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First UK-based Zumba instructor conference

Posted on February 14, 2012


The first ever UK-based Zumba instructor conference is about to take place, owing to the huge success of Zumba Fitness nationwide.

The dance-craze’s birthplace, Florida, is already the scene of a three-day conference held exclusively for ZIN (Zumba Instructor Network) members but, thanks to the talent emerging in the UK, Beto Perez, Tanya Bearsdley, Gina Grant and Kass Martin will meet at London Excel, from February 24 to 26. 

The conference will give UK instructors the chance to boost their careers whilst enjoying an exclusive preview of a brand new speciality – Zumba Sentao. 

In addition to the introduction to Zumba Sentao, highlights of the weekend will include Friday’s Zumba Fitness Concert, which will be led by founder Beto Perez, and UK Carnaval: A Grand Gala of Music and Dance on Saturday night. 

For the full schedule, see here.

Nicola Rayner was editor of Dance Today from 2010 to 2015. She has written for a number of publications including The Guardian, The Independent and Time Out Buenos Aires, where she cut her teeth as a dance journalist working on the tango section. Today she continues to dance everything from ballroom to breakdance, with varying degrees of success. Her debut novel, The Girl Before You, was published last year in paperback, ebook and audiobook.

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