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My Zumba Evolution

The first time I taught Zumba at 24 Hour Fitness, I did one song. I hadn't yet completed my training ...
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NYCTALKING 11: The human shield

Growing Up Bronx had it's pros and cons. I'd say that being used as a human shield during a shootout ...
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My first Zumba famous Masterclass: Ricardo Marmitte

Anyone who knows me, knows that I don't particularly care for the fanfare associated with famous or well known people ...
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Face the class!

Let's try this again. It's a topic that I've covered many times and some people just don't seem to get ...
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NYCTALKING 10: What makes a good Zumba instructor?

What are some of the ingredients that go into the making of a good Zumba instructor? I have a very ...
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Arsenio Hall Smart and Classy on Netflix

So I've known of Arsenio Hall since way back when. Interestingly, I've never seen him do any stand up. I ...
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USAF Basic Training: Why are you shouting at me?

Before I enlisted and went to Air Force boot camp, I was enrolled in the United States Marine Corps poolie ...
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Let’s talk about cues in Zumba

Let's paint two contrasting pictures here. First, let's look at a Zumba class where the students are having a great ...
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USAF Basic Training: Run to cadence

One of the things I expected to experience during basic training was running together as a unit and singing cadence ...
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Special needs 12 year old boy being punched by boys and girls

I came across this story on my facebook feed, and it really, really angered me. A 12 year old boy ...
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Don’t pick up my dog!

If you’ve ever met my puppy, odds are very high that you lost your mind when you saw how cute ...
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Mom’s Kitchen and Bar

Recently, I met up with two of my childhood friends. We were trying to find a cool spot in Manhattan ...
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