Extend your ZINCON experience with the Extended ZINCON Experience, or one of the fitness certifications. ZINCON offers a variety of Pre-Convention fitness certification sessions to complement your Zumba® license. Fitness certifications expand your knowledge on anatomy, kinesiology, and so much more to help you teach better Zumba classes. Please note, these have an additional cost to participate.

$59 for a Mega ZIN™ Jam of your choice. 

Squeeze even more passion out of ZINCON with the Extended Convention Experience! New and improved, this experience lets you add a fifth day of ZINCON on Wednesday, August 9th. The Extended Experience features a Mega Jam Session, which includes a full Master Class featuring a team of Zumba® Jammers, allowing you to learn several of the Master Class routines to integrate into your Zumba® classes.

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

    Presented By:

    Mega Jam 1: Benjamin Richard + Rodrigo Angello + Heba Fathy + Adela Iacob

    Mega Jam 2: Jeimy Bueno + Tommy-Davis Ezedunor + William Villasenor + Anna Marchenko

    Mega Jam 3: Rony Gratereaut + Jonathan Benoit + Alba Duran + Yuhaine Lopez

AEA Member: $99.00 Late or Non-Member: $129.00

Bundle Option - $209 - Includes In Person Practical Applications Course, Online Certification Prep Course, Manual, Exam & 2 Year Membership

    CECs/CEUs: AEA 8.0*, ACE 0.6, AFAA 5.5, ATRI 6.0, NASM 0.7

    *AEA CECs issued to individuals who are currently AEA Certified and those who obtain AEA Certification within 180 days of course completion date.

    AEA Certification takes your aquatic fitness career to the next level! Join the elite team of certified pros by utilizing the training resources provided by AEA, including this engaging hands-on workshop. Offered only by AEA Training Specialists, this course strengthens teaching skills needed as an aquatic group fitness instructor or personal trainer working with clients in the water. With both classroom and pool learning, you can better prepare for the certification exam by putting information from the manual and online prep course into action! Lecture, video examples, worksheets, movement skill practice, and practical demonstrations will reinforce practical knowledge of safe and effective aquatic fitness programming and instruction. Your industry expert will cover applied anatomy, muscle actions and equipment, altering exercise intensity, program design, deck teaching and more. Specialized training for those seeking the AEA Aquatic Fitness Professional Certification! The day-long course focuses on practical instructor skills and covers many, but not all, areas of the AEA Aquatic Fitness Professional Learning Objectives. Additional advanced study is highly recommended for the examination, including the AEA AFP Online Prep Course.

    Have you been AEA Certified for a while? Things have changed! Reinforce your practical knowledge of safe and effective aquatic fitness programming and instruction!

    PLEASE NOTE: As the primary resource for certification, the AEA Aquatic Fitness Professional Manual, Seventh Edition will be referenced throughout the course. Have your manual available.

$49 for ZINs that have upgraded to the GFI for ZIN™ subscription

$99 Zumba® Pre-Convention Workshop

    Group Fitness: The Practical Way™ is an in-person instructor training for those who have made it a goal to become a certified AFAA Group Fitness Instructor (GFI) as well as for currently certified instructors.

    Taught by a long-time ZIN, you will learn AFAA methods to:

    • Judge if a movement is effective & safe
    • Be aware of potential risks & basics of human movements
    • Learn how to make a movement easier as well as more challenging
    • Teach your class a choreo within the Zumba formula
    • Create effective & safe movement prep (warm-up & cool downs)
    • Hear & move to the beat
    • Build-in transitions from one movement to the next
    • Basics of cueing (verbal & non-verbal)
    • How to cue before movement
    • How to hit each of 5 parts of a successful class
    • Tips for studying and passing your AFAA GFI Exam
    • Open Q&A with AFAA Master Instructor

    Group Fitness: The Practical Way™ focuses on those skills which are necessary to be an effective, safe, and engaging Group Fitness Instructor: leadership and presentation, class design, safe and effective movement prep (traditionally referred to as “warm-up”), various training modalities, cueing and music utilization, as well as exercise evaluation and modification. It also provides 7 hours of CEUs for currently certified instructors.

    CALL TO REGISTER: 844-956-2799

$49 para ZINs que hayan obtenido la suscripción de GFI para ZIN™ 
$99 para el Taller antes de la Convención de Zumba®  

    Aptitud Física en Grupo: “La Forma Práctica” es un taller de capacitación para instructores en persona y para aquellos que se han propuesto convertirse en Instructores de Fitness Grupal certificados por AFAA (AFAA-GFI por sus siglas en inglés), así como para instructores actualmente certificados. 

    Los métodos de AFAA serán impartidos por un ZIN con mucha experiencia. 
    Podrás aprender lo siguiente: 


    • Como juzgar si un movimiento es efectivo y seguro   
    • A ser consciente de los posibles riesgos y conceptos básicos de los movimientos humanos 
    • Aprenderás  movimientos más fáciles y desafiantes 
    • Podras enséñar a tu clase coreografías dentro de la fórmula de Zumba 
    • Crearás movimientos efectivos y seguros (calentamiento y enfriamiento) 
    • Aprenderás a escuchar y a moverte al ritmo 
    • Incorporarás transiciones de un movimiento al siguiente 
    • Conceptos básicos de las señales (verbales y no verbales) 
    • Cómo hacer una señal antes un movimiento 
    • Cómo alcanzar cada una de las 5 partes de una clase exitosa 
    • Consejos para estudiar y aprobar el examen AFAA-GFI 
    • Preguntas y respuestas abiertas con un AFAA Master Instructor


    Aptitud Física en Grupo: “La Forma Práctica” se enfoca en aquellas habilidades que son necesarias para ser un Instructor de acondicionamiento físico grupal. Aprenderás liderazgo y presentación, diseño de clases, preparación de movimientos que son seguros y efectivos (tradicionalmente conocidos como "calentamiento"), diversas modalidades de entrenamiento, uso de señales y música. Así como evaluación y modificación de ejercicios. También proporciona 7 horas de CEU para instructores actualmente certificados. 

    ¡Llama para registrarte! : 844-246-1049

FREE Zumbini® Pre-Convention Instructor Training

    CECs: ACE 15, AFAA 15

    Become an instructor for Zumbini, the early childhood education program for children ages 0 - 4 and their caregivers. Using original music and movement, Zumbini creates the ultimate bonding experience for families, while driving cognitive, social, behavioral, and motor skill development for young children. This one-day course teaches everything you need to become a successful Zumbini instructor! Topics include:

    • How to create a Zumbini lesson plan
    • The “play” teaching methodology
    • The 10 Key Points of the program
    • Using “whole song choreography”
    • Weekly song development + activities
    • Class management techniques
    • Early childhood education practices for exposure, facilitation, participation, and process

    Zumba has partnered with BabyFirst TV, the only network dedicated to this age group, to create Zumbini Time, an original series airing multiple times per day, every day. Zumbini Time gives viewers a sample of a live Zumbini class and encourages them to find a live class in their area via Zumbini.com, creating unparalleled marketing support for Zumbini instructors.

    Don’t miss this opportunity to get trained for FREE!

Get the party started before ZINCON! Come to the official Pre-ZINCON Party at Mango's in Orlando the Wednesday night before ZINCON begins.


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