WHAT IS ZUMBA®?
Zumba® Fitness is an aerobic fitness program that incorporates fitness and dance movements inspired by Latin and international music. It's gaining a wide and fast popularity around the world, simply because every class feels like a party.
Zumba® is pretty much the most awesome workout ever. Dance to great music, with great people, and burn a ton of calories without even realizing it.
WHAT IS ZUMBATHON®?
A Zumbathon® is a Zumba® event that is a fundraiser for any number of charitable organizations or causes.
We started hosting the first of its kind in the Bahrain, women only Zumbathon® event annually as a fundraiser since 2016 to contribute in raising the awareness of health and fitness in the kingdom. It is open to all women that would like to come and have a great workout and fun with friends and be able to contribute to a charitable cause.
The workout is usually led by International Zumba® Presenters/ Zumba® Education Specialists (ZES™) and Zumba® Jammers (ZJ™)..
Jessica Exposito is an international presenter for Zumba® Fitness. A native and resident of Spain, she is a Zumba® Education Specialist for Zumba® Step.
She discovered her passion for dancing as a young girl and sought to share her love of dance with others. Since moving from her hometown of Puigcerda-Gerona at age 17 to study physical education at the University of Barcelona.
Jessica has taught dance in more than 40 countries. She has participated in countless events around the globe representing programs affiliated with Nike, Adidas, Fila and more.
Jessica is a frequent guest of news media and has appeared in numerous TV shows, including Spain’s versions of “American Idol” and “The Biggest Loser.”
She also was recognized by the Guinness Book of World Records for participating in a 600,000-person dance event in Barcelona.
Clotilde started dancing at age 16 in Paris where she studied jazz, ballet, tap, singing, and musicals.
She moved to New York at 19 to study hip-hop, street jazz, new style and Pilates at the Broadway Dance Center.
She worked as a professional dancer for a dance company with other French performers.
In 2000, she earned her Dance Certificate from Choreia in Paris 11ème. In 2001, she earned her Dance Certificate from Broadway Dance Center in New York.
In 2006, she earned her Fitness Diploma Paris in order to teach fitness (Step, LIA,) in different gyms throughout Paris.
In 2007, she completed a Pilates training in Paris. In 2009, she became a licensed Zumba® Instructor as well as a certified Vinyasa Yoga instructor.
She became a Zumba® Jammer in 2011 and a ZES™ in 2012. She was a presenter at the Europe Conference with «French Fusion”.
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Sandra is an active member in the Zumba® community. She has been in the Dance/Fitness and performance industry since being accepted to prestigious Dance College “Performers” based in
By 2010 she decided to join the Zumba® Fitness industry and became an Instructor and then not
long after, gained the role as a Zumba® Jammer (Choreography Specialist) and has now become
a Zumba® Education Specialist (ZES) and an International Presenter.
Sandra continuously presents at official conventions. She is known for her “Unique” Style of movement
and her versatility to authentically represent the true flavor of any rhythm. She currently travels
globally, presents Masterclasses internationally with Zumba® Fitness, as well as trainings and features.
Despite her love of performing, Education and teaching are her passions.
Ecem is an energetic, fun-loving and passionate Zumba® Education Specialist, she became a Zumba® instructor in 2013 where she attended and participated in various Zumba® conventions. In 2014 she became a Zumba® Jammer for Turkey, then later in 2016 a Zumba® Education Specialist. She teaches different specialties of Zumba® Fitness, such as Zumba® Toning, Zumba® Sentao, Zumba® Kids and Zumba® Gold.
Ecem now travels the world to share her vision and expertise with dance and fitness enthusiasts.