Learning capsules

Learning Capsules teach the specific skills and techniques needed to lead the best possible class. These sessions can include a focus on technique, on topics such as choreo and warm-ups + cooldowns. Learning Capsules can also include lectures on topics that can support you outside of class, like beginner and advanced classes on social media, as well as growing your Zumba® business. Finally, Capsules also include sessions about keeping your students healthy and safe in class, focusing on topics like CPR or injury prevention methods.

Presented by Zumba® Education Specialist Nick Logrea and Zumba® Jammer Jeimy Bueno

Explore different “battle formations” and learn their purposes. This session teaches how to incorporate the battle feel with music from groups like Queen, Kool & The Gang, Bon Jovi and Prince, and The Revolution. Learn the different dynamics in Zumba® classes (male/female, shy/dramatic, beginner/advanced), why we use them, and how to use a battle set-up to help students feel comfortable and succeed.

Presented by Zumba® Education Specialist Loretta Bates

Take your teaching skills to a new level — one where students leave your class feeling inspired. Take a journey that challenges your concepts of beauty and then expands them. You’ll learn tips, drills, and techniques to help enhance the beauty of our movements. Prepare to uncover the unique beauty within each of us.

Presented by Zumba® Education Specialists Maria Browning + Eliza Stone

Aging is an opportunity to reinvent ourselves! In this session, you’ll keep up with the latest discoveries in science and health while also upgrading your understanding and celebration of life. Learn about topics like magnetism, oxygen, light, release of toxins, sleep, hormones, food intake, supplements and more. This is a seated, non-movement session.

Presented by Zumba® Jammer Marlex Pagalunan and Zumba® Education Specialist Madelle Paltu-ob

Learn the skills you need to be the life of the party in class. Find out how to reignite the passion in the hearts of students and co-instructors while gaining confidence with your moves and energizing your class.

Presented by CIRCL Mobility™ Co-Creator Ai Lee Syarief 

You will be led through a series of mobility, flexibility and breathing drills, concentrating on the involvement of your macro and micro movers. Learn how to adapt and modify movement patterns for yourself and your students and take advantage of the material presented in our movement library.

To best experience CIRCL Mobility™, please bring a towel or floor mat with you.

Presented by Zumba® Education Specialist Ann Saldi

Bring confidence to your Zumba® classes! Learn to embrace your Alluring/Confident selves through captivating choreography that coincides with song lyrics. Discover how showing confidence — a strong, purposeful walk, head held high, eye contact, and a wide, welcoming smile — is much more important than perfection for successful classes.

Presented by ZIN™ Members Lynn Sheehan & Michelle Calise

Know how to handle a medical emergency in your class. The American Heart Association CPR class teaches you how to manage an emergency in the critical moments until medical service arrives. The session covers adult, child, and infant CPR training along with using an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) and how to respond to a choking victim. At the end of the session, you’ll receive a CPR/AED 2-year certification card.

Presented by Zumba® Education Specialist Mansoor Galant

Explore and unpack the secret behind unleashing your inner diva on the dance floor! In this session, you will learn tips, tools, tricks and techniques needed to find and form your diva persona. Come with an open mindset, leave your inhibition at the door, and elevate your confidence to new, undiscovered heights.

Space is limited, availability is on a first-come first-served basis

* At additional cost

Presented by Zumba Education Specialist Steve Boedt

Do you sometimes feel like giving up on your Zumba® career? Do you have moments when you cannot find the joy or passion for teaching and feel close to burning out? You are not the only one! It’s tough to rebuild our community and classes after 3 difficult years. It feels like starting over when we were actually doing a good job! 

In this training, Steve will teach simple tricks and techniques to regain your passion. He will also help you remember why you are unique, why you started in the first place, and how you should use your special skills. This lecture will train your mind to be stronger, your joy to be brighter, and your passion for Zumba® to be reignited again. This is a MUST-take for ZIN Members who feel they need the skills to grow again.

