nearly 7 billion people on the planet so really, that number is just a pin drop of penetration zumba has made.

Why do I LOVE zumba?

When I found zumba I was looking for a way to workout that was fun and didn’t “feel” like a workout. I didn’t need to “pump iron” or run on a treadmill to get fit, nor did I ever want to. I could literally do what I love to do (dance and be silly), AND not even really need to be good at it to get it! The goal was to move my body for 60 minutes!

I COULD DO THAT!

My first few classes I pretty much laughed all the way through and then it was like magically my feet began to follow the steps and away I went…..This Scottish Norwegian kid from the prairies could move her hips like she was raised in Brazil! Who knew??!!!

Years have passed since that day and statiscally Zumba has become more and more known in the world, however, I am committed that more people have the opportunity to experience fitness in a fun and literally FREEING way!

If you have never heard of zumba or even just wonder why I am so happy ALL THE TIME, contact me and let’s get you moving too!!

If this Scottish Norwegian prairie girl can get it…..so can YOU!!!

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