Zumba Fitness is one of the world's fasting growing fitness programmes. Zumba Fitness combines Latin music with Latin-inspired, easy-to-follow dance moves that is a great way to burn calories, tone up muscles and have fun in a group exercise-based dance class. Each week over 11 million people in 140,000 worldwide locations take to the studio dance floor to have a 'fitness party', moving to the music of Grammy award winning music.
Who is the Zumba Fitness Instructor training course aimed at?
Zumba Fitness Instructor training courses can be attended by students aged 18 years or older. Like all group exercise-based instructor courses, only students who have attended a number related group exercise classes, in this case Zumba Fitness classes, should think about enrolling on a training course to teach a class. Enjoying the Zumba Fitness dance class is an important pre-requisite to thinking about becoming an instructor. After all, if you enjoy participating in Zumba Fitness classes, you'll love teaching Zumba Fitness to others.
Zumba Fitness Instructor training course content
All Zumba Fitness instructors are required to participate in the Zumba Basic 1 one day training course. The content of the Basic 1 training course includes:
- Learning for basic Zumba rhythms - merengue, salsa, cumbia, reggaeton
- Put the steps together against a song
- Creating a Zumba Fitness class
All Zumba students on passing with be given all the necessary tools and resources, as well a Zumba Fitness license.
Graduating the Zumba Fitness Instructor training course
Graduates of the Zumba Fitness Basic 1 Instructor training course are ready and able to start teaching Zumba Fitness group exercises classes from day one. Graduates need to be mindful that their Zumba Fitness license allows them to carry the Zumba Fitness name and logo on their promotional material but that the license needs to be renewed every 12 months in order for them to continue to do so year on year.
In order to continually keep abreast of the latest Zumba Fitness updates in music and news, graduates can join the Zumba Instructors Network, where for only $30 a year instructors will receive:
- A monthly CD of music
- A bi-monthly DVD/CD set of choreography
- Discounts on further Zumba training workshops
- Discounts on Zumba clothing
Visit our training course directory and find out more details about becoming a qualified Zumba Fitness instructor with Zumba Fitness course providers.