Ali has been dancing all her life. She as a degree in Theater with a minor in Dance from Ithaca College. She has studied many genres of dance including Tap, Jazz, Lyrical, Ballet, Swing, Smooth Ballroom, Latin Ballroom, Hip Hop and Broadway. She tries to incorporate as many of these styles into her classes as possible.
Ali also choreographs shows for theater and schools. She really loves being able to teach people how to dance and get them to discover their inner dancer. Her Zumba® Fitness mission is to have everyone leave her classes sweaty and smiling!
Ali became a Zumba® instructor in January 2008 and holds the following Zumba® Licenses:
Basic I, Basic II
Zumba® Gold Zumba® Toning
Zumba® Kids, Zumba® Sentao
She was also chosen to be a Zumba® Jammer, teaching choreography to fellow Zumba® instructors.
All Fired Up™ Creator
Masala Bhangra® Instructor
Tabata Bootcamp™ Instructor
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