This is a seated, non-movement session.

Presented by Zumba® Jammers Tamara Pitts and Marlex Pagalunan

Get a collection of simple, ready-to-use, fun, and effective choreography for special occasion classes such as Christmas, New Year’s, Halloween, St. Patrick’s Day, and many more. Along with the themed content, you’ll also learn choreography that includes battles, conga lines, circle dances, and partnering so you can bring big energy to your students and spice up your theme parties.

Presented by Zumba® Jammers Natalie Kikkenborg and Florencia Rodriguez

Find Your Balance builds upon the knowledge gained in a Zumba Gold® training and will inspire you to make balance work fun, creative, and safe for all Zumba Gold® participants. The class will feature a masterclass of songs using various rhythms, including the Zumba Gold® core rhythms, that all feature balance work. You’ll learn the benefits of balance work, safety technique and execution, and proper progressions and adaptations to make balance accessible to all Zumba Gold® students, helping them to continue to live active and independent lives.

Presented by Zumba® Jammer Adela Iacob

Uncover the secrets of bringing more dynamic fitness elements into Zumba® choreo without sacrificing the dance spirit. You’ll master the art of adapting traditional fitness moves into dance-inspired sequences, and explore creative techniques to keep your routines energetic, captivating, and fitness-focused. This session empowers ZIN™ Members with the know-how to keep fitness at the forefront, ensuring every class is a dynamic and engaging experience.

Presented by Zumba® Jammer Kearsha Saxon

Add some finesse to your classes with a session that breaks down the technical barriers of ballet into a fun, easy-to-do style of classical dance that you can incorporate into your existing Zumba® classes.

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CIRCL Mobility™ helps unlock the body’s potential through flexibility, breathwork, and mobility exercises. Based on the cutting-edge science of functional movement, you’ll release physical restrictions, restore your core capabilities, and renew your range of motion so you can move better, longer.

With sound healing frequencies incorporated into the music, you’ll flow through a series of Macro + Micro movements promoting muscle and joint health in the only class designed to influence your psyche and bring your wellness experience full circle.

To best experience CIRCL Mobility™, please bring a towel or floor mat with you.

Early morning session. No pre-registration required. First come, first served.

Presented by Zumba® Education Specialist Monika Lejman

Unveil "The Golden Chair Secrets" – a Zumba Gold® chair class like no other! This session empowers you to create a joyful experience for active older adults and those with special needs. Discover choreography magic, perfect playlists, and vital teaching tips to adapt to limited mobility and make every move meaningful. Your leadership means a longer, healthier life for participants, preventing falls, reducing risks, and boosting confidence. In this session, you're not just a dance instructor; you're a wellness wizard. Come groove to the rhythm of "The Golden Chair Secrets" – where age becomes just a number! 

This session is for licensed Zumba Gold® instructors only.

Presented by Zumba® Jammer Marlee King

Are you ready to take your personal and professional life to the next level? This interactive lecture will explore the science behind positive psychology and how utilizing your signature strengths can lead to increased well-being, job satisfaction, and performance. By the end of this session, you’ll leave with a renewed sense of purpose, direction, and motivation, ready to excel in your career and personal life.

This is a seated, non-movement session.

Presented by Zumba® Education Specialist Jarrod Tucker 

Get the tips and tricks you need to grow your Zumba® business from the ground up and keep it going well into the future. This session will include everything you need to know about venues, marketing strategies that work, building a killer timetable, cash flow and so much more. From those just starting out to more seasoned instructors, there is something here to help everyone succeed!

This is a seated, non-movement session.

Presented by AFAA Presenter and ZIN™ Member Shalaine McLaughlin

How can we safely make moves less stressful on our knees during our Zumba® classes?  What are some common causes of knee injuries? What should we watch out for in ourselves and our students to help prevent possible knee injuries?

