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About Me

Since I started Zumba, I have lost 32kgs! Zumba® has changed my life, and I know it will change yours too. 

The photo on the left hand side was taken in March, 2011, and the photo on the right is now. I can't even believe that was me back then - I still look pregnant, and my son was 1½ when that photo was taken!! 

My story may sound familiar to many of you reading this. I have yo-yo'ed with my weight forever. I have been to gyms, and done every exercise known to man, and woman!  

I lost weight for my wedding, going to personal trainers and killing myself at the gym.

None of it was fun, but I wanted to lose weight, and was prepared to do anything to be slim. 

But after the wedding, I relaxed on the exercise, and sure enough, the weight crept back on. Then a few years later, I had a baby, and you guessed it, piled on a heap more weight! 

And the weight didn't shift - in fact, I got bigger after my son was born! Before long, I was the size you see in the photo on the left, wondering how I got there. 

And then I found Zumba®. 

I went to my first class, and I was hooked. It was the first time that exercise was really fun for me. The music was magnetic, the moves were energising and the people were really friendly. It was the best thing I had ever experienced. 

So here I am. I worked hard, trained hard, lost the weight, and now I am a Zumba® Instructor.  

Zumba® has changed my life, and I know it will change yours too. 

I look forward to seeing you at my Zumba® classes. 

With Zumba® love,


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