Since Mar 2011
Melissa Gonzalez

Melissa Gonzalez

About Me

Melissa is a Certified ZUMBA Fitness®, ZUMBA Sentao®, Aqua ZUMBA®, and ZUMBAtomic® Instructor. She is known for her amazing weight lost story. Back in 2006 Melissa weighted 307 lbs.! Being a mother of 2 beautiful children she was too busy to realize that her bad eating habits lack of exercise were negatively affecting her life! She encountered many health related problem due to her weight. She knew she needed to make a lifestyle change if she wanted to live to see her children grow up. After losing over 150 lbs Melissa is a now a Master Bellydancer / performer, Zumba, Les Mills SH’BAM,PowerHoopz,Firm & Flex and Group Fitness Instructor and teaches throughout Central Florida.

 

She has been chosen by Fox 35 News Orlando as Central Florida MOST Inspiring Instructor and been picked by Zumba Fitness® to be on the 2013 up coming Zumba Fitness® Exhilarate infomercial! She is currently pursuing her ACSM Personal Trainer Certification and her degree in Sport Medicine and Nutrition. Her goal is to become a motivational wellness speaker.

 

Melissa has a dance background in Bellydance, Bollywood, Samba, Salsa, Sword, Video Vixen, Hip Hop, Polynesian, Burlesque and Pole Dance Fitness. She has been involved in Latin, Hip-Hop and World dance for more than 16 years! It is her love of dancing and music that brought her to Zumba.

 

For more information and classes check out  Liciousfitness.com

Qualifications

  • Zumba BasicZumba Basic
    License to teach regular Zumba® classes.
  • Aqua ZumbaAqua Zumba
    License to teach the 'pool party' workout for all ages using the Zumba® formula and traditional aqua techniques.
  • ZumbatomicZumbatomic
    License to teach the custom-designed kids program that blends dance-fitness routines with fun games and high-energy music.
  • Zumba SentaoZumba Sentao
    Licensed to teach the party-like workout that incorporates chairs to improve strength, definition and endurance.
  • Zumba® Convention 2012Zumba® Convention 2012
    Attended Zumba® Instructor Convention 2012
  • E-Learning CoreE-Learning Core
    The Zumba® Core training capsule is an e-learning experience for ZIN™ Members who want to offer more powerful core moves and routines in their Zumba classes.
  • AffiliateAffiliate
    This instructor is a registered affiliate

License to teach

  • Zumba BasicZumba Basic
    License to teach regular Zumba® classes.
  • Aqua ZumbaAqua Zumba
    License to teach the 'pool party' workout for all ages using the Zumba® formula and traditional aqua techniques.
  • ZumbatomicZumbatomic
    License to teach the custom-designed kids program that blends dance-fitness routines with fun games and high-energy music.
  • Zumba SentaoZumba Sentao
    Licensed to teach the party-like workout that incorporates chairs to improve strength, definition and endurance.