Practice how to modify B1 basic steps and learn what to watch out for in our alignment to reduce pressure on your knees and the knees of your participants!

Presented by Rony Gratereaut 

This full dance class is inspired by the best social media dance trends and Latin Urban Moves! You will experience a build-up choreography created in patterns of four counts. The session includes techniques, postures, and how to count and hit the beat of the music. You'll also discover many new moves and combinations that can be easily applied to any Zumba® music and rhythm

Space is limited, availability is on a first-come first-served basis

* At additional cost

Presented by ZIN™ Member Stephanie Tranquille

This engaging and transformative presentation is designed to empower Zumba® instructors and enthusiasts with the essential skills of Emotional intelligence (EI), to not only lead exhilarating Zumba sessions but also foster stronger connections with their participants. This dynamic session will look at the power of harnessing emotional awareness, self-regulation, empathy, and interpersonal skills. 

This is a seated, non-movement session.

Presented by Zumba® Jammer Ria Martin

Get ready to be immersed in the culture of Majorette style dance! Majorette Moves are powerful, sexy, empowering and dynamic. In this session, you’ll learn the history of Majorette, foundation movements (coresteps), two ready-for-class choreos, and a stand battle style combo made up of foundation steps applied to different rhythms and tempos of music.

As Beto himself describes it, a Zumba® Master Class is much more than the usual “weekly” class. These classes are led by a special guest instructor or group of instructors for one very special reason — ZINCON™! Zumba® is proud to offer this year's attendees an awesome selection of Master Classes led by some exceptional instructors. They're not to be missed.

Classes / Presenters

  • 2023 Rising Presenter: Hee Ji Seo (Rony)
  • Aqua Zumba® Master Class – Guillermo Melendez
  • Aqua Zumba® Master Class – Jenna Bostic
  • Aqua Zumba® Master Class – Maria Browning
  • Aqua Zumba® Master Class – Richard Gormley
  • Alba Duran + Claudiu Gutu + Seluco Fernandez + Ricardo Rodrigues
  • Alexsa Sissom
  • Armando Salcedo + Walter Diaz + Heidy Torres + Vicky Zagarra
  • Benjamin Richard + Rodrigo Angello + Cat Medina
  • Catherine Marte + Martin Mitchell
  • Dorinda Wexler
  • Fabio Barros
  • Gina Wonder + Dahrio Wonder + Arisa Matsumoto + Morgan Brown
  • Loretta Bates
  • Madelle Paltu-Ob + Brothers Twinz
  • Magali Cepeda + Diego Chantir + Florencia Salgado + Priscilla Graf
  • Mauricio Camargo + Rony Gratereaut + Ecem Ozcan + Didem Zeybek
  • Rodrigo Diaz
  • Sandra Harnes + Ricardo Marmitte + Ricardo Carvalho + Anna Marchenko
  • Sheila Genao + Caressa James + Adriano Sosa + Guillermo Ruiz
  • Steve Boedt + Jessica Exposito + Jonathan Benoit
  • Strong Nation® Master Class - Ai Lee Syarief
  • Team Asia
  • Toni Costa
  • William Villasenor + Yuhaine Lopez + Jennifer Kim + J-lin
  • Zumba Gold® Master Class – Zumba® Gold Team
  • Zumba® Step Master Class – Ricardo Marmitte 
  • Zumba® Toning Master Class – Kelly Bullard

Presented by Zumba® Jammer Maggie Pezeshkian

Become familiar with three common injuries for ZIN™ Members — knee, foot, and leg — and how to prevent them. Understand the causes and mechanisms of injuries, risk factors, treatment options, and preventative measures. Learn various movement modifications, strengthening, stabilizing, and balancing exercises to minimize and eliminate the risks associated with these injuries.

NOTE: The content provided in this session is not intended to be a substitute for personal medical advice, diagnosis, treatment, or injury prevention. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health providers with any questions you may have regarding a specific medical condition, injury, or treatment plan.

