Lisa Aneiva

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Since Mar 2017

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Dance To Make A Difference 

This annual Zumbathon® Charity Event is a fundraiser event for RAINN, the nation's largest anti-sexual violence organization.  We attempt to break the world record for largest Zumba® class while raising awareness of sexual violence.

Join us on September 28,2018 at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC.  For more information please visit Dancing is My Voice or register for the event.

What You Can Expect in My Zumba Class

A Variety of Rhythms

I love Latin rhythms and in a typical class we dance salsa, cumbia, reggaeton, merengue and bachata.  I also throw in tango, samba, Bhangra, Hip Hop, Latin Pop and other rhythms to keep things interesting and spicy!

Intermittent Training

When people do interval training, they boost body fuel, strength, and stamina.   On a treadmill, for example, if you alternate short bouts of high-intensity exercise with a few minutes or seconds of rest, you get a different type of workout than if you run at an even pace the entire time. Zumba calls the alternation between fast and slow rhythms "intermittent" training, giving you a better workout and results!


Layering

I show modified moves at the beginning of each song to make the moves easier to learn and also for people with injuries and at different fitness levels.  After starting very basic (for some songs, I start only with feet), we then add hands, jumps, and other higher intensity moves as the song progresses.

 

Turn up the Music!

"Lisa was incredible in leading 160 Middle Schoolers through a 25 minute routine.  She got the whole room up and out of their seats within minutes. We will definitely book her again in the future."

Maret School, Washington DC - May 2018

Key Elementary School, Arlington, VA

February 2018

Why I Teach Zumba

After founding Creativity on Fire, my own retail ceramics business in 2010, I was so busy that I struggled to find time to exercise. I finally tried a Zumba class because I heard it was fun...after my first class, I knew that Zumba was my ticket to getting back into shape! Over the years, I have tried many "fad" exercise and nutrition programs including Body for Life, Isagenix, and P90X, all of which are amazing programs. However, they are sometimes hard to keep up with since they require considerable discipline and preparation.

Why choose Zumba? I believe Zumba is a winning exercise choice because it is FUN (people really look forward to class!), gives amazing results, and is easy to pick up whether you have one day a week or seven. Since I have a background in dance, finding Zumba is like coming home again. During my "dancing days" people would say to me, "I wish I had the talent to dance! it looks so fun." With Zumba, even the people who think they have two left feet will surprise themselves and have a blast - they really can move to the music! It is not hard to follow...and it IS fun!

 

I decided to become a Zumba instructor to inspire other people to join me in this journey of getting in shape and staying that way. I took Zumba Kids to local elementary schools in an effort to get kids active and learning a healthy lifestyle when they are young!


My Zumbini class was featured on Good Morning America with program Creative Director Ashlee Cramer.

 

By making this fun exercise program a regular part of our lives (did I mention it is fun?!  SOOO fun!), we can feel good even during the hours when we are not exercising. Contact me and I will help you find a class near you so you can get started right away!

Qualifications

  • Zumba instructor for 1 yearZumba instructor for 1 year
    Licensed ZIN member for 1 year
  • Zumba® Convention 2012Zumba® Convention 2012
    Attended Zumba® Instructor Convention 2012
  • Zumba BasicZumba Basic
    License to teach regular Zumba® classes.
  • Zumba ToningZumba Toning
    License to teach body-sculpting techniques using Zumba Toning Sticks to enhance rhythm and build strength.
  • Aqua ZumbaAqua Zumba
    License to teach the 'pool party' workout for all ages using the Zumba® formula and traditional aqua techniques.
  • Zumba Kids & Zumba Kids JrZumba Kids & Zumba Kids Jr
    License to teach the custom-designed kids program that blends dance-fitness routines with fun games and high-energy music.
  • ZumbiniZumbini
  • AffiliateAffiliate
    This instructor is a registered affiliate

Licensed To Teach

  • Zumba BasicZumba Basic
    License to teach regular Zumba® classes.
  • Zumba ToningZumba Toning
    License to teach body-sculpting techniques using Zumba Toning Sticks to enhance rhythm and build strength.
  • Aqua ZumbaAqua Zumba
    License to teach the 'pool party' workout for all ages using the Zumba® formula and traditional aqua techniques.
  • Zumba Kids & Zumba Kids JrZumba Kids & Zumba Kids Jr
    License to teach the custom-designed kids program that blends dance-fitness routines with fun games and high-energy music.
  • Zumba Kids & Zumba Kids JrZumba Kids & Zumba Kids Jr
    License to teach the custom-designed kids program that blends dance-fitness routines with fun games and high-energy music.
  • ZumbiniZumbini