Ever because I can remember, anytime I listened to audio, I just had to dance.
It was instinct!
My young self would dance in entrance of the mirror for hours on finish, generally till I drained myself out and was dripping sweat by the conclude.
One particular could say I was owning my have individual Zumba classes.
Seeing each parents in action, like when we accompanied my Mother to her basketball games (a women’s staff of her buddies from wherever we lived) and joined my dad on his day by day 5AM operates, they regularly inspired me to stay lively and reside a nutritious way of living.
I joined keep track of as quickly as I could, exactly where we ran relays and traveled to compete versus other faculties, profitable trophies and medals at the younger age of 6.
I ongoing with basketball and when coming into high faculty, out of 300 women I was 1 of 30 to be picked for cheerleading crew.
Which is wherever I rediscovered my enthusiasm for dancing I produced up choreographies for pals (from mine and other educational facilities) when they had activities for Independence Day, carnivals, etcetera.
I obtained recognition for these work.
12 a long time ago, I determined to indication up for the health club.
The 1st day I was generating my way about when I heard songs, of system it straight away caught my notice.
I walked in the direction of the contagious defeat and gathered the bravery to wander in.
That’s how I identified Zumba.
I stayed in a corner toward the back again and happened to capture the notice of the instructor, who brought me to the stage 2 times!
At the finish of the course, she questioned me if I was an teacher mainly because she was been impressed by my actions and the capacity to stick to/information the course. I had no concept what Zumba was at the time, but she insisted that I get licensed.
I was in awe with the audio, system and every little thing in amongst. I began co-training her while I waited for the major certification working day. As you can likely guess, the rest is history.
I have been training non-stop for 11 several years and despite the fact that often I have imagined about putting my Zumba days driving me, my learners won’t permit me and I experience grateful for them enabling me to go on doing what I enjoy- dancing, training, exercising.
And, I nevertheless enjoy it now as considerably as I did when I was little and did it on my possess front of a mirror.
(Mercedes Trejo )