This is a seated, non-movement session.

Presented by Zumba® Education Specialist Mansoor Galant and ZIN™ Member Morgan Brown

Pro-Skills Prodigy is a hyper-focused session of Pro-Skills, where you’ll learn tips, tools, and techniques on how to perfectly flow from educator to performer, transforming your Zumba® class from a class to an experience.

Presented by Zumba® Education Specialist Richard Gormley

Start your day on the right foot with this gentle yet dynamic session. This wake-up flow will consist of breathwork, sun salutations, and some really fun and creative movement patterns to energize you for your day. Perfect for yogisor the yoga-curious. All levels and abilities are welcome.

Early morning session. No pre-registration required. First come, first served.

Presented by Zumba® Education Specialist Maria Teresa Stone

We all have a reason why we became Zumba® instructors, but why do you keep teaching? This session will help you uncover your "why" and give you a bigger purpose to continue teaching successful Zumba® classes for your communities.

This is a seated, non-movement session.

Presented by Zumba® Jammer Dionne Thomas

In this session, learn to shed layers of self-judgment and tap into your authenticity. Boost your confidence and fine-tune the ability to teach with authenticity so you can connect with students in a powerful way. We'll use writing prompts and team-building activities to give you the tools to quiet your inner critic, help you love who you are, and fully share yourself with your classes.

This is a seated, non-movement session.

Presented by ZIN™ Member Alina Duma

Spice up your playlist with HOT & NEW moves and get ready to provide a whole new experience to your students. From the most popular TikTok steps to dance challenges, this session is all about accessing the new generation's style. Get ready to be challenged, to step out of your comfort zone, and create NEW MOVES to your Zumba® choreos and applying them to your favorite rhythms.

Presented by Zumba® Home Office Presenter and ZIN™ Member Gina Graziani 

Learn about the ZIN Mentoring Program, including requirements, how to enroll, the matching process, and the ZHO-developed curriculum. Hear from successful mentors along with feedback from program graduates. The session also covers how to facilitate the mentoring process, find local matches, and match manually. Be inspired by participants sharing the program’s impact on their teaching careers.

This is a seated, non-movement session.

Presented by Zumba® Jammer Maurice Weindel 

Are you ready to twerk up your Zumba® routines? Get different variations of booty movements and learn safe and controlled pelvic and hip moves to spice up your choreographies. And remember: Twerking has a deep and rich culture and history in dance and thus fits perfectly to your Zumba® class. Let’s twerk.

Presented by Zumba® Jammer Marlee King and Zumba® Education Specialist Maria Teresa Stone

Get ready to dive into the world of engaging interactions, memorable connections and magical experiences in Aqua Zumba®! In this session, you’ll learn secrets to creating an exhilarating environment to elevate your Aqua Zumba® classes, unleash your connecting powers, ignite your creativity, and be ready to create magic in your classes.

Presented by Zumba® Jammer Mauricio Camargo

This interactive session will focus on all aspects of social media content creation to help you become a social media pro! You’ll get tools and tips on how to create shareable Zumba® content, learn aspects of content (lighting, framing, specs, editing, filming, posting, and hashtags), get hands-on experience on how to shoot, edit, and post, plus learn basic social media algorithm and branding and how to generate shareable Zumba social media content.

Get the moves that get the crowds! Learn several new routines to integrate into your Zumba® classes. Plus, network with fellow ZIN™ Members, get inspired, and benefit from personal feedback — everything you need to be the best instructor you can be. Choose from a variety of sessions led by licensed Zumba® Jammers from around the world.

Choreo ZIN™ Jam Sessions

Presented by: Adela Iacob, Alessandro Belletti, Alice Kollman, Bechir Ben dhief , Gonzalo Alcaino, Heba Fathy, Jung-Ah Kim, Ria Martin, Seoyoung Jeon (Florens), and Yuhaine Lopez.

