Fitness Tips · Shopping · Style

Season of Fitness Holiday Gift Guide

Tis’ the season for gift gifting and spending quality time with friends and family. If you have someone in your life that is either casual or dedicated about their gym time, this is the gift guide for you. You’ll find gift ideas for those in your life that spend their time from the weight room… Continue reading Season of Fitness Holiday Gift Guide

Fitness Tips · Food · Health

Holidays are Here

The holiday season has arrived! There’s an abundance of delicious food everywhere you look. It’s difficult to avoid the treats of the season. Especially when there seems to be some sort of holiday event every weekend that involves food. I know it is difficult to resist the temptation to eat all the goodies but it is possible… Continue reading Holidays are Here

Interview With a Jammer Series · Zumba

Interview with A Jammer – Annalisa Brown

I have discussed Jam sessions previously and why you should go to them in my post here. But, as a quick reminder, a ZIN Jam session is a 3-hour workshop where ZIN members can learn 4-5 songs from a licensed Zumba Jammer “ZJ” that you can teach the next day in your class. A ZJ… Continue reading Interview with A Jammer – Annalisa Brown

Instructor · Personal

What Would I Be Doing If I Didn’t Teach Group Fitness?

If I didn’t teach group fitness almost every night after work, I would probably be fat – to put it bluntly. I LOVE to eat and it takes serious motivation to get me moving sometimes. Growing up, I stayed in shape due to the sports and dance I was involved in. From the age of 5, I played… Continue reading What Would I Be Doing If I Didn’t Teach Group Fitness?

Instructor · Interview With a Jammer Series · Zumba

Interview with A Jammer – Lesley Ann Bayran

I have discussed jam sessions previously and why you should go to them in my post here. But, as a quick reminder,  a ZIN Jam session is a 3-hour workshop where you learn 4-5 songs from a licensed Zumba Jammer that you can teach the next day in your class. A ZJ as described by… Continue reading Interview with A Jammer – Lesley Ann Bayran

Instructor · Style · Zumba

Wearing Zumba Clothes Outside of Class

I have to admit that if I wasn’t a part of the Zumba world and I saw someone walk into the grocery store with brightly colored leggings with a plaid shirt tied around their waist, I might have a strange look on my face too. Sometimes you don’t have time to change before you go… Continue reading Wearing Zumba Clothes Outside of Class

Fitness Tips · Zumba

Class Insight Series – Episode 1 “Zumba Fitness”

I’ve decided to start a series describing the different types of group exercise classes available that I am familiar with or am willing to research. I’ll also be sharing my personal experience either as an instructor or student for each format. Hopefully this will provide some insight for you to either try the class or… Continue reading Class Insight Series – Episode 1 “Zumba Fitness”