Zumba Classes2017-07-21T05:38:33-04:00

Zumba Classes

Zumba Class Schedule

Loggerhead Fitness voted Palm Beach County’s #1 health and fitness club, awarded small business of the year by the Northern Palm Beach Chamber of Commerce offers Zumba classes in the Juno Beach, Jupiter, Palm Beach Gardens and North Palm Beach communities. Zumba is one of the most effective exercises for toning, shaping, weight loss and building strength.

Our Zumba instructors, are recognized as some of the best in Palm Beach County. Zumba is an aerobic fitness program featuring movements inspired by various styles of Latin American dance and performed primarily to Latin American dance music. Zumba fitness has quickly grown to one of the most popular group exercise classes on the planet. If you are looking for a fun fusion of dance moves from styles like Salsa, Merengue, Reggaeton and Flamenco, and the sort of choreography you might see in a nightclub then you will love our Zumba classes. Dance to great music, with great people, and burn a ton of calories without even realizing it!

Check out our full Class Schedule to see Zumba times!

INSTRUCTOR BIOS

Nora Lara - Group X - Zumba

From a Caribbean country, Venezuela, and always involved in the dancing world. Nora became a Zumba instructor because one of her passions is to dance. Nora also teaches group fitness and she is working towards receiving her Silver Sneakers certification. Her classes are always a party. She enjoys teaching while building strong healthy bodies!

Norma-Jeanne Byrd - Group X Instructor - Zumba Gold

Norma Jeanne Byrd is Loggerhead Fitness’s Zumba® Gold instructor. She’s been teaching Zumba® classes since 2011, is a certified AFAA Group Exercise instructor and has additional licenses for other Zumba® specialties and Silver Sneakers.

Originally from St. Louis, MO, NJ moved to Captiva Island, FL when she was 19, following a friend and her passion to live on a tropical island. There she developed knowledge and expertise with tropical and native plants which launched her successful 30 year career in environmental conservation. She met her husband, Joe Rosselot, on a visit to Kentucky where they married in 1987 and she worked for The Nature Conservancy (TNC). In 1989, they moved to Hobe Sound, FL when she became the director of TNC’s Blowing Rocks Preserve on Jupiter Island. They’ve lived in Palm Beach Gardens since 2002.

Norma Jeanne has had type 1 diabetes since age 2, proving that disease or illness doesn’t have to hold you back from your dreams and fitness. She has a BA in English from the University of Florida and wrote a successful book for directors of environmental organizations titled Directors Guide to Best Practices. She is an avid reader and in addition to Zumba®, enjoys bicycling, mountain hiking, travel, growing plants and the outdoors.

Irina Wetzel - Group X - Instructor

Certifications:  AFAA, LES MILLS

Irina was born in Lima Peru and in 2005 started her fitness career. She is AFAA and Les Mills certified and teaches many types of Group X classes. She also attended the prestigious Institute of Human Performance in Boca Raton, (2013-2015) where she received her certification as Personal Trainer with an emphasis on functional training. She is passionate about what she does and believes her talents come from a spiritual place. She is a vessel of healing through spirit and movement.

Rita Benza - Group X - Zumba

Certifications:  Zumba, AFAA

Rita grew up in Cincinnati, Ohio and is a graduate of the University of Cincinnati. She obtained her Zumba Instructor license in 2011. She also teaches Zumba Step, Zumba Gold, Zumba Toning, and Strong by Zumba Fitness.  Her Primary Group Ex Certification is through AFAA (Athletics and Fitness association of America). She is current in her continuing education hours as well as her CPR through American Red Cross in Adult and Pediatric First Aid CPR/AED. She teaches various formats of group fitness including but not limited to HIIT (high intensity interval training), Bootcamp, Cardio Sculpt, Cardio Strength, Tabata, Cardio Core and Tone as well as Circuit Training.

Harlee Christman - Group X - Zumba

Certifications:  Zumba, Zumba Gold, Barre Above

Harlee graduated as a Theatre Major from Alexander W. Dreyfoos School of the Arts in 2010, with a concentration in Performance, where she studied Dance Technique from Broadway Dancer-choreographers: Byron Easley, Lloyd Culbreath and Gary Lewis. Harlee has over 10 years of musical theatre dance experience and has taught Zumba, Cardio Dance and Zumba Gold.  She is successful in leading students of all ages and levels through fun dance fitness routines that improve aerobic capacity and coordination.  Harlee is a member of the Zumba Instructor Network, is CPR/AED certified, and attained a Zumba Instructor license, as well as a Barre Above Certification. Harlee is passionate about empowering others to love and respect their bodies by emphasizing the health benefits of exercise.

Aylin Ryan - Group X - Zumba

Certifications: AFAA Group Fitness, Zumba, Zumba Gold, Zumba Toning, Silver Sneakers, CPR/AED

Education: Master of Social Work and Bachelor in Science with Majors in Botany and Environmental Studies

Aylin has loved to dance since she was a little girl. She studied belly dancing during her college years and three years ago fell in love with Zumba. She obtained her Zumba, Zumba Toning and Zumba Gold license and has been teaching for two years. Aylin is also certified to teach AFAA Group Fitness classes. She is Silver Sneakers and CPR/AED certified. Aylin’s goal is to create a fun atmosphere where people forget they are working out and look forward to coming back to take their next class.