Choreo ZIN™ Jam Sessions are designed to help you master your choreography, build your cueing library, and learn progressions. In this three-hour Jam Session, you’ll learn four to five new knockout routines to integrate into your Zumba® classes. Refresh your skills, learn new ones, and get everything you need to be the best instructor you can be. You’ll be able to choose from sessions led by licensed Zumba® Jammers.

Rhythm ZIN™ Jam Sessions

Presented by: Carlos Henriquez (Bachata), Anna Marchenko (Bellydance), Daniel DelliQuadri (Cumbia), Jon Martin (Flamenco), Kearsha Saxon (Kizomba), Adriana Quesada (Merengue), Melissa Carias (Quebradita), Indra Cruz (Reggaeton), Dorinda Wexler (Salsa), Fernando Lima (Samba), Erica Dixon (Soca), and Magali Cepeda (Tango).

Dig into your basic rhythms in this three-hour session, where you’ll get four rhythm-specific choreo routines to use in your classes. Practice core steps and variations from your Basic 1 or 2 Training, perfect your form, and learn to identify the beats and instruments. Choose rhythms from Basic 1 or Rhythms 2 Training (Cumbia, Merengue, Reggaeton, Salsa, Belly Dance, Flamenco, Tango, Samba, Soca, and Quebradita).

Specialty ZIN™ Jam Sessions

Presented by: Julie Richetelli (Zumba® Step), Valentina Lottini (Zumba® Kids + Kids Jr), Heather Spencer (Zumba® Toning), Satomi Biggs (Aqua Zumba®) and Ann Saldi (Zumba Gold®)

Enhance your skills from your specialty training! In this three-hour session, you’ll learn four to five new choreos to add to your Zumba® Specialty classes. Choose from a variety of Specialty sessions exclusively for Specialty instructors, led by Zumba® Jammers from around the world. Specialty ZIN™ Jam Sessions include Zumba Gold®, Zumba® Step, Zumba® Toning, Aqua Zumba®, and Zumba® Kids + Kids Jr.

The Get Down ZIN™ Jam Session

Presented by Tommy-Davis Ezedunor

This three-hour Get Down ZIN™ Jam Session is where dope beats, raw energy and fresh moves meet in one of our hottest sessions ever! You’ll learn up to four NEW styles and routines – all inspired by Hip-Hop, R&B, Funk, Pop and the new fusions of music that continue to evolve.

Presented by Zumba® Education Specialists Josie Gardiner and Monika Lejman

Combining lightweight resistance training and rousing world rhythms lets older adults enhance their fitness and enjoy other health benefits. Experience the magic in person in this three-hour session open to all ZIN™ Members. If you’re already licensed, come brush up on your skills. If not, come learn more about this exciting program. When you’re ready to get licensed, just go through an online course* on ZIN™ Home.

Requires a license in both Zumba Gold® and Zumba® Toning programs.

Presented by Zumba® Education Specialists Jessica Exposito and Steve Boedt     

Dancing isn’t just about steps — it’s about emotions too. Learn to experience and inspire different feelings depending on what a song’s melody and lyrics transmit: power, fun, excitement, romance, love, happiness, and more. Enjoy a journey where your experience and sensations change with the rhythms.

Presented by Zumba® Home Office Presenter and ZIN Member Gina Graziani  

In a crisis, members often ask: “How can we help?” Find out with best practices from ZHO and ZES/ZJ/ZIN/ZCOM teams on activating in your local community to support charities and give crisis relief. With lots of real-life examples, you’ll learn first steps, how to organize a team, and how to stay connected. You’ll leave with tested framework and process to spread Zumba Love quickly and effectively.

 This is a seated, non-movement session.

Presented by Zumba® Education Specialist Hermann Melo

Mastering the warm-up and cooldown is essential to delivering a safe, effective, and exhilarating experience. In this session, you’ll learn how to kick off a class safely and bring it down at the end. A must-learn for any fitness professional!

$499 $599


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